226 West Bitters
San Antonio, TX 78216
10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
On December 21st and 22nd, Coach Ursula Garza will be in San Antonio for two days to conduct a one day teaching clinic in both the snatch and clean and jerk. Don't miss this rare opportunity to work with one of the nation's best olympic lifting coaches in a very private setting. In order to assure a the highest quality training, we are limiting the number of lifters in each session to 8. Each lifter will get over 2 hours of time to snatch, clean and jerk, squat and pull. There will be an hour and a half break for lunch between the snatch and clean and jerk for all lifters.Group 1 will start at 10am and end at 2:30pmGroup 2 will start at 11:30am and end at 4pmDuring the lunch break, the lifter will be educated on the Russian and Bulgarian programs, as well as be given examples of programs for top level international lifters.This training camp is designed to improve your lifts and improve your knowledge about olympic lifting training. You will be lifting on Eleiko Bars and high quality bumpers to further ensure that your experience is first class.
Due to the high demand of this event, there are no refunds or transfers. ABOUT COACH URSULAUrsula Garza Papandrea is a two-time senior national champion, two-time Olympic Festival champion, 5 time world team member (1992-1996), and former record holder in both snatch (master’s) and clean and jerk. She was an elite international athlete and am the first and only woman to attain USA Weightlifting’s highest coaching level, Senior International Coach aka Level 5. She is one of only 24 such coaches in USA Weightlifting and the only Level 5 coach in Texas. She has extensive national and international experience in competitive weightlifting as an athlete since 1987 and 20 years of coaching experience at national and international levels. Her athletes have competed at and won national championships at the junior, collegiate, senior, and master levels as well as Olympic Trials. Her athletes have represented Team USA at the Junior World Championships, University World Championships, Senior World Championships, and Pan Am Games. Coach Ursula earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Science, and a Master's Degree in Political Science and has had a career as a Professor at Austin Community College since 1994. In 2009 she competed again, winning Master’s National Championships(best lifter award) and again in 2010. She is CrossFit Level 1 certified and has been part of the CrossFit Olympic Lifting Certification Staff since 2009. She also instructs the USAW Level 1 Sports Performance courses.
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