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Red Lodge Raw Powerlifting Meet

This meet is open to any high school students that wish to participate. $25.00 entry fee per student, per event. All proceeds from this meet go toward enhancing Red Lodge High School's strength program. Please email or call for entry form. This is a great opportunity for kids ages 14-19 to lift. Please contact Andy or Missy if you have any questions!

SPF Bar Benders on the Bay 2016

Create: 01/15/2016 - 11:05
"IronHorse Powerlifting and Rocks Discount Vitamins and More present the SPF Bar Benders on the Bay 2016 Powerlifting Meet in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 12, at the Emerald Beach Hotel, sponsored by Titan Support Systems, Powerlifting Watch, McDonalds, Armadillo Chiropractic, Emerald Beach Hotel, and Pure Energy Fitness. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to compete for CASH and vacation on the beautiful Corpus Christi Bay! Big cash prizes at this meet - one of the only cash meets in the country so don't miss out! Get your registration in early to reserve your spot, entries will be capped. For more information contact Ramey Benfield at SPFTexas@gmail.com."

2016 USAPL Pennsylvania Raw Powerlifting and Push Pull Championships

Schedule: All events take place at East Swamp Church Friday May 13th 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Early equipment check for any lifters, if interested. Saturday May 14th7:00 AM to 8:30 AM - Weigh-in / equipment check for morning session. 12pm. Weigh-in/ Equipment check for PM Session RULES CLINIC - after weigh-ins, from 8:30 AM till approximately 8:40 AM. from 1:00 -1:30 PM for afternoon session SQUAT contest will start approximately 9:15 AM, PM session starts about 2:00 PM,

CONTINUED EDUCATION - The USPA coach certification - Part 3: Syllabi

Create: 01/12/2016 - 10:51
This certification course is a two day course and it includes the teaching progressions of the Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift and all associated movements. Participants will gain knowledge and experience of training for both competitive lifters and for athletes using these movements for strength and power development. The course includes theoretical classroom, and practical hands-on portions. Course duration is over one weekend and lasts approximately 18 hours divided between lecture and practical training. This course is applicable for Competitive Powerlifting Coaches, Strength & Conditioning Coaches, Sports Performance Coaches, Certified Personal Trainers, and Health & Fitness Enthusiast.

CONTINUED EDUCATION - The USPA coach certification - Part 2: explanations from Director Lord Elliot

Create: 01/12/2016 - 10:47
Lord Elliot, Director of Coaches Certification, explains the program. Part 3 comprises the Sillabi. PLW - When was the USPA coach certification program created and what was the rationale for that? Lord Elliot - I became a CA State Referee in December of 2011 to give back to a sport that has been part of my life since 1989 when I was 13yrs old and while I was sitting in the chair judging squats, I thought of an idea to improve the movement of the athletes in the USPA. During the year of creating the program I didn’t want to reinvent the wheel of what was being offered to the sport. I wanted to take the direction of biomechanical movement to teach coaches, trainers, and athletes how to move optimally based on their structure and style of technique. During my extensive research I contacted Tom DeLong to assist me with completing the manual and he presented to me an idea he had been wanting to do for years which I agreed to be the direction of the program. In June of 2013 I founded National Academy of Strength and Power, NASPOWER, as an online education course for coaches, trainers, and athletes. In the summer of 2014, Steve Denison wanted to discuss a course for the USPA and after many months, Tom and I created a live seminar program of the same NASPOWER materials and new material specifically for the USPA to certify coaches. We started with a second edition of the manual and revised the program to its latest version of edition 2.3. We are continuously making improvements to the program with the latest research to be part of the leaders of the fitness industry educating the fitness community with the objective to grow the sport.

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