OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING WORKSHOP WITH GB WEIGHTLIFTING HEAD COACH TAMAS FEHER
LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, 28TH JANUARY, 9.30AM-4.30PM
COST: £99 BEFORE 9th JANUARY
Olympic Weightlifting is an integral part of many strength and conditioning programmes however it is key that we are able to teach, coach and programme the lifts in the right way in order to get that all important training effect through their use.
This workshop is suitable for:
S&C coaches, sports coaches, athletes and recreational trainees, support team members looking to learn more about olympic lifting including physios, therapists, osteopaths etc.
In this workshop you will learn:
How to teach and coach the snatch and clean and jerk and the key derivatives.
How to programme the lifts into your S&C programmes using Tamas’ principles of development.
Basic and advanced programming will be covered in depth, including maximal strength development and other key strength qualities that should be focussed on and how this fits into the annual and quadrennial plan.
The specifics of development of these strength qualities will also be covered in depth leaving you with a strong understanding of how to programme for the lifts both short and long term.
Tamas Feher is the head coach for GB Weightlifting Squat and works with all the lifters based out of their full time training base in Leeds.
Tamas is also an experienced competitive weightlifter himself with his most recent success being a first place finish in the world masters games in 1998.
Hungarian Tamás Fehér is an internationally experienced weightlifting coach, who has demonstrated a significant ability to develop male and female weightlifting athletes and encourage them to the international level of competition in several countries.
In Norway he succesfully trained and managed the National male and female team, including double European champion, World class superheavy weight athlete, Stian Grimseteh (430 kg total).
In 2004 he was voted by the Board of the Hungarian Weightlifting Federation as the national male and female head coach. Because of some professional reason finally he did not accept the position.
Between 2005 and 2008 he served Hungarian Weightlifting as the president of the Hungarian Weightlifting Federation.
Since November of 2008 Feher is the Head coach of the British Olympic Weightlifting Team.
In El Salvador with few training resources and little organizational support, he was able to train a female weightlifter with such success that she won El Salvador’s only medals, a Bronze Medal at the Pan American Games (1999 Winnipeg, Canada), two medals at the University and College World Championships (Bronze in 1999 Chiba, Japan, and Silver in 2000, Montreal Canada) and 12th place at the Sydney’s Olympic Games (2000).
In addition his female athletes have established more than 50 new national records and became one of the best Latin American teams. When he coached both men and women for El Salvador in 1992-1994, the National male and female team, for the first time, won first place at the Central American Games (1994 San Salvador, El Salvador).
Fehér started his coach’s career at age 20 in Budapest, Hungary in one of the best weightlifting clubs in that nation. He moved in 1985 to re-create and manage a traditional Hungarian Weightlifting Club, and led successful male and female teams to several international medals.
Fehér started international coaching in Honduras, in 1989, sent by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) as coach of the National Male Team. His athletes won several medals in Central American Games (1989 Tegucigalpa, Honduras).
He also worked as assistant coach of the Hungarian National Junior Male Team.
Fehér has published several texts on weightlifting, one of which, a 330-page comprehensive manual for coaches (Tamas Feher’s Olympic Weightlifting) was required reading at Budapest’s University of Physical Education. It provides information regarding anathomy and physiology, analysis of weightlifting, training exercises, weightlifting techniques, preparation systems for all age categories, etc. for intermediate and advanced athletes, how to prepare female athletes, etc. The English edition (foreworded by the IWF President, Dr. Tamas Ajan) was sold in 31 countries Worldwide so far.
Coach Fehér, as representative of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity has taught numerous international weightlifting and physical development courses (in 14 countries in English and in Spanish) to physical trainers and coaches of weightlifting and other team sports.
Fehér received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees as weightlifting coach at the internationally-known University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary.
If you want to learn from the best you need to make sure you attend this workshop.
All details for the event will be sent out to you after purchasing.
Payment must be made via Paypal to qualify for early bird discount. No refunds will be offered. Cheques can be sent to: 53 New Forest Way, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4GH and made payable to Athletes Unlimited for £129.