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Official website of World Para Powerlifting


    Coaches play a vital role in the development of an athlete in para powerlifting and the overall growth of the sport. They are the experts in para powerlifting athlete development, technique and strategy, and help an athlete grow and succeed in para powerlifting. Coaches train and motivate athletes ahead and during para powerlifting competitions.

    To learn more about participating in a course or hosting a course, please read more below.

    Participating in Coach Course

    The requirements to participate in a Coach Course are simple; candidates must be coaching para powerlifting competitively or have an interest in the sport.

    To participate in a course, complete and submit the document "Expression of Interest to Participate in WPPO Education Programmes".

    Hosting a Coach Course

    The Coach Course is offered at the introductory and elite levels, and provides participants entry or advanced instruction to successfully comprehend, train athletes and compete under the Technical and Classification Rules and Regulations. The course details coaching, tactical and training philososhies and features a variety of lectures, discussions and practical sessions.

    Hosting a Coach Course is simple and has many benefits. To learn more about hosting a course, please read the document "Information on Hosting a Coaching Course" and contact us at [email protected].

    Education Course Calendar
    Date Location Course Type Documents
    July 08-10 2019 Nur-Sultan, KAZ Elite - Limited to Agitos Foundation supported participants -
    August 30-01 September 2019 Kathmandu, NEP She Can Lift - Introduction to Para Powerlifting -
    October 18-20 2019 Bangor, WAL, GBR Introduction -
    November 22-24 2019 Tokyo, JPN Elite Coaching in Para Powerlifting -
    November 27-29 2019 Santiago, CHI Elite Coaching in Para Powerlifting -
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