Los Angeles' Weightlifting Gym

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PROGRAMMING

We provide remote programming for individuals and groups.
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MEMBERSHIPS

We offer two types of membership: classes and custom coaching.
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2015 CALENDAR

(Want to host a clinic/seminar at your gym? Contact us.) 

Jan 9-11
OC Throwdown PR Clinics (Costa Mesa)


Feb 7-9
American Recordmakers meet (LA Convention Center)

Feb 12-15
Juniors National Championships (Oklohoma)
 
Feb 22
No Pressure Open (Waxman's Gym)
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Feb 28-Mar 1
USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Course (Waxman's Gym)
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Mar 6-8
Arnold's (Ohio)

Mar 29
Southern Pacific LWC Championship meet (Waxman's Gym)

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Apr 4
Members-Only meet (Waxman's Gym)

Apr 10-12
Masters National Championships (Monrovia, CA)

Remaining evets TBA shortly...



We are a private gym specializing in:
 
  • Teaching beginners how to lift properly
  • Fixing inefficient lifting technique
  • Developing competitive weightlifters and crossfitters
  • Helping coaches learn how to teach Olympic lifts
  • Getting people strong
Our gym is different from any other in Southern California. We provide world-class coaching in an old-school environment featuring Olympic weightlifting and barbell training.

We get you moving through proper ranges of motion and help you develop efficient lifting technique. Then we get you strong as hell!

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FROM THE BLOG


Part II: Competition Team Training Video, Saturday Jan 31
02/01/2015

Part II Clean and Jerks (If you can't see vid from front page, click post title above) 

Competition Team Training Video, Saturday Jan 31
02/01/2015

(If you can't see vid from front page, click post title above) 

Competition Team Training Video, Thursday Jan 29
01/30/2015

(If can't see vid, click post title above) Front squat triples for 90%, back squat triples for 90%.   

Original Russian Knee Wraps
01/30/2015

Original Russian knee wraps are back in stock! Just like those worn by Klokov, Polovnikov, and other members of the Russian national team. Available with shipping at www.waxmansgym.com/store. Guaranteed to improve your lifts...or at least make them sexier. Available colors: - Light red (salmon) - Green - Crimson - Carolina blue (like baby blue) - Electric pink - Columbia blue - Black 

Weightlifting Class Updates/Changes for 2015
12/29/2014

Based on member feedback, we are making the following adjustments to our weightlifting classes, effective Jan 5, 2015: We are combining our TECHNIQUE and TRAINING classes into one. No longer must you worry about which class type is right for you. Now all our regular classes will offer both programming tracks so you can attend any class session and still focus on your priorities (just technique vs. technique + weight... Read more...

Ali Ludwig PR C&J 100kg
12/27/2014