For the first time ever, USA Powerlifting athletes will have the opportunity to sleep, eat, and train at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs! Built in 1978 as the very first Olympic Training Center in the United States, the Colorado Springs location remains the headquarters of the United States Olympic Committee and includes facilities to accommodate world-class training for a wide variety of Olympic and World sports.
All participants must be members in good standing of USA Powerlifting or another IPF affiliate nation. If you need to become a member of USA Powerlifting or renew an expired membership, please do so at www.USAPowerlifting.com/membership-application/ prior to completing this registration form. If you are a member of another IPF affiliate nation, please contact Camp Coordinator Rachel Crass Wood at RachelCWLC@gmail.com prior to completing this registration form for eligibility verification.
Athletes may choose to attend one of two camps in September 2019.
Camp 1, running from Sept. 4-8, is open to USAPL athlete members aged 18 or over by the start of the camp. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, from new lifters all the way up to experienced national-level lifters and above.
Camp 2, running from Sept. 8-12, is open to all USAPL Masters athlete members (aged 40 or above by Dec. 31, 2019). All skill levels and abilities are welcome. In addition to covering traditional powerlifting training topics, this Masters camp will also touch on areas of interest common to masters athletes, such as mobility restrictions, programming modifications, irregular training schedules, and recovery methods.
Club Coach Certfication Option: Participants interested in becoming certified as a USAPL Club Coach may choose to take the Club Coach test on the final day of their camp for an additional $55 coaching manual and test processing fee.
Coaching & Instruction Staff
Bringing together the head coaches of several USA Powerlifting National Teams, athletes attending these camps will receive the unprecedented opportunity to spend 4 days training under and learning from some of the best coaches in the world, all at the same time. Coaching staff includes:
Arian Khamesi, Head Coach of USAPL's Classic (Raw) National Team for 2019-2021
Zac Cooper, Head Coach of USAPL's Equipped Sub-Jr./Jr. National Team for 2019-2021
Paulie Steinman, Head Coach of USAPL's Masters Classic (Raw) National Team for 2019-2021
Larry Maile, PhD., USAPL President, IPF Vice President (North America), Coach for 10 IPF World Champions and 44 World Records
Priscilla Ribic, USAPL Executive Director, IPF World Record Holder, 17x IPF World Champion
Natalie Hanson, IPF World Champion and World Record Holder
Bryce Lewis, IPF World Champion and World Record Holder
and a variety of special guest coaches!
*Please note that the Coaching Staff roster is subject to change based on as-yet unforeseen obligations in their respective roles in USA Powerlifting.*
Please note that specific times are subject to change. A final schedule will be e-mailed to all participants closer to the camp start.