An Olympic Weightlifting Training Glossary: Terms All Good Coaches Must Understand

Bob Takano
Olympic Weightlifting

weightlifting, olympic weightlifting, coaching olympic weightlifting, crossfit


When coaches first begin to design training programs it is essential they understand the parameters and terminology in order to properly combine the elements of a good training program. This will not only allow them to proceed more effectively, but also to discuss the concepts with other educated coaches. 


There is a reason for standardized terminology, and that is so confusion is minimized. Many science students complain about the vast vocabulary in their disciplines, but it is there for the reason of clarity and understanding.


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