Coaches2017-05-25T18:14:50+00:00

Lessons Learned from the Youth Olympic Games

December 6th, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Competition|

In October 2018, Peyton Brown and Jerome Smith traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina to represent the United States at the Youth Olympic Games. Both athletes delivered outstanding performances, with both placing higher than any U.S. [...]

Building an Olympian: An Interview with Tim Swords

October 20th, 2018|Categories: Coaches Resources, Competition, Interviews|

Tim Swords, coach of Sarah Robles, 2017 World Champion and bronze-medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, shares what it takes to build an Olympian: Pursue your Passion.  When Coach Swords was a young [...]

Mobility Work for Youth Weightlifters

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Training|

Olympic weightlifting requires more than strength.  It requires mobility, or flexibility through a range of motion.  An athlete with limited mobility can still lift weights, but the athlete cannot reach his full potential as a [...]