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  • Stephanie Pickrell of the Weightlifting Academy of Sport snatches 56Kg at the Australian Championships 2017

    Open Weightlifting Competition 16 June 2018

    Weightlifting competition at the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, 18 Knoll Street, Glenorchy. This competition is a part of the “Presidents Cup” run by Weightlifting Tasmania. Here is the SECOND draft…

  • Zac Millhouse

    AWF Level 1 Coaching Course

    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…

  • Kaitlyn Fassina of the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania

    Fassina wins Silver at Commonwealth Games

    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…

  • Image of coach Leo Isaac in action

    Workshop: Developing Leg Strength and Agility for All Athletes

    This 2-hour workshop will take place on Saturday 10 March at the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, 18 Knoll Street, Glenorchy, Hobart from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm. Participants will performance a…

  • Press in Split Position

    This exercise is about core stability while performing the Jerk, a significant issue for many athletes. The issue is that the degree of pelvic rotation in the Jerk Receiving position…

  • The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania in action

    Weightlifting Research: Get Involved!

    Calling all persons who want to learn more about Weightlifting. Where: Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, Hobart When: 09-13 January 2018 Who: Novice – Advanced Athletes interested in Olympic Weightlifting Here…

  • Intensive Training Camp January 2018

    For athletes and coaches,   a very special opportunity not to be missed. The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania will conduct a 5 day training camp from 9-13 January that will provide…

  • Study course for coaches and instructors

    Training of Instructors and Coaches

    I am very pleased to announce that development is underway of long-awaited courses that provide the knowledge and skills to be effective as Instructors and Coaches in a Weightlifting club…

  • Image of Camilla Fogagnolo at 2017 Australian Weightlifting Championships

    Academy Athletes in Action at Australian Championships 2017

    Stephanie Pickrell (Gold and Bronze) Hannah Spinks Zac Millhouse (Silver) Camilla Fogagnolo (Gold) Ben Spinks Sean Fitzgerald (Bronze) Kaity Fassina (Gold)

  • Ideas for School Projects in Weightlifting

    Weightlifting is an excellent sport for a school science project. Here are some questions for students to ponder: Using the ‘principle of the lever’, explain why it is good technique…