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Ma Strength is back by popular demand!

Presented by Barbell 101 and Fortis Fitness, Ma Strength is back by popular demand!

The Ma Strength team is coming Toronto!

This seminar is a Chinese Weightlifting Technique Clinic which is a practical, hands-on seminar that introduces the fundamental elements behind Chinese weightlifting technique to improve snatch, clean, and jerk technique under the guidance of expert coaches at Ma Strength: Ma Jianping and Manuel Buitrago.

Who: All experience levels, including beginners, are welcome.
Where: Fortis Fitness, 11 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto, ON
When: Sunday March 5, 9am-5pm
Cost: $450 CAD
Host: Barbell 101 & Fortis Fitness

Contact: Nicole Dinn –
Registration Link:
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Sunday January 29, Olympic Weightlifting with Barbell 101

Mark your calendars! On Sunday January 29, we are hosting a 1-day seminar on Olympic Weightlifting with Barbell 101 Head Coach Nicole Dinn, and Assistant Coach Sebastian Enders. If you’ve never tried Olympic weightlifting before, this is your opportunity to learn the snatch, clean and jerk. No experience needed! This is a seminar geared towards beginners and those newly into the sport.

Important details:

When: Sunday January 29, 2017, 9am – 5pm

Where: Fortis Fitness, 11 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto

What you’ll learn: A full day of Olympic weightlifting technique. We’ll cover the snatch, clean and jerk.


$125 for Fortis Fitness Members

$150 for General Public

How to register, and for more info:  Email Nicole –

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Olympic Weightlifting Fall Seminar Series at #FortisFitness

Fall Seminar Series Olympic Weightlifting

Fall Seminar Series Olympic Weightlifting

Seminars with Barbell 101!

Barbell 101 is excited to present our upcoming Fall Seminar Series to introduce you to Olympic weightlifting! This is a four-part series where we teach you the lifts, technical errors, building strength, and developing your own program. It’s a great way to get familiar with the basics of weightlifting. Best of all, the seminars are FREE!


Where is it? Fortis Fitness, 11 Carlaw Avenue

Who’s teaching? Barbell 101 Head Coach Nicole Dinn and Assistant Coach Ashley Korman.

Who can attend? We’re capping each session at 12 participants. Both males and females are welcome to join us. Current and former Barbell 101 clients are not permitted to attend.

How do I register? Email You’ll be put on the list and you’re good to go!

How much does it cost? It’s free!

When are the seminars? What will I learn? Check out the info below for topics, dates, and times.

Sunday September 111:00-3:30pm

Introduction to Weightlifting Techniques. Here we’re going to talk about the very basics of weightlifting and give you a quick primer on the snatch, clean, and jerk. No experience is necessary!

Sunday October 231:00-3:30pm

Correcting Technical Errors in Weightlifting. This will build on our previous seminar and discuss technical errors in the lifts and how to correct them. Nicole will also be bringing back her secrets from Russia!

Sunday November 201:00-3:00 pm

Developing Strength for Weightlifting. This seminar will introduce you to key concepts in specific and general strength for weightlifting, and how to do basic programming to get stronger, be faster, and hit big numbers.

Sunday December 41:00-3:00pm

Addressing Mobility and Stability in Weightlifting. This seminar will build on the previous seminar by continuing with the effect of mobility and stability in the body on weightlifting. Here we’ll address imbalances, weaknesses, and motor dysfunction as applied to the lifts.
Fall Seminar Series Olympic Weightlifting

Fall Seminar Series Olympic Weightlifting

Fall Seminar Series Olympic Weightlifting

Olympic Weightlifting Seminar
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