weightlifting

Positional Integrity: Olympic Qualification Explained

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In this episode of the PICast, Heavy Metal Barbell’s Sean Rigsby and Alex Aceituno attempt to outline and simplify the Olympic Qualification Process for Weightlifting.

 

Summary:

  • Introduction/Thank You and HMB News

  • Summary of the Old Olympic Qualification System

  • The Great Doping Fiasco of 2016

  • Human Development Index and Nations who Dope

  • The IWF’s Olympic Qualification Period

  • Gold, Silver, and Bronze Events

  • Who Gets to Go and Why

  • An Attempt at explaining ROBI Points

  • ROBI Point Multipliers

  • Is the Sport better off?

  • Outro—How to Get in Touch with Us

Positional Integrity Podcast: Nationals Recap

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In this premiere episode of the PIcast, Heavy Metal Barbell Coach Sean Rigsby and Team Captain Alex Aceituno provide some in depth analysis on the 2019 USAW Senior Nationals.

Topics Covered:

  • The Launch of the Positional Integrity Podcast

  • Team Heavy Metal’s Performance at Nationals

  • Critical Review of Nationals Venue and Logistics

  • Highlights of the Men’s Lifting: Chad Vaughn, Nathan Damron

  • Highlights of the Women’s Lifting: Caitlin Hogan, Hunter Elam, Alex LaChance, Tayler Harris

  • In depth recap of the 76kg Session and Tayler’s path to the podium

  • International Team Standings for the Pan Am Games and World Championships following Nationals

  • USAW’s New Qualifying Totals for 2020 Nationals and the Effects

  • Outro: how to get in touch with us and help us provide you a better podcast