[QUIZ] How To Select Your New Competition Weight Class

Last week the International Weightlifting Federation announced the highly anticipated change to the male and female weight classes and for Olympic weightlifters around the world, the decision to go up a weight class or down has been left in question. It is important to consider factors like body type and strength to technique ratios all while keeping in perspective where you will have the greatest opportunities for success on the competition platform.

With the American Open 3 competition fast approaching and expected to have one of the highest participation rates ever, it's time to prepare for your new weight class. Take our one minute quiz below and receive a New Weight Class recommendation via email from Head Coach Dave Spitz!

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NEW IWF WEIGHT CLASS QUIZ

Please select one of the options below.
Please list your height in Feet and Inches.
Please list the number of years that you have been training in the sport of Olympic weightlifting.
Use best estimate of current Body Fat Percentage.
Please submit your 1RM Snatch in Kilograms (kg).
Please submit your 1RM Clean & Jerk in Kilograms (kg).
Please submit your 1RM Back Squat in Kilograms (kg).
Please list your current weight class in the old categories then list the body weight you train at regularly. If N/A, list N/A.

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