Powerlifting is the ultimate test of upper body strength. Competitors lower the bar to their chest and hold it motionless and then press it upwards to arms length with elbows locked.

Paralympic Classification
All athletes with a minimal disability compete in open competition. The sport is avaliable to people with spinal cord injuries, amputees and people with cerebral palsy.

Useful Links
Paralympics New Zealand: Click Here
IPC Power Lifting: Click Here

Powerlifting in the BOP - Contact Matt for more details
Matt trains, competes and coaches.  He would like to help others get involved.

When and Where

Te Aroha powerlifting Club


Matt matt_g5556@hotmail.com 0274567678

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