Olympic Weightlifting

Our Olympic Weightlifting Program is run besides our normal gym programs. We have our week scheduled and you can see info about our special project below the first table.

Becoming a Real Olympic Lifter

Program running as long as governemental regulations permit

Do you want to upgrade your lifts? Or do you need specialized coaching? With 4 target sessions at SportQuest and individual programming in between we can help you to achieve your goals. If you don’t know if you could enter, just contact us to make an appointment to have your lifting skills checked by our trainers / experienced lifters.

  • Sign up via our Google Form
  • Due to possible changes pay per session: 45 euro – students/scholars 33,75 euro, members 22,5 euro & 17 euro
  • Additional cost for newbees: membership NGB & lifting singlet (appr. 45 euro)
  • Location: Gym SportQuest and competition venue
  • Duration: appr. 12 weeks with 4 group sessions of 2-4 hours 
  • Practical approach
  • Individual programming


During this competition program (Becoming a Real Weightlifter) we make sure you improve your specific needs. Master trainer coach Tom Bruijnen and his staff devote their full focus to help achieve the goal you’ve been chasing for so long, in a knowledgeable but practical way. In becoming competition ready, safety is our greatest concern.


In appr. 3 months you’ll work towards an official Dutch Strength Cup competition. In each group session of 2-4 hours Master trainer & coach Tom Brijnen and his staff discuss a new subject, like essential movement patterns, specific accessory exercises and mental engagement so you become more efficient, stronger and injury free. This weightlifting journey includes video-lifting-analysis and coaching at the competitions. The 4 short workshops and intensive OLY-training at SportQuest are Eleiko equipped. Co-runned with “The Lifting Coach”


  • #1 sunday 20 sept. 2020 13:00-+/-16:00 test & first training schedule
  • begin of oct. 2020 – video-analysis (on-line)
  • #2 sunday 18 oct. 2020 – mental health
  • #3 sunday 22 nov. 2020. Includes competition preparation work.
  • #4 sunday 20 dec. competing at Dutch Strength Cup at AKA Crossfit – Amsterdam – time slots known 1 week in advance


  • 0-4 junior (aged between 13-20) male/female lifters from Dutch Strength or other strength and conditioning clubs, ranging from CrossFit to other sports
  • 0-8 senior (aged 20+) male/female lifters from Dutch Strength or other strength training clubs, ranging from CrossFit to other sports

Note: this project will be organised with a minimum of 4 lifters

Contact us for more information about becoming a real weightlifter. Already excited? Sign up via our Google Form.