Category: Clinics and Events

Olympic Weightlifting Clinic

If you enjoy throwing some tin around the weight room then you’re about to get pretty excited. Coach Matt and Dan will be running an Olympic Weightlifting Clinic in April. The Clinic At Hammer Athletic, our philosophy is that everyone should strive to establish higher strength capacities with their training so that we can progress…

Overreaching 2018

Hard to believe but it’s that time of year again where we strap ourselves in for 10 days of madness for our coveted overreaching program. This will be the ninth iteration of our most challenging and satisfying program and while we have mastered the processes (seriously we are professionals at this), once again this year we are…

12 Week Marathon Prep Clinic

Whether you’re just getting started, are an avid runner or have been strength training with Hammer Athletic and are looking for a new challenge, our Marathon Prep Clinic has been scientifically crafted (by our resident Sports Scientists) to benefit you at your level. This clinic will be aired in tandem with a strength/power specific weights…

Coaching Principles

Applying exercise science and evidence-based practices in clinical, healthy and sporting populations. Last year we delivered our inaugural ‘Coaching Foundations Program’ that covered pre-screening assessments, exercise prescription and periodisation methods for athletes and the ‘Average Joe’. This year we are going one step further by delivering a ‘Hammer Athletic Coaching Principles’ program. Eligibility This course…

German Volume Training Clinic

The German Volume Training (GVT) program runs for 6 weeks commencing February 11th, 2019. Each year, we implement the GVT protocol among our athletes which is a protocol derived by Rolf Feser. Feser’s method of resistance training involved performing 10 sets of 10 repetitions, on a 60-90 second turnaround, at roughly 50-65% of a participant’s…

Overreaching 2017

  Where has this year gone? It only seems like yesterday that we were yelling ‘Schisse!’ during our grueling German Volume Program, yet here we are a mere 4 weeks from our coveted Overreaching program. This will be the eighth iteration of our most challenging and exciting program and while we have been getting more…

12 Week Summer Preseason

Wait. ‘Summer Preseason’ doesn’t sound particularly scientific or elite in the slightest. In fact, you may be thinking ‘has Hammer sold its soul like all the other big gyms to exploit the marketability of fitness?’ We’d be lying if we said there wasn’t some capitalisation on the nervousness that showing a bit of skin during…