Original Articles

Russian Training: Part IV*

Russian Training Part IV* An unfortunate sign of the times, articles such as this and especially competition reports, in the future will have to be affixed with an asterisk. The all too obvious reason being the results of today’s competitions …

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Weightlifting news and views

Russian Training: Part III

Russian Training: Part III Andrew “Bud” Charniga Sportivny Press Since science doesn’t stand still, recent events dictate a follow up to Russian Training parts one and two. New tactics such as retroactive testing, more sophisticated procedures, software and the like …

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Competition Reports

Europe vs Asia 2

Europe vs Asia 2 69 kg Men Ismailov Daniyar (TUR) Charniga photos Europe Although the best lifter from Europe Ismayilov (TUR) made an excellent 155 snatch and a near miss with 161; overall the quality of lifting was poor. Most …

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Competition Reports

Europe vs Asia

Dueling Power Cleans

Europe Vs Asia Andrew ‘Bud” Charniga The small town of Forde, Norway nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains was an idyllic setting for this championships. Forde arguably hosted one of the very best if not the best European championships …

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Weightlifting news and views

Russian Training Part 2.

News and Views of Weightlifting: Russian Training: Part 2 Andrew ‘Bud’ Charniga A previous article dealt with some obvious, but often not acknowledged problems connected with a myth of superiority of Russian training. Some facts concerning their checkered past participating …

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