FEBRUARY 29,2020

The USA Weightlifting combine series is the latest recruitment project aiming to find weightlifting’s next Olympic hopeful. Combines are open to athletes ages between the ages of 12 and 24. Each combine will include the following events:

  • - 30m sprint
  • - Vertical jump
  • - Broad jump
  • - Power clean
  • - Back squat

All athletes are welcome to attend, but please be aware that the combine is meant to find new athletes to participate in the sport of weightlifting. The target athlete will not already be a member of USA Weightlifting. The combine series is free to attend, and members of USA Weightlifting are encouraged to invite friends, family, and classmates!

The final hour of the combine will consist of a weightlifting fundamentals session to go over the basics of the snatch and the clean and jerk for athletes with little or no experience with the Olympic lifts. 

CLICK HERE to register for a combine near you.

Time: 12pm - 3pm

  • -Testing: 12pm-2pm
  • -Clinic: 2pm-3pm  

The event is FREE to attend!  

Select your combine city from the drop down boxes provided in the registration form here.   Weightlifting fundamentals session is being provided to allow athletes with no experience with the snatch and clean and jerk to learn the basic movements.   Registration does not guarantee immediate testing upon arrival please plan for 1.5 - 2 hours upon arrival  

Top athletes will be placed in the USA Weightlifting Transitional Athlete Program. Athletes will be contacted at the conclusion of the combine series.   Existing USA Weightlifting members are not eligible for the Transitional Athlete Program as they are already participating in the sport of weightlifting.   In the event of a cancellation USA Weightlifting is not responsible for loss of travel costs incurred to the individual, coach, or family members.  

Parents must attend with children under 18 to sign a waiver.