Why work on timing

Why Wednesdays Why work on timing Chris Ackland, Head Coach, Melbourne 22 August 2016 Timing in weightlifting is crucial, it can be the difference between life and death (see the photo below). When learning the Snatch or Clean and Jerk we will generally work on...

Volume

High volume at low to medium percentage (60-75% of 1RM ) is a great tool for building overall “fitness” in your lifts. Using this fitness as the weights build over time can help to achieve a higher peak later in your program. It will allow for more volume...

Program Design

Why Wednesdays Program Design Chris Ackland, Head Coach, Melbourne 22 August 2016 There are three key variables we can manipulate when designing a program: Frequency, Volume and Intensity. For the majority of the year you’ll only want to have two of the three as...