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Coaching Education Course in Cape Town, South Africa

In the framework of the IWF Development Program a 4-days coaching course was held in Cape Town, South Africa on 13-16 September with 10 participants from 5 African countries (South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Mauritius, Swaziland).

Mr. Tamas Feher , former British Head Coach as lecturer gave theoretical and practical sessions on the following topics for all attendees:

  • Basic training methodology
  • Technical teaching of beginner weightlifters (theoretical and practical)
  • Main exercises of weightlifting training (theoretical and practical)
  • Training principles of the weightlifting training
  • Weightlifter’s main conditional abilities
  • Strength development in weightlifting
  • Training planning in weightlifting
  • Preparation of an advanced athlete

After the very informative and educational course the participants received certificates at the end of the course.