We are excited to bring Coach Mike Gattone to Waukesha for this certification! Coach Gattone is the Assistant Technical Director and Coaching Education Director for USA Weightlifting. He was the personal coach of our last Olympic Gold Medalist in Sydney 2000, Tara Nott and served as Assistant Strength Coach for the Chicago Bulls. He works full time for USAW but is based in the Northern suburbs of Chicago. He is also the head coach for the Forza Weightlifting Club in Grayslake, IL.
The purpose of the Sports Performance Certification is to take all participants through complete technical progressions of the Snatch, Clean & Jerk, and all associated movements including Power Snatch, Power Clean, Power Jerk, Squat variations, and pulling progressions. Participants will gain base line knowledge about the programming of training and technical rules. The course includes theoretical classroom, and practical hands-on portions. Course duration is over one weekend and lasts approximately 13-14 hours with up to 9 hours being practical and 4-5 hours lecture based. It is suitable for Strength & Conditioning /Sports Performance, Health & Fitness and beginning level competitive Weightlifting Coaches alike.
Included Materials: Course manual, and access to a study material website.