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Tag Archives: Olympic Weightlifting

Weightlifter Training Holes

Elite weightlifters are some of the most dynamic and impressive sagittal strength athletes in the world. They display impressive speed, power, mobility, and stability with a […]

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Weightlifting Competition Coaching for the Novice Coach

You’re an S&C coach – you primarily serve as support staff to the sport coach, where your ultimate goal is to physically prepare your athletes for […]

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7 Coaching Tools to Master the Power Clean: Part III

The sport of Weightlifting in the United States is steadily growing has more and more athletes that are exposed to bumper plates and barbells in their high school athletic programs. While […]

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7 Coaching Tools to Master the Power Clean: Part II

The Power Clean is a complex skill that can be broken down into different phases and movements, all focused on putting an athlete in a position […]

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7 Coaching Tools to Master the Power Clean: Part I

Understanding the WHY behind sets, reps, or a movement does not prepare you to coach, especially when it comes to a complex skill like the Power […]

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The Real Purpose of the Power Clean

A key principle of our Bedrock program is that of  the minimum effective dose, or the minimum amount of work required to drive the maximum amount […]

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Teaching the Power Clean on Bedrock

Let’s kickoff a series of articles to empower coaches incorporating the Power Clean for their non-weightlifter athletes. As a coach working with various athletes from gen-pop, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 193: Ingrid Marcum

 Smarter Strength Fixing a broken athlete is tough. But, it’s even more tough when they are able to mask their shit mechanics with compensatory talent. Ingrid […]

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PA Radio – Episode 188: Dave Spitz

  The Coach’s Hippocratic Oath When you want to be the best, you have to believe in your heart that you’re a bad motherfucker. These sage […]

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Should I Use The Olympic Lifts With My Athletes?

The benefits of Olympic weighting and its transfer to sport are well documented. Any time an athlete can perform a movement that allows them to move […]

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PA Radio – Episode 127: Greg Everett

  The Old School Mentality. This week we welcome athlete, author, and Catalyst Athletics coach, Greg Everett.  This well known figure in the world of strength […]

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PA Radio – Episode 119: Glenn Pendlay

Weightlifting is a test of work ethic. This week we are pleased to bring you our conversation with Glenn Pendlay.  This long time coach has worked […]

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PA Radio – Episode 115: Mike & Beau Burgener

  The Burgener legacy of coaching excellence. This week we welcome the dynamic father and son duo of Olympic Weightlifting, Coaches Mike and Beau Burgener. When […]

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