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Powerlifting Technique Workshop

We are very pleased to announce we will be having a full day workshop on the Squat, Deadlift and Bench Press taught by current national bench press record holder in the 120kg class, Avi Silverberg. 

Movement technique is the basis of everything you do in the gym.  Correct technique can take years to learn, and even longer to master.  Through this seminar, an analysis of the squat, bench press, and deadlift, will be achieved. Both classroom and practical portions of the seminar will seek to understand how to: leverage bio-mechanical principles to maximize technique, realize the full potential of the competition movement standards, modify and progress the movements based on need and athlete readiness, ensure the movements are performed safely to prevent injury, and diagnose and correct movement deficiencies. 

Avi's background in powerlifting started as an athlete, rising through the various levels, and ultimately competing at 8 National Championships and 3 World Championships, highlights include: being the 3rd best bench presser in Canadian history, achieving a World bronze bench press medal, and being the current National Bench Press Record holder in the 120k/264lb class (lifting 300k/661lbs).  In conjunction with my athletic career in powerlifting, he have also studied sport science and human movement, graduating from a Master’s of Science degree in Kinesiology in December 2014 with a research focus in coaching elite master athletes in powerlifting.  With this experience, it has led him to start my own coaching business, where he currently coach over 40 National level powerlifters, as well as numerous local and provincial-level powerlifters.  Most recently, Avi have served as the Team Canada Head Coach on numerous World Teams, including the: 2012 IPF World Bench Press Championships in Pilsen, Czech Republic; 2013 IPF World Sub-Junior/Junior Championships in Killeen, Texas; 2014 IPF World Classic Championships in Potchefstroom, South Africa; and 2015 IPF World Classic Championships in Salo, Finland.  In addition, he provides coaching education and seminars on a variety of topics, including: powerlifting movement technique, competing for the first-time, and programming for powerlifting.  Further to his coaching background, Avi holds numerous administrative positions within Canada and Alberta, including being a National-level referee, a member of the Student Scholarship Committee, and President of the Alberta Powerlifting Union. 

We are very excited to have such a celebrated and well educated coach present this amazing workshop so expect the spots to fill up very quick. 

For a more detailed itinerary of the workshop, CLICK HERE

Date: October 23th, 2016

Time: 0900-1700

Cost: $100+GST

Maximum registrations: 20

If you have any questions, please email To enroll online, CLICK HERE