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EWF TECHNICAL OFFICIALS SEMINAR in Landskrona

EWF TECHNICAL OFFICIALS SEMINAR in Landskrona

  • 30 Oct, 2014


EWF TECHNICAL OFFICIALS SEMINAR


The European Weightlifting Federation held a Technical Officials Seminar in Landskrona, Sweden on 24 – 26 October 2014. The Seminar was attended by nineteen delegates from twelve federations. The seminar was presented by Antonio Urso, Benny Johansson, Steve Cannon and Tina Beiter.


The Seminar covered the following topics:

  • Psychological aspects for a Technical Official in weightlifting.

  • Major rule changes since the IWF Congress in Baku 2012.

  • Incorrect Movements of the Snatch and Clean and Jerk

  • Clarification of the lifters outfit.

  • Evaluation of Technical Officials

  • The EWF Constitution and Appendix 3

  • The EWF Code of Ethics

The Seminar was held on Friday afternoon / evening and was followed by the Nordic Junior and U17 Weightlifting Championships held on Saturday and Sunday. All Seminar delegates took part in the Championships as Technical Officials working as referees, technical controllers, chief marshal, time keeper, jury member in a special “rotating system”. Feedback was provided to all Technical Officials on the adjudication of the Championships. One Technical Official, Jabbar Yazdani of Denmark took the IWF Technical Official Examination and secured the sufficient marks to be upgraded to Category One.



EUROPEAN WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION