Weightlifting Voodoo Black Magic Secret Articles

There are cool coaches, and there are good coaches

Additional golden thoughts of the famous Polish coach: I asked Dolega if I should call him “Niedolega” (butterfingers, hard to translate play on words of Dolega’s last name). Was it offensive? It was supposed to motivate him. So he proves to me that I was wrong. I really wanted to push him, because he had six opportunities for world and continent championships medal, and he blew them. What was I…
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Six Thousands of Qualified Weightlifting Coaches, No Champions

Zygmunt Smalcerz, Olympic Weightlifting Gold Medalist, and US National Coach honestly about USA Weightlifting conditions and results:   Kendrick Farris was behind Adrian Zielinski by 30kg/66lbs in the Olympics. Americans are third world weightlifting country. They can train in Colorado Springs where they get free room and board, but really no spending money. In their free time, they do odd jobs such as babysitting or working in a restaurant, and…
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Not So Voodoo Secret Training of an Olympic Gold Medalist

This is a sample training week in preparatory phase of the world champion and olympic gold medalist Adrian Zielinski. Really, there are no secrets, no shortcuts, just hard work. Monday 1030am Back squat, power snatch, snatch pull, supplementary exercises for abdominal, back, and shoulder muscles. 430pm Power clean and power jerk, clean pull, supplementary exercises for abdominal, back, and shoulder muscles.   Tuesday 1030am Front squat, power snatch + snatch…
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Don’t Step in the Same River Thrice!

Certain Polish coach, father to many Olympic, World, and European medalists, is well known for his lack of political correctness. Here are some of his golden thoughts, most of which could be applied by any athlete or coach from any sport. Read carefully, maybe you can utilize some of his advice. Most of it is quite straight forward. It is not easy to become a champion.   Every coach, if…
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