Idaho Weightlifting: Coaching Information

USAW Coaches Certification Courses

The history and development of this program that is the basis for all training by Idaho Weightlifting 

Program Design
Basic concepts for developing training programs for weightlifters

Competition Strategies
A look at warming up and two approaches on staying warm after the opening attempt

Factors that Influence a Weightlifters "Pull"
A look at the different 'concerns' coaches and athletes should consider when evaluating their 'pull'

Real Pulls
A look at the actual events of a weightlifting pull

The Jerk
Suggestions for improving the performance of this, critical, part of Weightlifting

Squatting: Thoughts by Bill Starr

A look at this serious concern in weightlifting

Jerk Blocks