Open Weightlifting Competition, Hobart

Anyone can enter this Weightlifting competition, you don’t have to be a current member of Weightlifting Tasmania although the entry fee is less if you are. If you are new to competition Weightlifting, here are some reasons why you should give it a go: You don’t have to wear a regulation Weightlifting competition uniform (lifting […]

AWF Level 1 Coaching Course

Zac Millhouse

30 June -01 July, 2018 at 18 Knoll Street, Glenorchy This 2-day course, certified by the Australian Weightlifting Federation, will provide an excellent foundation for anyone interested  in learning the skills and methodology of Olympic Weightlifting. If you are a prospective athlete or a coach this course is for you and it does not matter […]

Fassina wins Silver at Commonwealth Games

Kaitlyn Fassina of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania

Hobart mother Kaitlyn (Kaity) Fassina and member of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania won a silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Kaity finished with 5 out of 6 lifts, setting a new personal best in the Clean & Jerk of 128Kg in the process. Kaity’s only failure was her second […]

AWF Level 1 Coach Accreditation Course

This 2-day course, certified by the Australian Weightlifting Federation, will provide an excellent foundation for anyone interested  in learning the skills and methodology of Olympic Weightlifting. If you are a prospective athlete or a coach this course is for you and it does not matter whether you have previous experience of the sport. You will […]

Masterclass in Weightlifting

Timetable 2:00 Welcome and Introductions 2:02 Overview of session 2:05 General warm-up and mobilisation 2:10 Working on the Snatch (60 mins) Overhead Squats (warm-up) Snatch Balance Snatch with No Pull Snatch (Full Movement) Snatch Pulls 3:10 Working on the Clean & Jerk (60 mins) Split Squat Jerk Balance Power Clean with Stop on Catch Clean […]