Week 5 for 7/9

Hi everyone! Thanks for making the transition to Culver/Venice a relatively smooth one. Many of you came Saturday to help move equipment- that was so generous of you! Again, please feel free to email me with any questions you have- looking forward to seeing some of you this week at Culver! Day 1 Tall Snatch...

Posted by July 8, 2018July 8, 2018

VBC Week 4 for 7/2

Hi everyone! This will be our first week in our new space. This week you won’t have coaching hours available to you, but I’m always available through email, instagram, and text. Please feel free to reach out if you have questions about programming, and please send feedback about how the workouts are going in your...

Posted by July 1, 2018July 1, 2018

VBC Week 3 for 6/25

Hi everyone! I’m so sad that this will most likely be our last week in our VBC location, but I’m looking forward to seeing you guys at Venice and Culver City during open gym and in class. Thanks to everyone who has been so supportive- this community is truly what makes everything worth it. Now,...

Posted by June 23, 2018June 22, 2018

VBC Week 2 for 6/18

Hi everyone! What a fun first week of training. A bit of schedule change: We’ll continue to having coaching hours between 6-10am and 4-9pm weekdays (until 8 on Fridays), but we will no longer be open 10-4 weekdays for Open Gym. You’re more than welcome to go to Paradiso Venice or Culver during these times...

Posted by June 17, 2018June 17, 2018

VBC Week 1, 6/11

Hey everyone! First of all, I truly want to thank you all for the help you gave, both in the construction of the gym and the meet. First and foremost we are a community- to me, that always comes before weightlifting. I hope you all know that if you ever needed anything, I’d be there...

Posted by June 10, 2018June 10, 2018

Meet Week at VBC!

This week, we’re tapering and getting those last details set for the meet on Saturday. Workouts should be quick, but PERFECT. You should start to add speed, as long as you can maintain your positions. Even if you’re not competing on Saturday, you should still take the opportunity to max out as close to the...

Posted by June 2, 2018June 1, 2018

Week of May 21

First week of going heavy was so fun to watch. Remember that we go heavy multiple days for a variety of reasons. One of those is simply so you and your body and brain can get used to handling heavy weights, and approaching them with confidence. Start to approach your weights with the same intensity...

Posted by May 19, 2018May 19, 2018

Week 5 of 8 for May 14th

Hey everybody! Who’s ready to start going heavy? We’re starting to ramp up for our meet on June 9. When you see an asterisk next to a percentage, that means if the lift looks great, you can start to increase your load! No more than 2 misses ever please! This week we’re going heavy in our...

Posted by May 12, 2018May 11, 2018

Week 4/8 for the week of 5/7

Announcements: 1. Saturday will be Max’s last day coaching- BIG thank you to this guy for everything he has done for the VBC community from being the General Manager, to an awesome coach, and a friend as well. We’re so happy we’ll still see you in the gym training. 2. Sunday is our SNATCH SEMINAR...

Posted by May 5, 2018May 4, 2018

Programming Week 3/8

Announcements: 1. Congratulations to Coach Josh on the birth of his baby girl! We can’t wait to meet Pansy!!! 2. We’re hosting a meet! Registration is LIVE! Become a USAW member HERE. Then, register for the competition HERE. Questions? Email Allison ASAP! 3. We’re doing a seminar! Our first Snatch seminar is going to be this...

Posted by April 28, 2018April 27, 2018