Amongst the big names we find the impish Brett Gibbs and since injured Nathan Tanis. This is the main reason for the IOC Executive Board not to grant us the recognition." The USPA is a premier powerlifting federation created by lifters, with the goal of ensuring lifters are provided an opportunity and location of showcasing the result of their efforts in a safe and competitive environment. Why in the world after all these years would you change the weight classes. [quote=Elder][quote=Shreku]stop whining like babys. I think they should stay just as they are. On the other hand i hope that they don't apply old records to the new weight classes. Some will drop off, some won't. In 2017 we conducted some 140 anti-doping tests, all at our own expense. stop whining like babys. The Washington State USA Powerlifting maintains state records as allowed by the USAPowerlifting Technical Rules (note that there have been several changes to lifter divisions effective 1/1/2015). IPF is an international fed and the USA is only a small percentage of the membership. Good for the publicity if athletes look more estetic. Powerlifting has had many changes over the years and there has always been arguments about them. problem solved. move on with your life, It's strange to me, but change is always strange. That's from the IPF Facebook page. I never said that I don't believe the proposal. The numbers don’t lie, this is a quality class but fresh blood is needed for 2020. I think powerlifting will benefit from this change in the long run. 135--------2--------10 Georgian super heavyweight breaks world record total at weightlifting worlds. Ashton Rouska is the juggernaut of the 105-kilogram weight class. However ... within the last 20 or so years, the weight classes have been changed in Int'l Weightlifting, Int'l Wrestling, college wrestling, and HS wrestling, to name a few. Follow us on. It will make past greats efforts basically irrelevant. Cameron McKenzie has held on to a lucky 888kg Total record since 2016. Just like 50% or more of our membership is in the heaviest of weightclasses, I'm sure the opposite is true in many Asian countries. Weight Training & Powerlifting Records 1 Kilo=2.20462262 lbs. Steve Mann. It hasn't ever passed before so there's really no need for alarm because as of now it's just another proposal. 55---------6--------1 World Powerlifting 2019   |   All Rights Reserved. Deeper is right. (OLY still has 125kg) Leverage himself, Mike Kuhns, is still the sole Standard beater here with a mighty 247kg Squat from back in 2017. ‎"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." This would level the playing field, and encourage healthier body composition in the SHW class. Do you really care? [/quote] But, getting HS kids to change classes will be tough. in general, trying to preserve the accomplishments and records of lifters in the past. Krzysztof’s 895kg total done on the same day is also up there. I think another fed way back when did this and they found out it did not work well for them at all. The problem with this is that in some countries the IPF is the ONLY choice. Stupid ideas are stupid ideas, regardless of who thinks of them. I do not get it. Classic Women Masters 2. Interesting. It seems that the IOC thing gets used a lot to justify changes. Colehour, also a softball player at Eastland, set four state records for her division and weight class when she squatted 182 pounds, benched 110 pounds and dead lifted 226. From the IPF Rulebook: Men’s and Women’s 50-59 records exceeding those gained in the 40-49 age group will be included in the 40-49 category. What happens to all the records than? Classic Women Open. Why wouldn't we follow Olympic weight classes to keep things simple? Why do people compete in Powerlifting? I will say that if this passes it's a great disappointment to me. 120 I think the IPF forgets that the lifters make them.... if they don't show up, they cease to be. Let's stick with this long-term now that its been passed. However this pans out, the USAPL needs to come forward with an official statement. ; 1 Pound=0.45359237 … That is going to get a lot of people hurt! Nobody can explain this so it makes sense. USA Powerlifting National Office Phone: 260.248.4889 Contact Us: Click Here Address: 1120 Huffman Rd Ste 24 #223 Anchorage, AK 99515 Having now completed his studies and back in action with 872kg in 2020, Cameron will tackle 900kg in 2021. I wonder how fast the IPF/USAPL is going to crash and burn as a result. Hubbard has built a large list of powerlifting accomplishments in his career. Equipped Men Sub-Junior; Equipped Men Junior; Equipped Men Open; Equipped Men Masters 1; Equipped Men Masters 2; Equipped Men Masters 3; Equipped Men Masters 4 . No 58.8% 468 why not just leave it the way its been since the start of powerlifting. They want the failure rate to be near 1%. In the letter from the IPF president detailing the reasons why the IPF failed to gain recognition there is no mention of weight classes. Yes 41.2% 328 HOO's Gym: building the strongest gym in the South, one plate at a time. I think athletes should respect the choice of the ipf. It would essentially wipe clean the slate of records set by icons of our sport. [/quote] Are they trying to pass a no lift off rule? Are you serious? change is the basic principle in life. This is a list of world records in Olympic weightlifting.These records are maintained in each weight class for the snatch lift, clean and jerk lift, and the total for both lifts.. Entry forms for the USAPL La State (January 15) meet are about to go out and we have 50 lifters that are lifting Saturday to qualify for Collegiate Nationals. [/quote] [quote=werner800]I like it. Luckily in the US we have plenty of choices to choose from. 65 [quote=Ken Ufford]Are you kidding? 