Congratulations to Coach Michael Lyons for receiving his USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Certification! He will continue to share his talents with our members in our CrossFit classes as well as our upcoming Olympic Lifting programs!
Here is an excerpt from the USA Weightlifting website regarding his certification:
Advanced Sports Performance Coach Certification:
(Must Be Current Sports Performance or Club Coach to Register)
The Advanced Sports Performance Coach Course is the second course in the Coaching Education Program.
This course is applicable for those coaches seeking advanced knowledge to better themselves and their athletes. It is a requirement for weightlifting coaches seeking to attain the National Coach Rating.
All individuals who successfully complete the course requirements will receive the USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Coach Certificate. Advanced Sports Performance Coaches that successfully complete the background check and Athlete Performance requirements will receive the USA Weightlifting National Coach Rating.
The scope and sequence of this course is to provide formal instruction in the areas of:
Advanced Strength and Power Principles
Advanced Biomechanical Principles of Weightlifting
Advanced Program Design Application
Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology as it relates to Weightlifting
Application of Long Term Athletic Development for Weightlifters
National and International Competition Preparation
Nutrition; Daily Regime and Phases
Skill Acquisition of Athletes
Sports Psychology for Weightlifting