An Olympic Weightlifting seminar with the most decorated coach in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting! Michael’s seminars are designed for all levels of athlete, from beginner to advanced - athlete or coach!
Michael Cohen is a USAW Level 5, Senior International Coach, Olympian, Head Strength coach for USA Paralympic Basketball and 2 time Olympic Head Coach (2000, 2004 Olympic Games). As Head Coach of Team Savannah, Michael is the only coach to have produced medalists at all levels of competition—from National, International, Pan American, and Olympic. Michael has been active in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting for over 50 years. His years of experience as both an athlete and a coach give him the extensive knowledge to adapt technique to individual body types – making each athlete more efficient, which crosses over to all levels of athletics!
Michael has produced: 43 National Champions, 82 Jr. National Champions, 32 Jr. World Team Members, 9 Senior World Team Members (including gold medalists), 4 Youth World Team Members, 2 Pan American Gold Medalists, 4 Olympians
Pale Horse CrossFit - "Great Olympic Lifting seminar! Huge thanks to Cohen Weightlifting for working with us and giving us all a path to success.“
CrossFit MouseTrap – “90% of the people PR'd at least one of their lifts and it was awesome having Michael's energy in the room.”
Karis Schneider (CrossFit athlete and Coach) – “..with his coaching, I am now snatching what I was clean and jerking.
Steph Hay (CrossFit athlete & Regional Competitor – “Within the first 20 minutes, I was snatching 10 pounds more than I could before I arrived--and with ease. He's direct with his instruction and clearly passionate about his work. I can't recommend him enough to CrossFitters who want to get stronger, more explosive, and more consistent in their Olympic lifts.“
Samantha – “Thanks for the super fun morning of lifting and learning. It was a pleasure being coached by you. Your expertise, enthusiasm, and encouragement cannot be beat!”
Red Point CrossFit – “ We want to thank Michael and his team for an epic seminar at RedPoint! We had lots of PR’s and Gains! Looking forward to the next one!”