18 Oct Anton Jefferson – Finding Passion And Performance With Weightlifting
(#223) Anton Jefferson (Weightlifter, Coach and Entrepreneur) joins the podcast this week for episode #223 to share his passion for Olympic Weightlifting and what he’s doing to help spread the word about the ultimate strength skill.
Anton is a dynamic coach and passionate athlete, as you’ll get to experience in the session.
There are many great insights and nuggets in this one – and I know you’ll get value from this week’s episode.
Here’s what you’ll learn in the session:
- How (and why) Anton got “hooked” with Weightlifting
- What abilities enabled him to excel in the sport
- How “technical” is Olympic Weightlifting really?
- The “one thing” he does to get better as a weightlifter
- What he learned from injury
- How Dr. Stuart McGill influences his training
- We discuss PR’s at seminars – good or bad???
- What makes a great coach?
- Weightlifting benefits for the “general athlete?”
- The big misconception with Olympic Weightlifting
- 3 of the most common mistakes with the Snatch
- As a coach, where does he start with his athletes?
- What he wishes he knew when he got started
- What he recommends to learn biomechanical principles
- The training books he recommends the most
- How to get better as an athlete
- His favorite books – and why
- Actionable closing advice and more…
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