There are two types of weightlifting athletes, Stage 1 and Stage 2.
As a coach, if you can determine your athlete’s stage, you can better structure training and help your athlete maintain a proper focus.
Many coaches don’t properly program or focus their athletes for the stage they are in. This is a mistake. It can hinder the athlete’s development and permanently lower the ceiling on their potential.
Here’s a way to determine your athlete’s stage and what to do with it: