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Why Parkour should stay out of the Olympics
December 12, 2018
Parkour as an Olympic Sport? The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has included Parkour as a new gymnastics discipline to be included in the Olympics. This is a concern for all those who enjoy the freedom of expression and creativity that is at the heart of Parkour. Young men running and jumping through the woods is […]
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Weight lifting Club

Excelsior ADC Weightlifting

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Welcome to the Weightlifting club page. We run 6 sessions a week in Willand, Cullompton in term time.

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, level 2 technical official.

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.

Autumn 2018

Week beginning 22nd October, ending Friday 21st December.

  • Monday night: 1830-1930
  • Tuesday/ Wednesday mornings 0930-1030  (tbc depending on members’ perference).
  • Friday evenings 1815 -1915

Club membership is £5 per year (October 1st to September 30th), sessions cost £4 for members payable in advance in blocks, or £5 on the day (so £36 for 1 session per week for this block).

Non members can pay £6 per session and train if space is available.

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Love to lift girls

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

Client Testimonials

Scott Rogers: Footballer
I ruptured my ACL back in August 2015 playing football for Tiverton Town FC. Not only have I just returned to play again less than a year later with my knee feeling as good as it did prior to my injury,  but my my body in the whole feels like it was 10 years ago […]
 
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Upcoming Courses

Sports Performance Workshop: Willand
02 Jan 2019

Sporting success starts here

  • Are you a sporting teenager who wants to get better? 
  • Do you play more than 1 sport?
  • Do you want specific advice on how you can prepare for the matches ahead?
  • Do you want to know how to balance school/ club sporting commitments?
  • This day is for you. 

The Day will include: 

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