Wil always gives me grief for being the one lifter who got away. At a gym with primarily Olympic weightlifters I dabbled in bodybuilding and am now competitively powerlifting. Besides a couple cleans here and there and snatching no more than the trainer plates, I’ve never been a weightlifter. But let me tell you, if that time comes I know exactly who to go to—Wil Fleming.
When I first became an intern at Force a little over a year ago I had so much to learn and I was like an excited puppy moving from one thing to the other with more curiosity and drive to get better with every new thing I learned. Olympic lifting was no different. It was so hard to coach, so hard to master, but so rewarding to learn. I remember attending my first weightlifting meet at Force, and being so impressed by not only the lifters incredible talent but of the coaching and the atmosphere. Everyone was encouraging, supportive and gave everything they had on that platform. It was addicting. Even though I don’t weight lift, I apply everything I learn from our Olympic weightlifters and Wil to what I do and how I perform in my sports.
Here are 3 reasons why you should learn from Wil: