Swindon Barbell aims to promote strength sports within Swindon and Wiltshire as well as promoting it’s members in Powerlifting and Olympic Weightlifting. Check out all that is going on with the club for February and beyond in 2019.
Help for Heroes taster day
Date: Sat Feb 16
Information: Once again, head coach Charlie is joining with Help for Heroes to use Powerlifting as a sport for recovery for our injured military personnel. This even will be run by Help for Heroes, so if you are involved in the military and would like to know more, please do get in touch with them.
British Classic Bench Championships
Date: Sat 23 Feb
Location: Milton Keynes
Information: Head coach Charlie and National referee Helen are heading to Milton Keynes to watch Britain’s finest benchers compete for the national titles. Charlie will be assisting 2 lifters this day, but if you are going and need some support do get in touch, for if she can help she will!
You can find information for this competition and future British Powerlifting competitions here
British Powerlifting Level 1 Coaching Course
Date: Sat 26 and Sun 27 Jan
Location: Swindon Barbell, Trow Lane, Lyneham, SN154DL.
Information: you can find out what the powerlifting course will provide by checking out the British Powerlifting Coaching Course page.
You can apply by completing this application form.
Swindon Barbell’s Schools Clubs
Swindon Barbell provide Powerlifting and Weightlifting classes to schools and colleges across north Wiltshire. Check out what we have coming up throughout 2018.
New College Powerlifting Club
Date: Every Friday 12-1pm starting again Jan 11 2019.
Location: New College Swindon Gym
Details: Every week coaches from Swindon Barbell will be teaching students and staff of New College Swindon the basics of strength training leading on to Powerlifting specific classes later in the year.
If you are a student or staff member and want to get involved, get in touch with us! Places are booked up for this term but there will be availability in the January term, so you better get in touch soonest.
Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Powerlifting Club
Date: Mondays 3-4pm Term 4 2019.
Details: Following the success of 2 years of the Powerlifting club running at RWBA and being part of 2 incredible sports days, RWBA have invited Swindon Barbell to continue their Powerlifting club throughout the autumn and winter terms.
Date: Monday’s 5-6pm starting again Feb 25th.
Location: Swindon Barbell
Information: for those aged between 11 and 18 years old you get the opportunity to learn strength training for the benefits of health, your sport or to look to get in to Powerlifting or Olympic Weightlifting in the future.
Classes are £5 or free when you become a member (£15 per month).
Swindon Barbell’s head coach Charlie Shotton-Gale is part of the Invictus games Powerlifting Team coaching staff and will be supporting the team leading up to the games in October.
Disability Sport Swindon gym sessions
Swindon Barbell have been working with Disability Sport Swindon to support all a variety of physical and mental abilities access strength training.
The events are held on Wednesdays 1-3pm but please email us with more details of days that Swindon Barbell are coaching.
South West Events
Find more events for Powerlifting across the South West here
Find more events for Olympic Weightlifting across the South West here