International Weightlifting Federation coaching held in Patiala

International Weightlifting Federation

An International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) coaching course, a seven days course under the helm of Indian Olympic Centre held in Patiala.

Tamas Feher was appointed by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) as the course expert.

“Some of the main subjects were general training methodology, training principles in weightlifting, applied exercises of weightlifting training, technical teaching of weightlifting beginners, strength development in weightlifting, preparation of a top weightlifter etc.

“I would like to express my special appreciation to the IWF, IOC (International Olympic Committee) Olympic Solidarity and Indian Weightlifting Federation.”

The sole objective of Olympic Solidarity is offer assistance for all the National Olympic Committees, especially those with the greatest needs.

This is through multi-faceted programmes prioritising athlete development, training of coaches and sports administrators, and promoting the Olympic ideals.

India was the dominant force in weightlifting at last year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in Australia.

They topped the medal table with five golds, two silvers and two bronzes.


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