Why every young person should lift weights

Before we start, lets explain what Strength Training is.  If there was a definitive phrase to encompass what the generalised term of Strength Training is then this little piece from Rhodri S. Lloyd in his book Strength and Conditioning for young athletes does as fine a job as i have ever seen…   ‘Strength trainingContinue reading “Why every young person should lift weights”

Stages Of Athletic Development In Young Athletes

It is well proven that athletes who experience well organised and well thought out training programmes as children and youths accomplish greater athletic feats in the long run.     Impatient coaches who pressure young people for quick results usually fail due to the young athlete quitting or losing interest before ever reaching their trueContinue reading “Stages Of Athletic Development In Young Athletes”

Wildboar Weightlifting Club Safeguarding Policy – 14/05/18

Wildboar Weightlifting Safeguarding Policy Statement  Wildboar Weightlifting acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and British Weightliftings requirements. The policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.Continue reading “Wildboar Weightlifting Club Safeguarding Policy – 14/05/18”