olympic weightlifting class

 Hackney Olympic Weightlifting Club London

'We hold these throughout the week, welcoming everyone from Beginners to Competition Lifters. Classes are kept small so it’s rare to have to share a platform or bar with another lifter.'

Every lifter receives a lot of attention – if you’re coming from another club you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

We welcome everyone including complete beginners, Masters lifters and split lifters.

As well as the great social aspects to the sport (we help and encourage each other), there are great physical and mental benefits to practising the Olympic lifts, and you are never too old to start!

Apart from the obvious benefits of building physical strength, weightlifting improves explosive strength and power in a way that other weight training doesn't, making it an excellent addition to training for athletes from other disciplines.

We have top-quality Eleiko equipment at the club and our coaches are there to ensure that the highest standards are maintained.

Please note that you will be asked to take at least one personal training session before joining the classes, even if you have weightlifting experience. If you’re a complete beginner, your coach will decide when you’re ready to progress to a class. For most people this is 2 or 3 sessions.