264.56 yeah like there is no difference between that weight and someone 365. change is the basic principle in life. Old records should be preserved. Powerlifting has so many huge guys it makes more sense to have more breakdowns for the supers. Ken Ufford[/quote] As others have said, the reason is to more evenly distribute the population of competitors in order to add depth (or even-out the depth). [quote=hornedn] This isn't the frist time that weight class changes have been proposed for consideration by the IPF. Even with the 275# cutoff for SHW, there are gross size disparities in the class. Regional Records Coaches, please send me an email with your School name, Classification, and cell number. I think it will reduce USAPL and CPU participation at all levels. No - 84.8% 783 Sane Faatoe holds the BP record already, is out of lockdown and is psyched to jump the WR up very soon. accept the change and adapt. My concerns are, at least, twofold. Reduce Number of Weight Classes I really don't know what to think or say about IPF anymore, but am not going to bad mouth them. These strength standards help you assess your strength level for the squat, deadlift, bench press, and powerlifting total, compared to other lifters of similar body weight… On Nov. 14, 2020, the 23-year-old powerlifter competed in the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Virginia Winter Wrecker competition at a bodyweight of 98.4 kilograms (217 pounds) — 6.4 kilograms (14 pounds) under the maximum weight allotted in the 105-kilogram class. J Hack. American Records set at State or Regional meet must be submitted to the National Office by the Meet Director Only. It also pretty much proves what I've been saying for a few years now about the push in the IPF to eliminate larger lifters from their competitions. Then choose the division and weight class to filter. Additionally, it varies from state to state and depends on the federation in question. The lifter with the highest total in his weight class wins that class. Australian Records These records represent the best male and female lifts by Powerlifting Australia members in sanctioned IPF competitions which were performed at regional level or higher level or where all 3 referees are of National Level or higher. Owen Hubbard, 23, is a British Powerlifter who just put up a massive total for the 74kg weight class in competition. wt Cls-----IPF%-----USAPL% I think another fed way back when did this and they found out it did not work well for them at all. Do you really care? Bottom line, I think it's stupid. Monster Energy, i like it. GB lifters in World Championships are registered with the IPF for Out of Competition Testing (OCT). GB lifters in World Championships are registered with the IPF for Out of Competition Testing (OCT). Share … This will mess up everybodys shoulders and fast. ULTIMATE SIZE, STRENGTH, AND STAMINA. If you were unaware, powerlifting is a sport that categorizes competitors by weight class. Exactly when will the new classes be implemented in the USAPL? On the other side, I don't like frequent rule changes in the IPF and the chaos that will follow this rule change. They will bitch and complain but in the end they will still lift in the USAPL/IPF because they have a bigger stage. WEC Records. I will comment about this in an educated constructive criticism way. Powerlifters compete in three lifts -- the squat, bench press and deadlift. But what you mentioned as far as why people started competing to begin with is very true. The new weight classes are based on the distribution of the IPF powerlifting population and use the same research base as was used to develop the Wilks formula. Because that's who posted this on IPF Facebook page. The data were statistically treated in a rigorous manner to come up with the weight standards across different classification groups. here are the results of IPF's own survery on the topics at hand. Some people might decide to move up a weight class because of this. change is the basic principle in life. how does this make sense? If this motion passed and goes into place 1/1/2011, what effect does this have on 2010 qualifying totals for the 2011 and 2012 National/Arnold events? Was this the greatest lift of all-time? It is not a distinct federation in and of itself. A formula determines the best lifter overall, and percentages of bodyweight do not factor into competition. Zara deadlifted 355 pounds, unofficially setting an International Powerlifting League (IPL) world record for the 90-kilogram junior division for 18-19-year-olds. Their own surveys show it is unpopular. Fewer weight classes equals deeper competition and a fair worldwide distribution. Because that's who posted this on IPF Facebook page. whaaaaaaa! Very difficult. 75---------24-------10 As a matter of fact I said this isn't the first time. What about all the records they are all frozen and new ones are open for grabs. Instead, they want to just ignore the guys who are on drugs so they don't raise the failure percentage. And no, powerlifting is not going to benefit from this, that is just an insane remark. "Our main problem is the high amount of doping positive athletes on international, regional and national level. The USPA does not send spam email. If they take new categories in use there should be new records to be established. 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