USA Weightlifting’s New Athlete Development Sites

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

On October 16, 2017, USA Weightlifting (USAW) announced 13 Athlete Development Sites located in the West and Southeast United States.  The announcement of these sites raised a number of questions: What will the sites be [...]

Mom, I Need New Shoes! Shoe Buying Tips for Youth Weightlifters

August 18th, 2017|Categories: Athlete Resources, Parent Resources|

Child: “Mom, I need new shoes.” Mom: “I just bought you new shoes." Child: “Well, they don’t fit any more.” Mom: “I can’t buy you shoes this minute. You’ll just have to make those shoes [...]

German Youth Weightlifting Competitions: Rules and Scoring

July 19th, 2017|Categories: Competition|

This article contains the specifications for Germany’s youth weightlifting competitions, as seen in “Youth Weightlifting in Germany.” For the original source of the rules and technical charts in German, see here and here. Youth weightlifting competitions [...]