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Powerlifting Seminar with Avi



CrossFit North Okanagan is proud to annouce we will be hosting a Powerlifting Seminar on September 10th! This seminar is open to anybody and everybody, but only 20 spots are available. Follow this link to register The presenter for this seminar is Avi Silverberg avi Avi Silverberg started in powerlifting as an athlete, rising through various levels, and ultimately competing in 9 National Championships and 3 World Championships.  Highlights include: achieving a World bronze bench press medal, holding the National Bench Press record in the 120k / 264lb weight class (lifting 300k / 661lbs), competing at the Arnold Sport Festival on four occasions, and ranking 3rd on the all-time Canadian Bench Press Rankings.   Avi's coaching resume includes coaching over 50 National level powerlifters, as well as numerous local and provincial-level powerlifters.  Most recently, Avi has served as the Team Canada Head Coach on multiple World Teams, including the 2012 IPF World Bench Press Championships (Czech Republic), 2013 IPF World Sub-Junior/Junior Championships (USA), 2014 IPF World Classic Championships (South Africa), 2015 World Classic Championships (Finland), and 2015 Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships (Canada).  Avi puts a strong emphasis on the science behind sport performance and has graduated with a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology, with a specific research focus in coaching elite master athletes in powerlifting.   avibench Avi also has a strong commitment to the development of powerlifting and the sport generally. To this end, he is the President of the Alberta Powerlifting Union, a national-level referee, member of the Canadian Powerlifting Union Student Scholarship Committee and Competition Commitee, as well as a Contest Director for many local and provincial powerlifting competitions Follow this link to register