Interview with Derrick Crass - Lifting from the blocks and levelling the playing field NOV 15

November 28, 2015

In my second interview with Derrick we talk about the technique of lifting from the blocks and drugs in sports. Derrick talks about training athletes using the blocks and the unique benefits of working with DC Blocks. Then we talk about the recent doping scandal in Russian and athletics and what that indicates about the issue in weightlifting.


Interview with Jim Schmitz -Instinctive Periodization and Olympic Inclusion OCT 15

October 18, 2015

In our second interview we discuss the state of Olympic Style Weightlifting in the US. We talk about his recent article on Instinctive Periodization and about the potential changes to the Summer Olympics lineup.


Interview with Jim Schmitz - August 2015

August 30, 2015

Inteview with Jim, covering his early years, his coaching at the nationals and international level. We talk about his experiences up to today. Focusing on the training of top athletes in the field and his current projects.


Interview with Derrick Crass - August 2015

August 29, 2015

We go over Derrick's earliest experiences in the sport, his training style and approach to diet and nutrition. Then we discuss his experiences competing nationally and internationally. We talk about the genesis of his company DC Blocks. We conclude talking a bit about his daughter, Rachel, and how she got involved in weightlifting.

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