Learn to Lift Like an Olympian, from an Olympian


The Oval is pleased to partner with Olympic Bronze medalist and presumed Gold Medalist Christine Girard, to offer a unique opportunity to train like an Olympian, with an Olympian.

Christine will be conducting this intensive one-day Olympic Weightlifting clinic, which is designed to help athletes of all levels increase their technical knowledge of the sport’s two competitive lifts – the snatch and the clean-and-jerk.



Through practical instruction and education, Christine (NCCP Level 2 Certified) will focus on:

Optimal warm up and stretching
Technique and technical coaching for the “snatch” and the “clean and jerk”
Rules and regulations of the sport, structure of competitions
Personalized, individual instruction
Sharing her experiences competing on the world stage


Participants will gain a concrete understanding of the sport and how Olympic Weightlifting training increases speed, strength and flexibility.   Participants will receive coaching tools that can be utilized in future workouts.

5 Reasons All Athletes Should Learn Olympic Weightlifting

For more information please call 778.296.1426 or email highperformance@richmondoval.ca