Olympic Weightlifting Seminar

Join us for a Olympic Weightlifting Seminar on Sunday 30 January with Simon Francazio, High Performance and Olympic Weightlifting Coach.
By
Natalie Rixon
January 10, 2022
Olympic Weightlifting Seminar

Join us for a Olympic Weightlifting Seminar on Sunday 30 January with Simon Francazio, High Performance and Olympic Weightlifting Coach. For a duration of 3-4 hours, athletes will go through the following:

Course outline

8:30am arrival

9:00am start

Intro on weightlifting and reverse chain principles

·      Snatch session

·      Overhead Progressions

·      Power Progressions

·      Full Snatch Progressions

Break

Clean & Jerk Session

·      Front Rack- for clean

·      PCL Progressions

·      Full Clean Progressions

·      Jerk Progressions

·      Combined movement

Q & A to conclude

How to book

Click here to book

What to bring

Athletes will need to bring are their lifters if you have them and any other equipment you may use while lifting. 

Cancellations & Refunds
Cancellations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to event date to be eligible for refunds. Booking can be transferrable to other athletes. 

Meet your coach - Simon Francazio, High Performance andOlympic Weightlifting Coach

Simon became associated with the sport of Olympic Weightlifting as an athlete through a school program at age 12. As junior lifter he won multiple state and national titles and captained various teams in their winning years. At the conclusion of his junior career, he was offered a position coaching the De La Salle College weightlifting team, really enjoying a successful period coaching and developing young athletes that afforded him the opportunity to work with the Victorian Team and eventually would have him based full-time at the Hawthorn Weightlifting Club as the primary coach.

Simon has served as a coach and manager of the Victorian State team and on Australian International teams. His roles within the sport have extend beyond coaching and into the sports administration. On two separate occasions Simon held the title of operations manager of the Victorian Weightlifting Association and have been competition manager and secretary for national and international events. Currently Simon is still the coach of the Hawthorn Weightlifting Club where he continues to produce athletes at state, national and international level and mentoring a new generation of coaches.

 

 Notable Achievements

·       Hawthorn Weightlifting Club Coach, 2014-current

·       Head of Operations at Hawthorn Weightlifting Club,2015-

·       Development/Talent Identification at Hawthorn Weightlifting Club, 2014-

·       Victorian Weightlifting Association Operations Manager, Jan 2016 – Jun 2016 & Mar 2017- Feb 2018

·       Victorian Development Officer, 2015-2017

·       NCAS Level 2 Weightlifting Coach, Level 3Accreditation pending

·       National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS)Weightlifting Course Presenter

·       Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) High Performance Coach

·       Australian Commonwealth Junior Coach, 2017

·       Victorian Senior Head Coach, 2016

·       Victorian Junior, Youth & Under 15 Head Coach,2015, 2016

·       Victorian Junior, Youth & Under 15 Assistant Coach, 2014

·       De La Salle Head Coach, 2009-2010, 2013-2017

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