Saturday 10/17/2015, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Size: Limited to 20 participants
Experience Level: Beginner to Expert (everyone gets personal attention from Jeff)
We are proud to announce the return of the much anticipated Olympic Weightlifting Seminar featuring Jeff Wittmer, a multiple time national champion, Olympic team alternate, and Pan America medalist. Jeff brings 20 years of weightlifting experience to the table and will provide valuable information to CrossFit athletes at any level.
Please reserve your spot by registering early as the class is expected to book up fast.
9:00AM – 4:00PM
3 Hours will be spent focusing on the Snatch Progressions along with assistance exercises, a 1 hour lunch break where the staff will put on a high level demonstration, the final 3 hours will be used for Clean and Jerk progressions along with assistance exercises. The course will feature lecture, demonstrations, along with hands on coaching, and coaching cues.
Jeff began Olympic Weightlifting at the age of 10 in his home basement gym. Jeff’s father, Dr. Michael Wittmer, a former National level competitor himself had Jeff begin lifting weights to improve his ability in other sports. After a few months of training Jeff decided to enter his first meet and from there he had continued success by winning his first 50 competitions. After winning multiple Jr. Nationals after high school graduation he accepted an invitation to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. He continued to compete throughout his mid-20s with success in national and international competitions. Jeff also has taught weightlifting classes at local Crossfit gyms and serves as an instructor/demonstrator for Olympic Weightlifting seminars across the country. Most recently, he join the brUTE Strength Training team as head weightlifting coach.
2 X USAW National Champion (94kg)
5 X USAW Jr. National Champion
3 X Collegiate All-American
3 X Collegiate National Champion
Pan American Championships Silver/Bronze Medalist
Sr. World Team Member
World University Silver Medalist (Clean and Jerk)
2 X Olympic Trials Participant
Crossfit Level 1 Certified
Certified Crossfit Weightlifting Trainer