Weightlifting

WHAT IS WEIGHTLIFTING?

Weightlifting is an Olympic sport where athletes perform two lifts – the snatch and the clean & jerk. Both move the barbell from the ground to overhead (in one or two motions) and both require a combination of strength, flexibility, coordination, and explosive power. Whether you want to train in weightlifting, improve your lifts for CrossFit, or just get stronger – training with Strong Weightlifting can get you there.
All our lifting coaches are USAW Level Sport Performance Coach Certified and will be with you every step of the way. We will work with you – from the gym to the competition platform – to address your own strengths and weaknesses to make you a better all-around athlete.”
"Strong Weightlifting (established 2017) is a USA Weightlifting (USAW) sanction club and East Coast Gold Weightlifting Team satellite center. We have coached athletes of all levels and ages, including youth, junior, senior, and master (over 35) lifters. We have qualified and accompanied lifters to the Texas State meet, America Open, America Open Series, Youth/Junior/University/U25 and Senior National Championships. Our Masters lifters have competed at National and Pan American and World Master International Championships.”

Club Accomplishments

Championships

Multiple Texas State medalists and record holders

Our athletes have qualified for and successfully competed at:

  • American Open Series and AO Finals
  • Youth, Junior, U25 and Senior Nationals
  • Masters Nationals
  • International Masters events (Pan American and World Championships)

Amanda Whiting

  • 3-time Texas State Champion W35 64/71 kg (2019-2021)
  • 2021 National Masters Champion W35 71 kg
  • 2020 Pan American Champion W35 71 kg
  • Canadian National Record (W35 71 kg – 97 kg CJ)

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