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Excelsior ADC Weightlifting
Welcome to the Weightlifting club page. We run 6 sessions a week in Willand, Devon. Each session is coached and linked over 6-7 weeks.
In order to attend you need to be 13 years or older and injury free. You will get professionally coached and shown how to lift safely.
The sessions are coached by James Marshall, author of Get Stronger. James is NSCA certified, UKSCA accredited and is a level 2 Weightlifting coach. He tutors level 1-3 Strength and conditioning coaching courses as well as Level 1 and 2 Coaching Weightlifting courses.
Excelsior ADC is affiliated to British Weightlifting.
Sessions start Monday night 4th September (6-7/7-8), Thursday morning 0930-1030. Monday afternoon sessions 1330-1430 have started for trainee coaches, will be available for others in October.
Club membership is £5 per year, sessions cost £4 for members (payable in advance in blocks and guaranteed place £28 for Sep/ Oct 2017). Non members can pay £6 per session and train if space is available.
The format will include:
- Physical preparation: structural integrity.
- Technical coaching on the main lifts (Commonly known as Olympic lifts) including, cleans, snatch, spilt snatch and derivatives.
- Nutrition and lifestyle advice.
Weightlifting is one of the fastest growing sports for women in the UK.
Other female lifters will be there to help and encourage you.
Here are 4 of our female lifters describing why they like what they do:
Here is Excelsior ADC member, goalkeeper Dan James doing a power clean and push jerk.
Please contact James Marshall to register your interest. Places are limited to 6 per session.
Our base is in Willand, Cullompton,Devon, Ex15 2RN. This is only 15 minutes from Tiverton and Wellington in Somerset, only 25 minutes from Honiton, Exeter and Taunton in Somerset.
In the mean time, read these for inspiration
or watch this video from British Weightlifting
"James worked with the Exeter and Taunton based Southwest Talent Centre scholarship athletes. He is deeply knowledgeable about strength and conditioning and has excelled at working with young athletes. His sessions are challenging and fun and he has succeeded in blending a group of athletes from a diverse range of sports into a cohesive training group.
04 Nov 2017
Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Course. DATE 4-5 Nov 2017 & 6-7 Jan 2018
Venue: London, W10 6RP.
Cost: £385 including materials and access to online resources. To book send a deposit of £100 here.
The deposit is non refundable. Once the full balance has been paid and your place confirmed a refund cannot be provided.