Olympic Lifting general classes are designed for lifters who have done a beginners course and learned basic technique, and who now need a regular class to dramatically improve their numbers and feel confident in their technique.
If you would prefer a beginner class, click here.
So what is involved in a typical olympic lifting general class?
You will work on weightlifting skill, strength, power and muscle conditioning.
Classes consist of a planned workout of the day, led by an experienced coach. We start with technique drills, move onto the classical lifts and finish with strength work and/or a muscular conditioning circuit.
You will also get access to the weekly training programme so that you can make progress faster between classes.
We hold a club competition several times a year, which is a fun introduction to the sport of competitive weightlifting. It’s not compulsory but everyone who tries it has a great time, even if they are a little nervous!
Crossfitters are welcome! If you are already doing the olympic lifts and want to improve, then this is the right class for you. We also have beginner-only classes if you want to work on the basics for a while.
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Location and time
71 Holland Road
London E15 3BP
The gym is a 5 minute walk from West Ham station (Jubilee, Hammersmith & City, District, DLR and National Rail from Fenchurch Street). Free car parking is also available.
You are welcome to come to a class to try us out. A trial class costs £9 to attend. To book, please click on the date below that suits you.
Thursday 23 January, 8pm-9pm (general)
Friday 24 January, 6.30pm-7.30pm (beginners)
Tuesday 28 January, 8pm-9pm (general)
Wednesday 29 January, 8pm-9pm (beginners)
To sign up for Olympic Lifting classes, please go to the Memberships page. If you are a new customer, you are eligible for our Introduction Month membership.
Once you have a membership, you can book into any class via the Class Calendar.
To find out more about any of our Olympic Lifting classes just fill in the contact form below