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IRFU Fitness Workshops Well Received

The November and December IRFU Fitness Workshops proved hugely successful with fitness coaches from across Ireland. World-renowned Professor Dietmar Schmidtbleicher and Olympic medallist Martin Zawieja presented two interesting modules as part of the workshops.

The December Fitness Workshop was presented by Martin Zawieja who is an elite weightlifting coach and also an Olympic medallist in the super heavyweight division.

School and club coaches who attended the workshop were given an introduction to weightlifting. Martin was also assisted by Colin Buckley from the Irish Amateur Weightlifting Association and Des Ryan (IRFU Fitness Education Manager).

Des Ryan (IRFU Fitness Education Manager)