Exciting news! With a view to starting our own weight lifting club, we’re running a 6-week introductory course for Olympic Lifting. Coached by Luke Etheridge who has been ranked #2 in the UK overall in his weight category, and who is a Level 2 Weightlifting Coach, you will be in good hands as you learn the techniques needed and how to correctly perform the component lifts to help you along.
12th January – 19th February 2019
9.30am – 12.30pm every week
You’re in amazing hands
Luke was the English Champion in 2017 and British Silver Medalist with PB’s of 150kg Snatch and 180kg Clean and Jerk. He was a Weightlifter for 7 years, competing in 2 weight categories. He is a Level 3 PT and a Level 2 Weight Lifting Coach with years of competitive and coaching experience behind him.
What is Olympic Weightlifting?
Often referred to as just Weightlifting, Olympic lifting comprises of 2 lifts:
Clean and Jerk
This course is open to anyone who can commit to Saturday mornings 9.30am-12.30pm – for 6 weeks; and will be half price to Hangar members. The cost is:
- £40 members
- £80 non-members
We have a limited number of 8 spaces for this course.
What to expect
- By the end of the course, you will be able to perform the 2 lifts with competence, with at least a 15kg or 20kg bar and possibly with additional weights added
- Following the course, you will be able to continue your training at The Hangar as we introduce regular Weightlifting classes
- Huge increase in explosive power and strength
- A new hobby!
Here’s Luke in action at the British Championships: