Wildboar Youth Academy set up Our Wildboar Youth academy is set up to provide the best opportunities for kids to get into Strength based training, be that to improve and compliment their chosen sport or to explore the Sport of Weightlifting We are proud to be a talent academy for the South West and MidlandsContinue reading

Watching high-quality Weightlifting either in-person or on video is one of the most useful learning tools you can use to help improve your own lifting. Very often people will see the top athletes in the World Championships and Olympic Games, watch their technique and then try to emulate it in their own lifting . Sometimes, this willContinue reading

How to stop losing Jerks in front

Jerks can be frustrating to say the least. I’m sure we have all been there or at least seen it. We Clean a weight beautifully, it feels amazing, easy in fact and then we annoyingly fluff our jerk and as if in slow motion feel the weight get away from us and leave it inContinue reading “How to stop losing Jerks in front”

Wildboar Weightlifting was initially set up to help inspire young people and get them involved within strength training and the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. Over the last 18 months our little club has grown and we now have many young people training, competing in weightlifting and have our first satellite club running at a localContinue reading

Young Josh Takes claims a Bronze medal at British age Groups!

One of our Wildboar Youth Academy members Josh Byett took a Bronze medal at the British Age Group Championships at Oldbury Academy this past weekend! Josh competed at 67kg in the Under 15 age category. This was his second British Championships after competing last year which was actually his first ever comp (what an introductionContinue reading “Young Josh Takes claims a Bronze medal at British age Groups!”