This course gives the participants the necessary background to compete in the sport of Powerlifting. Perfect for the novice lifter, trainer or gym goer looking to expand their knowledge or prepare for competition.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion.
This course is a prerequisite for the Powerlifting Advanced and Competition Training Course.
” I personally know the Rucci Brothers. I’ve trained with them and done workshops at their fantastic facility. These great men are more than qualified to help and teaches others, of any skill level, all about Powerlifting and Strength Training. I fully support this event!!”, Ed Coan
“I got to know the Rucci brothers while I was in Perth and can’t say enough great things about them. They are hard working, intelligent, and thoughtful and well learned and spoken in the area of coaching the powerlifts. If you are in the area or in need of two very good coaches please look into this.”, Paul Carter (Lift-Run-Bang)
### COURSE OUTLINE ###
– Module 1 (Powerlifting Introduction): Powerlifting 101, equipped vs raw Powerlifting, event variations, lift descriptions, referee calls, rules, federations, professional events, weight and age categories, how are winners determined, example scoresheet and how to read it, qualifying and grading, equipment, competition setup.
– Module 2 (Anatomy and Biomechanics): Planes of movement, directions and positions, actions, movements, the skeletal system, types of joints, the muscular system, biomechanical levers, the fulcrum, types of levers, the moment arm, lift biomechanics, improve biomechanics for lifts.
– Module 3-4 (The Squat): Lift demonstration, individual technical evaluation, regressing and progressing difficulty, accessory training.
– Module 5-6 (The Bench Press): Lift demonstration, individual technical evaluation, regressing and progressing difficulty, accessory training.
– Module 7-8 (The Deadlift): Lift demonstration, individual technical evaluation, regressing and progressing difficulty, accessory training.
– Module 9 (Training and Programming): General adaptation syndrome (GAS), training variables (intensity/volume/frequency), absolute vs technical failure, training principals, RPE vs % based programming, session grading, periodisation and planning, the annual plan, example programs.
– Module 10 (Common Injuries and Injury Prevention): Common injuries (shoulders, back, elbows, wrists, knees, hips), injury prevention. Questions and Answers session.
Coach: Dan Rucci
Head Coach, Remedial Therapist, GPC WA State Delegate and Sports Science Student
Dan is a co-owner and Director at PTC Perth. He is an experienced Powerlifter with over 15 competitions under his belt and has held National and World GPC records for his age and weight category. Dan was part of the Australian team at the 2012 GPC World Powerlifting Championship where he bronzed in the in the U82.5 open class mens category and competed at ProRaw8 at the Arnolds in 2016.
Dan recently competed at the WA WRPF State Titles (June 2016) totalling 720kg at 99.9kg, squatting 300kg, benching 165kg and deadlifting 255kg taking SILVER in the mens 100kg class.
Coach: Paul Rucci
Head Coach, Powerlifting Australia Level 1 Coach and Sports Science Student
Paul is a co-owner and Director at PTC Perth. He is an experienced Powerlifter and has held National GPC records for his age and weight category.
As a Senior Powerlifting Coach at PTC, Paul always strives for technical excellence with his athletes. He has an analytical approach to training, programming and competing.
Both Dan and Paul have a large Powerlifting team at PTC covering all major federations and coached teams to National level competition.
Cost: $399 (inc GST)
Date: 26th and 27th August 2017
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Where: PTC Perth – 12 Millrose Drive, Malaga
To book your spot…
Phone: Call Dan on 040 360 8056 or Paul 040 894 7755
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