Olympic Lifting

Instructional Fitness Classes

Introduction to Olympic Weightlifting is a class for the beginner weight lifter. In this class you’ll learn the basics to the ‘Hang Clean’ and associated assisted lifts. This will include Hang Clean Pull, Romanian Deadlift, Front Squat, Back Squat, and Push Press. Safety protocols and performance benefits will also be discussed. This class will qualify you to purchase access to the Olympic Weightlifting Studio during Reserved Rec hours.

Completing all 2 classes and/or displaying knowledge of all lifts and safety protocols is mandatory to use the Olympic Weightlifting Studio during drop-in hours.  After completing the course, participants will receive two (2) Olympic Lifting session credits.

Dates Days Time Fee Register
2/15-2/17 MW 12:00PM – 2:00PM $35 Register
4/11-4/13 MW 12:00PM – 2:00PM $35 Register
Class Notes
In-Person Sign Up Available

Should you prefer to fill out a paper application you can download a Registration Form, complete it and return it to the Rec Sports Customer Service Center at the Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720-4420 or fax it to (510) 642.8343.