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Olympic Weightlifting Mini Camp with Cara Heads Slaughter and Danny Camargo

Olympic Weightlifting Mini Camp with Cara Heads Slaughter and Danny Camargo

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 9:11am

From the Fitness Provider: "

Learn and train with Olympian/International Coach Cara Heads Slaughter and Senior International Coach Danny Camargo for a two-day Olympic Weightlifting Mini Camp at CH Fitness and Performance/CrossFit South Arlington in Arlington, VA.

Highlights of the mini camp include:

  • Foundational review & lecture

  • Technique drills & progressions

  • Training sessions

  • Video analysis

Attendees will have option to select one of two mini camp sessions:

AM Session (limited to 20 people) will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am-1:00 pm

PM Session (limited to 20 people) will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 pm-6:30 pm.

Cara and Danny will be present at each session to teach and coach.

This event is designed not only to reinforce proper technique as the foundation for success, but to inspire you to train to reach your full potential. Cara and Danny have over 50 years combined of Olympic weightlifting experience, including competing and coaching at national and international events. This is a camp you will not want to miss!

About Cara Heads Slaughter:

Cara Heads Slaughter is one of the most sought-after weightlifting coaches in the DC metro region providing guidance to over 100 athletes and coaches each week. Certified as a USAW International Coach, Cara has served as a competition coach at every level- local, national and international, including as a coach at the 2016 USA Olympic Team Trials. Athletes under Cara's guidance have earned numerous medals at national and international competitions. Additionally, Cara is certified as a IWF Coach Course Instructor and a USAW Coach Course Lead Instructor and has been appointed by USA Weightlifting to assist at numerous USAW training camps at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO and as Team Leader and Team Coach of international teams.

Cara enjoyed a successful 18-year career as an elite weightlifter, earning 2 junior and 8 senior national championship titles, setting numerous junior and senior American records, and representing the United States at 6 world championships and as a member of the 2000 USA Olympic Team in Sydney.

Throughout her career, Cara was provided the unique opportunity to train at top USA Weightlifting regional weightlifting training centers, including as a resident athlete at the Olympic Training Center, and to learn from some of the most respected weightlifting coaches in the United States- Tony Ciarelli, Michael Cohen, Bob Morris, and Dr. Kyle Pierce.

Prior to competing in the sport of Weightlifting full time, Cara was a Division I collegiate athlete, earning an athletic scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley. As a freshman, Cara competed in the discus and hammer throw, placing third in the hammer at the (Pac-10) track & field conference championships.

About Danny Camargo:

U.S. Senior International Coach Danny Camargo is a 27- year veteran of Olympic Weightlifting. Coach Camargo represented the United States in international competition as an athlete and coach before establishing in own Weightlifting Club in 1999. In 2012, Coach Camargo founded Oly Concepts, an Olympic Weightlifting service providing education, training, and competitive opportunities at multiple satellite locations.



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