Home   |   Contact   |   Help

Get Our Newsletter
Sign up for our free newsletter to get training tips and stay up to date on Catalyst Athletics, and get a FREE issue of the Performance Menu journal.

Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Training > Olympic Weightlifting

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-17-2007, 05:42 AM   #11
William Hunter
Member
 
William Hunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 118
Default

Elliott, that line about your co-workers is soooo true. I guess that's really one of the great things about forums such as these.

I've read some of Gary Valentine's posts on the CF board, he really seems to know his stuff.

Also, you are a walking advertisement for Hip Resurfacing. The ortho's should put you on a billboard or something.

Congrats!
William Hunter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2007, 09:29 AM   #12
Elliot Royce
Senior Member
 
Elliot Royce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 317
Default

Thanks again, guys. Gary has been lifting for 25 years and is the New England master's champ and still shooting for the National master's. He's a great coach.
Elliot Royce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2007, 07:10 PM   #13
Gary Valentine
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 24
Default

first, congratulations to elliot for his hard work, determination, and willingness to learn this sport. i believe his efforts are paying off rather quickly! while the numbers are already improving significantly, its how the lifts are performed at this point that is important, laying the foundation to apply all the strnegth and power that can be built. proper biomechanics is vital for so many reasons - safety, proper development and growth of muscles and joints involved, as well as the abiltiy to exhibit full power into the desired athletic perfromance.

as to my experience and awards, it 28 years now and going strong, pun intended. i am 2003 World Masters Champion, 6 time and current pan am masters champ and cj recordholder - 154 cj @105 bdwt, 49 years old, tho my national record in that class is 158. i am now attacking the 50+ records in the 105+ dovision, with 114/156 done already this year for NE records, and have had National records 122/163 overhead twice for close misses (arghhh!). while i am focussing on coaching more now, the need to succeed never goes away:-)

please ask away any questions or discussions you'ld like, im happy to have this opprtunity to share my experiences here. and yes, i clean pulled 220 and fr sqautted 175 last week, and elliot i finally recovered! snatch 100 for 10 singles today.-g
Gary Valentine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2007, 07:30 PM   #14
Elliot Royce
Senior Member
 
Elliot Royce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 317
Default

I clearly understated your lifting achievements but for me it's about the coaching, and there you clearly hold the world record in my eyes.
Elliot Royce is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:57 PM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Subscribe to our Newsletter


Receive emails with training tips, news updates, events info, sale notifications and more.
ASK GREG

Submit your question to be answered by Greg Everett in the Performance Menu or on the website

Submit Your Question
WEIGHTLIFTING TEAM

Catalyst Athletics is a USA Weightlifting team of competitive Olympic-style weightlifters with multiple national team medals.

Read More
Olympic Weightlifting Book
Catalyst Athletics
Contact Us
About
Help
Newsletter
Products & Services
Gym
Store
Seminars
Weightlifting Team
Performance Menu
Magazine Home
Subscriber Login
Issues
Articles
Workouts
About the Program
Workout Archives
Exercise Demos
Text Only
Instructional Content
Exercise Demos
Video Gallery
Free Articles
Free Recipes
Resources
Recommended Books & DVDs
Olympic Weightlifting Guide
Discussion Forum
Weight Conversion Calculator