The New York Weightlifting Academy is joining forces with Downstate Barbell for a one of kind combo weightlifting competition that will be held Downstate Crossfit on a Sunday, May 7th! This will include a 20 athlete max USAW sanctioned competition (by invitation only) and a non-sanctioned Introductory meet open to all beginner lifters and CrossFit friends.Read More›
Olympic Weightlifting For Athletes is an all-encompassing course that is designed to teach participants how to better understand the mechanics of weightlifting, learn and identify technical cues, and how to properly apply Olympic weightlifting and programming to athletes in various sports. All trainers will receive NSCA credit hours.Read More›
Handstands, walking on one’s hands, and inversion in general are fun skills, but generally, and unnecessarily, limited to gymnasts and the “elite” athlete.
The legitimate concern of falling over backwards is what thwarts most people from mastering handstands. This nagging apprehension, lurking at the periphery of the psyche prevents one from fully committing to the movement. Happily, a few simple principles can ensure falling safely, even gracefully. This 3-hour course has 3 main objectives:Read More›
The New York Weightlifting Academy made the journey down to Brooklyn this past weekend to compete at the 3rd Annual Brooklyn Barbell Open. Only two of our athletes competed, but it turned out to be a great day of competition for both.Read More›
The New York Weightlifting Academy will be offering an instructional Coaches Course on Saturday, June 4th. This comprehensive course for both coaches and athletes is designed to increase the understanding of coaching and training in Olympic Weightlifting. Coaches and athletes will learn the fundamental tenets of Olympic Weightlifting, as well as how to properly instruct them.Read More›