Singapore Weightlifting Athlete, John Cheah, 26, personal trainer and coach at Crossfit Tanjong Pagar, wishes to be able to train full-time and attend overseas training camp to prepare for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia from the 4th to 15th April 2018.
To win in the Weightlifting competition requires the athlete’s
- single minded focus on training
- disciplines to drive beyond the pains and fatigue
- never give up attitude and
- in the most defining moments overcome the fear of losing and get back up in pursuing the dream and winning the medal. Like the story of our former Silver Olympic Medal winner, Mr. Tan Howe Liang.
(a) Commonwealth rankings as at end of 2015, both top-25 and one athlete per nation.
(b) Current Commonwealth records, Absolute, Junior and Youth.
2015 Commonwealth Rankings
Commonwealth records as at 31 December 2015
Our training centre is no located at 58 Jalan Benaan Kapal Singapore 399645 and we are open to the pubic (membership rates apply) and welcome anyone interested in Olympic Weightlifting and fitness in general.
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We’ll be relocating our training centre at the end of this year, with our last day of operations at Jalan Benaan Kapal being 30th Dec 2014.
“JBK” has created warm and lasting memories for us and we would like to thank all of you who have supported our activities there since 2009.
At present, negotiations are still ongoing for our new premises and we aren’t able to reveal any details yet.
We look forward to your continued support in 2015!!
SWF’s training centre will be open to the public from 11.00am to 1.00pm on 20th Sep 2014 to facilitate our morning Introduction to Weightlifting workshop. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
SWF will be conducting its Weightlifting Coach Level 1 Certification course over 1.5 days.
Following feedback and observations of the previous intakes, we are expanding on the hands-on element for the certification. The programme will continue to incorporate a theory component and the schedule will be as follows:
29th Jun 2014: Full Day from 9.30am to 5.00pm
6th July 2014: Half Day from 9.30am to 12.00pm
~ Attendance on both days is necessary to complete the certification ~
– Safety Principles
– Basic Lifts
– Power Clean
– Power Snatch
Registration is S$290 and is limited to 20pax.
Registration and payment can be made via our online store.
Members of affiliate clubs/organisations are to register through their clubs/organisations to enjoy a discounted rate of S$250