Dr. Kyle Pierce (USA)

IWF Coaching Course held at Weightlifting Academy in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 5-9 November 2022, in the framework of International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Development Program. A member of the IWF Coaching and Research Committee, IWF Coaching Expert Dr. Kyle Pierce (USA), served as a lecturer. About 50 coaches from all regions of Azerbaijan, including coaches of more than 20 new weightlifting clubs, as well as other specialists, took part in this Course.

Theoretical and practical lessons on many topics given. Among them were following units: Safety in weightlifting, Biomechanics and physiology, Teaching and Coaching Principles, Power Clean, Power Snatch, Introducing the Jerk, Training Programs, Anti-Doping, Anatomy and Kinesiology, Technique of the Weightlifting Competition Lifts, etc.

EWF congratulates to Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation for hosting this important event.




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