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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 resume Monday night 30th October (6-7/7-8) and will finish on Monday 18th December.
New: Thursday mornings 0930-1030 November 9th to December 14th inclusive.
Club membership is £5 per year, sessions cost £4 for members . 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 has a huge breath and depth of knowledge on fitness issues. He is able to implement this knowledge into a practical course both making the task of fitness and conditioning both different and interesting from other fitness training that most are familiar with. He understands the safety issues when dealing with young adults strength and conditioning programmes. Programmes he sets are tailored to the individual needs of the group. There was a huge amount of progress made with some of these individuals in terms of their understanding of fitness and their own fitness levels.
23 Nov 2017
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