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August 21, 2017
Britain’s best Science Fiction Author dies I am sorry to hear today that Brian Aldiss has died. My thoughts go out to his family. His books have given me great pleasure over the years right up until the current day (one of his books usually features on my reading review of the year). Aldiss was […]
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Weightlifting Club

Excelsior ADC Weightlifting

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Safe lifting

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.

August 2017 

Evening sessions 1800-1900 and 1900-2000 on

  • Tuesday 8th August
  • Monday 14th August
  • Monday 21st August

September 2017

Sessions start Monday night 4th September (6-7/7-8), Wednesday night (6-7/ 7-8), Tuesday/Thursday morning 0930-1030 (tbc). 

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.

In addition we will be running Sport England funded sessions in the day and evening too for Ladies aged 13+ (please contact me to register interest).weightlifting club

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.

Female weightlifting:

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

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Client Testimonials

Josh Steels: wheelchair tennis
I started working with James 3 years ago via the TASS programme. When James first met me, physically I was nowhere the best I could be. Since working with James I have seen vast improvements in my fitness and strength which has been put into great use on court.Each session is worked around making sure I am able to get the best quality training as well as catering for my chronic pain and fatigue levels. On top of this James has always been happy to meet at facilities that are best for myself meaning I could fit training sessions in on route to tournaments or camps.
 
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Upcoming Courses

Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Horsham, Sussex
14 Oct 2017

Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Horsham. 14th -15th October 2017 Venue: Christ’s Hospital, Horsham, W. Sussex, RH13 0LA. Assessment Day: Sunday 3rd December 2017. Cost: £280 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 […]

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