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Olympic Weightlifting Programs

in Mesa, Arizona

  • Beginners: If you're new to Olympic weightlifting, our class offers a safe and structured environment to learn the fundamentals and establish a solid foundation.

  • Technique Refinement: For those seeking to perfect their lifting technique, our experienced coaches provide personalized guidance to enhance form and efficiency.

  • CrossFitters: CrossFit enthusiasts aiming to refine their weightlifting skills will find our class invaluable for excelling in CrossFit workouts.

  • Advanced Lifters: Even if you're an experienced lifter with limited time, our class offers efficient training sessions designed to optimize your performance and help you achieve your goals.

Our Olympic Weightlifting Class

Our Olympic Weightlifting Class is designed to accommodate a diverse range of individuals, making it an inclusive and effective option for people with varying fitness levels and goals.

This class runs for an hour and a half, providing ample time for comprehensive training and skill development. We proudly follow the coaching philosophy of Joe Micela, the Head Coach of the 2012 Olympic Games Weightlifting Team. With this approach, we aim to deliver exceptional coaching and programming to help you reach your weightlifting aspirations.

For Intermediate-Elite Lifters:

  • Competitive Aspirants: Athletes who have already gained experience in weightlifting and are eager to take their skills to the next level, potentially with aspirations for national or international competition.

  • Advanced Strength Enthusiasts: Individuals with a background in strength training who seek specialized coaching to maximize their lifting potential and compete at an elite level.

  • Current Weightlifting Competitors: Experienced weightlifters looking to refine their technique, overcome plateaus, and reach new personal records in competitions.

  • Former Collegiate Athletes: Collegiate athletes transitioning to post-college weightlifting who want to continue their athletic journey at an advanced level.

For High-Level CrossFitters:

  • CrossFit Athletes with Weightlifting Focus: CrossFitters who recognize the importance of weightlifting skills in their CrossFit performance and are dedicated to mastering these skills.

  • Regional and Games Competitors: CrossFit competitors at the regional or Games level who want to enhance their weightlifting proficiency to excel in CrossFit events.

  • CrossFit Coaches: CrossFit coaches seeking to deepen their knowledge of weightlifting to better train and mentor their athletes.

  • Functional Fitness Enthusiasts: Fitness enthusiasts who love the intensity of CrossFit-style workouts and wish to improve their weightlifting capabilities.


Results Matter

1 Olympian - 2 Senior World Teams - 5 Jr. World Teams - 3 Pan Am Teams - 5 Jr. Pan Am Teams -
Multiple Youth, Junior, Senior, and Master National Medalists
3 Master World Champions

Individualized Programming

At our center, we offer a unique opportunity for dedicated individuals who are ready to push their boundaries and excel in Olympic Weightlifting. Our Individualized Programming is an exclusive offering, custom-designed to meet the specific needs and goals of each athlete. What sets us apart is that each program is meticulously tailored by none other than Joe Micela, the esteemed Head Coach of the 2012 Olympic Games Weightlifting Team.

This program is not for the faint of heart; it's designed for those who aim to reach the highest levels of performance in international and national competitions, striving to become the absolute best in the sport. It's also perfectly suited for intermediate athletes who desire a more personalized approach with greater flexibility.

However, please note that our Individualized Programming is a rigorous and demanding path, and it's not for everyone. To embark on this journey, prospective participants must undergo a thorough evaluation conducted personally by Head Coach Micela. If accepted into the program, be prepared to be pushed to your limits, both mentally and physically.

Why Olympic Weightlifting?

  • Strength and Power: Olympic weightlifting is unparalleled in its ability to develop explosive strength and power, targeting major muscle groups for remarkable gains.

  • Technical Mastery: Success in Olympic weightlifting hinges on mastering technique. Athletes continuously refine their skills, underscoring the importance of practice and dedication.

  • Mental Fortitude: The sport cultivates mental toughness, requiring focus, self-belief, and resilience under pressure.

  • Competition: Whether you're pursuing personal milestones or aiming for podiums, Olympic weightlifting provides an exhilarating platform for athletes to showcase their abilities and strive for greatness.

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