Los Angeles' Weightlifting Gym



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January 25-26 
American Recordmakers/LA Fit Expo (Los Angeles, CA)

February 15
Meet hosted by E2OlyFit (San Marcos, CA)

February 17
President's Day (limited gym hours)

March 8
Meet hosted by Chikara Sports (Whittier, CA)

March 22-23
USAW Level 1 Certification Course (Waxman's Gym)
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March 29
Meet - Waxman's Gym Spartakiade (Waxman's Gym)
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April 6
Legendary Competitor Weightlifting Meet (Location TBD)

April 13
Women's Only Weightlifting Seminar (Waxman's Gym)
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Competition Team Open Tryouts
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May 3
Members-Only meet (Waxman's Gym)

May 17-18
Meet hosted by Team CrossFit Academy (Monrovia)

May 23-25
CrossFit So Cal Regionals (Del Mar)

May 26
Memorial day (limited gym hours)

June 7-8

USAW Level 1 Certification Course (Waxman's Gym)
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June 14
Masters of Sport: Slivenko, Polovnikov, Durnev
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June 16-18
Training Camp: Secrets of Russian Champions
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June 28
Weightlifting Clinic for Autism Speaks
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July 4
Independence Day (limited gym hours)

July 17-20
USAW National Championships (Salt Lake City, UT)

August 17
Women's-Only Seminar
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September 1
Labor Day (closed)

September 13-14
USAW Level 1 Certification Course (Waxman's Gym)
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September 16
Next session of weightlifting BASICS begins
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October 13
Columbus Day (limited gym hours)

October 19
Women's-Only Seminar
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November 1
Members-Only Meet (Waxman's Gym)

November 2
2nd Annual Affiliate Weightlifting Invitational (Waxman's Gym)
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November 10
Veterans Day (limited gym hours)

November 27-29 
Thanksgiving (closed)

December 12-14
American Open (D.C.)
Las Vegas Open Olympic Weightlifting Meet Report
Waxman's Gym Weightlifting Team members Ashley Weber and Micheal Kodman, competed at the Las Vegas Open on Saturday. Both lifters had outstanding performances going a combined 11 for 12!

Ashley set a PR in total, qualified for the National Championships for the first time and won the meets "Best Lifter" award.

Micheal, after six months of training was competing in his first meet. He went 6 for 6 with best lifts of 115kg. (253lbs.) in the Snatch and 151kg. (332lbs.) in the Clean and Jerk.

Both Ashley and Micheal won their respective weight classes.

Videos will be up shortly!


I want to thank Joe Marsh of Crossfit Las Vegas, John Broz and Val Balison of Average Broz Gym for putting on a great Olympic Weightlifting meet this weekend. We cant wait to come back in September!

If you are interested in learning about Sean's coaching methods, improving your Snatch and Clean and Jerk, or becoming an Olympic Weightlifter, check out one of his upcoming seminars or come train at Waxman's Gym.

Fight until your very last breath!


Sean Waxman is the owner of Waxman’s Gym. It’s an Olympic Weightlifting and Sports Performance gym located in Southern California near LAX airport. Its the only gym in Southern California dedicated to all things Olympic Weightlifting!