A 1-day workshop to improve your squat, bench press and deadlift technique

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Cost: $149

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Powerlifting Workshop

At Burley Strength we believe powerlifting is one of the most accessible sports in the world. If you've ever wrapped your hands around a barbell then powerlifting is for you. We've been involved in the growth of the sport in the ACT since 2014 and in that time we've seen hundreds of lifters hit the competition platform for the first time. After watching so many of these lifters failing to achieve their potential we created our 1-day Powerlifting Workshop to bridge the gap between the average gym user and the competitive platform.

Is this course right for me?

This workshop is aimed at anyone who's had some experience with barbell training and is currently injury free. The information provided throughout the pre-workshop theory modules and the practical information on the day assumes no prior knowledge however the focus on the competition platform means it's best for those who're interested in pursuing the sport of powerlifting. If you're interested in more general strength and conditioning training please get in touch to discuss our other offerings.

What can I expect?

The workshop itself runs for around 6hrs (10am-4pm). During that time we'll cover the practical apsects of performing the squat, bench press and deadlift to competition standard. Everyone will have an opportunity to get under a heavy bar and have their technique assessed by the Burley coaching team. The practical information presented on the day will build upon the pre-course theory modules and ensure you leave with an improved understanding of the competition environment and the road to success on the powerlifting platform.

Am I ready to compete?

Yes. The sooner you get the first competition out of the way the better. This workshop is designed to give you a look into the process of preparing for your first competition experience and we'll cover everything you need to know to enjoy your first time on the platform. You'll learn all the rules and regulations as well as ensuring your lifts meet the technical requirements to pass on the platform.

Workshop Details

The workshop runs from 10am-4pm Sunday and costs $149 (early bird pricing, $179 full price). Spots are strictly limited.

Workshop Outline

Registration for the Powerlifting Workshop includes:

  • 6 hours of practical coaching for the squat, bench press and deadlift
  • A comprehensive pre-workshop theory lecture series
  • A 12-week training plan to follow at the conclusion of the workshop
  • Access to a discounted spot in the next Prepare to Powerlift 6-week course
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Cost: $149

Next workshop: Sunday August 15

John is a great coach who has extensive knowledge in power lifting and explains his material in a way that is easy to understand. He was able to help us all through our technique and show and tell us ways we could lift more efficiently. He showed us warm ups we could use before performing the lifts which I found valuable. He went through rules and queues for each lift. He also answered any question I had. I would definitely go to another course at Burley.


John really knows his stuff, is approachable and not scary in any way! I always felt I could ask questions and was encouraged to push myself but my limits were also respected. I felt safe. I'd recommend this workshop to anyone wanting to improve technique or smash some new PRs, whether a beginners or very experienced I think anyone would gain a lot from the workshop.

Claire A.
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Cost: $149

Next workshop: Sunday August 15