We are incredibly excited to announce that Studio 831 will be playing host olympic weightlifter Donny Shankle! Donny has been one of the top American Weightlifters over the last 15 years. He is a five time national champion and world team member in the sport of weightlifting. He is the only weightlifter in the United States to defeat, in competition, a defending world champion in over 30 years. At the 2007 annual Arnold classic Donny was named his country’s most inspirational weightlifter. He is the only American weightlifter to have trained both as a resident athlete at the United States regional Olympic training complex and under the tutelage of the world’s greatest weightlifting teacher Ivan Abadjiev. Donny is a marine corps veteran of the Iraq war and is currently in pursuit of the 2016 Rio Olympics as he teaches his philosophy On Weightlifting.
Donny will be coming to Studio 831 on November 2nd to lead a one day seminar on Olympic weightlifting. He will cover in detail all the finer points of the Snatch and Clean & Jerk, as well as a host of subordinate exercises. This is an amazing opportunity to learn directly from one of the top athletes in our country in the sport of weightlifting. The seminar is capped at a total of 15 people so that all attendees can get lots of one on one attention. Coach Kat has taken the lead on organizing the seminar and about half of the spaces are already reserved.
The cost of the seminar is $325 which is a steal to work with a coach and athlete of his caliber! All of the money goes directly to Donny to help support his training and his quest of making it to a third olympics! The remaining spaces in the seminar will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis. If you would like to reserve your spot bring a check into the gym as soon as possible!
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