Courses, Clinics and Evaluations

This is a list of all upcoming clinics and evaluations for the following:
NCCP Instructor Beginner
NCCP Competition Introduction
NCCP Competition Development
NCCP Practical Evaluation
Category 4 Technical Official
First Start Project

October 31, 2020 - November 1, 2020

NCCP Competition Introduction Course - Ottawa

Valeo Athletics, 74 Colonnade Rd, Nepean, ON K2E 7L2

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday

This is the first step to becoming an NCCP certified coach recognized by the OWA. A coaching certification is required for all coaches attending Elite competitions.

In this course you will learn the fundamentals of teaching weightlifting technique to athletes of different levels. It will prepare you to coach an athlete through a competition and go through the logistics of a sanctioned weightlifting event.

There are steps to be taken after finishing this course to ensure the completion of your NCCP certification.

Fee (non-OWA members): $320 (you will receive a complimentary coach-in-training membership for the remainder of the season)

OWA members: $290

Registration deadline: Registration is now full. To be added to a waitlist, please contact

Facilitator: Daniel Robitaille​

Physical distancing and mask policies will be in effect for this event. The course will be capped at 12 participants.

For more information, please contact or visit the OWA website.

First Start Project

ATTENTION Ontario Elementary & Secondary School Teachers!!!

Become a Qualified Leader in presenting introductory Olympic Weightlifting Skills.

Attend an 8-hour practical course presented by an Ontario Weightlifting Association Course Facilitator.

Working in an interactive adult learning environment, you will be provided with:

  • detailed training resources for the delivery of your training to your athletes/students

  • practical experience with the movements


Explore: Long Term Athlete Development - How weightlifting skills training can be incorporated into your current training and added into current school curriculum.

Skills Addressed:

Clean Dead Lift * Snatch Dead Lift * Clean Pull * Snatch Pull * Power Snatch * Power Clean * Front Squat * Back Squat * Military Press * Push Jerk * Overhead Snatch Squat

Contact the Competition Administrator for more information on how to set up this course in your community!

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Upcoming Events

Variety Village October Open - October 31, 2020
Variety Village, Toronto, ON

NCCP Competition Introduction - Weightlifting
Valeo Athletics, Nepean, ON *SOLD OUT*

Richard Borden Memorial Open & Qualifier - November 7, 2020

Delta Hotels & Conference Centre, Guelph, ON

2019/2020 Ontario Club Challenge #4

- November 6 - 8, 2020

at participating clubs


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