Bob Takano

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As a lifelong follower of weightlifting, I can say interest in the sport is at an all-time high. So there will continue to be a need for competent instruction.
I don't believe that weightlifting coaching for competition can be done properly online no matter how developed the quality of the medium. Here's why.
The purpose of this article is to provide some helpful direction to the novice coach who might be perplexed at how to assess and progress a new athlete.
With the rise in popularity of weightlifting as a sport and for improving performance, there has been a rise in misinterpretation.
Jerks are often lost in front, and much of the time this can be attributed to improper actions of the legs and feet.
It is definitely to the benefit of those serious about pursuing a career as an athlete to develop some sort of daily schedule to minimize disruptions.
If I were to identify one of the key differences between sports champions and athletes enjoying limited success, it is the degree to which top athletes are sensitive to the needs of their bodies.
There is a reason for standardized terminology, and that is so confusion is minimized. To help newer coaches, here is a list of useful weightlifting terms and exactly what they mean.
I often run across coaches who slap together training programs with no thought to the issue of exercise sequence and the results can be damaging, especially with new lifters.
We are at an interesting period where is a swelling of interest in the Olympic lifts, but trainees lack a proper physical education. For new weightlifting coaches, the game has forever changed.
Although most people understand the relevance of anatomy and physiology, few people understand the process of scientific reasoning that may be the most valuable tool that can be applied to coaching.
Weightlifting might be an individual sport, but it is best trained for in a group setting. Here are the reasons I believe the most successful lifters came from a real team setting.