Category: Clinics and Events

GVT 2020

At the start of every year, we plan the first 6 months of training phases for our clients; we assess what worked last year, what didn’t and what can we do different to take us to the next level. We do this in order to convert that 6 month platform into a 12 month outlook…

Silly Season 2019

Things are starting to heat up which means usually a couple of things; The silly season is fast approaching ‘Shit! I need to get leaner for Summer.’ You may have noticed that we have done some things differently this year from the introduction of our first 8-week challenge in winter, which has gotten a fair…

Athlete Development Program

2019 Athlete Development Program

Whether your goal is to lose body fat, build muscle or become stronger or faster your focus should always be on one thing: improving your overall athletic performance. Athletes train in the weight room and on the field to enhance their talent and skill. Being the best lifter doesn’t necessarily make them a gold medallist,…

Advanced Lifting Clinic 2019

Commencing Monday 2nd September 2019. This is a program for anyone who is competent with O-lifting or has had sufficient tutelage in it. To do this program you must have a good gym age with a good strength capacity. Basically, if you haven’t heard that terminology then you probably aren’t ready for this program. This…

Selling Out

“Hammer Athletic will NEVER do an 8-week challenge” – Matt Ham (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.)   “Fuck it” – Also Matt Ham (2019) I have been very vocal about my dislike for 8-week challenges, 12-week challenges, 21-day challenges and every other variation of these ‘fitness challenges’. Now I find myself promoting and pushing the…

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 May. 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…