Intro to Powerlifting | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

Intro to Powerlifting

Are you interested in getting stronger? Power-lifting is for you! In this four week session, participants will learn proper warm-up, form/technique, and cool down for the three basic power-lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift. Accessory exercises and lift variations to improve range of motion and technique will also be covered. Participants will learn how to “spot” other lifters correctly for safety. In the last week, participants will have the opportunity to test their one-repetition max and perform calculations to help them implement the movements into their exercise routines. This class provides a solid foundation for the “Intro to Olympic Weightlifting” session the following weeks


This program will be held at the Field House in the Olympic Weightlifting Room.

Instructor: Kasey Theil

Class Capacity: 6

Registration Fee: $65

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | September 1 through October 8 (six weeks)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | October 13 through November 19 (six weeks)


No refunds 3-days prior to the first class.


Register here!