USSF Strenghlifting Seminar

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USSF Strenghlifting Seminar

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT


Overview: The United States Strengthlifting Federation Strengthlifts seminar is designed for competitors, coaches, or for anyone looking to improve their general strength. Hosted by Strength Warehouse, instructed by the USSF President Jordan Stanton and the coaches of Stanton Strength, learn what it takes to become strong using the squat, the press, and the deadlift.

The day will begin with several lectures discussing: the importance of strength, barbell physics, basic anatomy, the underlying models of the movements, and will progress to discussing training vs practice, how to maximize your efforts for competitive advantage, and how to prepare and excel at your first or your fiftieth competition.

We will then spend a considerable amount of time coaching each and every lifter through a series of warmups and work sets on the squat, the press, and the deadlift. Participants will leave with a greater understanding of how to perform these movements and why we perform them a specific way.

We will re-convene for a discussion on programming and how to taper for competition. We will then finish up the day with a Q/A.

Although there is additional information provided for competitive athletes, this seminar is appropriate for someone just starting out with strength training. So, whether you have just begun your strength journey or are looking towards become the next USSF champion, there is useful and relevant information for you.

Please come prepared in athletic clothing ready to move. Long socks are required for the deadlift portion. Weightlifting shoes are highly recommended. Bring any belts, sleeves, or wrist wraps that you would normally use in your training.

Jordan Stanton: Head strength coach of Stanton Strength, President of the United States Strengthlifting Federation, Jordan has been involved in athletics from the age of six. He has been a competitive athlete in basketball, football, bowling, triathlon, strongman, and powerlifting. Currently Jordan is a high-level powerlifting and Strengthlifting competitor with a 650lb squat, 435lb bench press, 660lb deadlift. You can often find him in the gym, the mountains, the swimming pool, the jiu jitsu mats or the rock wall. After receiving his BSN degree from the University of Portland in 2009, Jordan spent ten years practicing as an intensive care nurse. He uses his extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medicine to the benefit of his clients.

Ryan O’Connell-Peller: Starting Strength Certified since 2014. Brooklyn born and raised, Ryan started his career in the strength training industry with the 6-month intensive Master Course at the Focus Personal Training Institute in NYC, where he first learned the Starting Strength model of lifting. He graduated at the top of his class and was immediately hired as a personal trainer at Focus Integrated Fitness, where he began assisting new students in the barbell lifts at the weekly Focus Barbell Club. He served as a mentor for new trainers and hired interns at Focus. Ryan competed in powerlifting and newly-founded strength lifting meets, currently practices Krav Maga, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and works with clients of all ages, fitness levels and goals because he believes strength is crucial to life.


May 18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Jordan Stanton


Strength Warehouse
345 SW Cyber Dr Suite 105
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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