Attention all weightlifting athletes, and weightlifting/strength coaches: the USA Weightlifting 2019 Coaching Symposium is heading to warm and sunny Miami, Florida. This year, the Coaching Symposium will be held August 8th-11th at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Miami International Airport and is powered by Ascent Protein. If you’re interested in checking out room prices for Symposium attendees — visit this link.
This is the perfect weightlifting filled weekend for anyone interested in obtaining their USA Weightlifting Level 1 and 2 Certifications at a discounted price and interacting with and learning from the best weightlifting experts in the industry. On August 8th and 9th, athletes and coaches will have the ability to obtain their Level 1 and 2 Coaching Certifications before the symposium fully kicks off.
- August 8th: USAW L1 & L2 Coaching Course
- August 9th: USAW L1 & L2 Coaching Course
The price for the coaching certifications will be discounted to $350.00 when combined with symposium registration (this is $149.00 discount from their normal costs)!
*The final schedule for the weekend is still being finalized, but you can view the draft schedule here!
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Join us this month in Kansas City for our first ever Women's Coaching Education weekend! @anna_wtcoah will be teaching back to back Level 1 and 2 certification courses on Jan. 18-10 at @kcweightlifting. TOMORROW is the last day for the special room rate at the DoubleTree by Hilton Kansas City. Course registration will remain open until Fri. 1/17. Register, book your room and read about why we need more women weightlifting coaches at the link in our bio! #usalevel1 #usawlevel2
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The fee to attend the Coaching Symposium is $399.00, and a discounted rate of $250.00 is available for USA Weightlifting members holding a National Coach or higher certification. There will be a free training hall equipped with Rogue Fitness equipment (USAW’s official equipment manufacturer) that will be open for 2019 Coaching Symposium attendees.
To register for the event: Visit USA Weightlifting’s Registration page!
Mike Gattone, USA Weightlifting Senior Director of High Performance and Coaching Education said, “We’re putting together a unique experience for weightlifting and strength coaches. By bringing together top experts and top coaches from around the world, the 2019 USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium powered by Ascent Protein promises to be a transformational weekend for coaches who attend.”
As an added bonus, in USA Weightlifting press release, they’ve stated that the first 40 athletes to register will have the ability to to participate in a pre-convention weightlifting session with 3-time Olympic Champion and USA Weightlifting Technical Director Pyrros Dimas.
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