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Torokhtiy Seminars in 2024: A Review

Every year, we travel all over the world to bring our weightlifting seminar to athletes, coaches, and weightlifting enthusiasts who want to improve their snatch and clean & jerk technique and Olympic weightlifting Coaching skills.

It’s quite an intensive, two-a-day workshop that’s dedicated to helping everyone, regardless of their training background, learn the basics of weightlifting and improve their performance, whether that’s for meets, semi-professional competitions, or individual needs.

Torokhtiy Seminars in 2024

Typically, the entire seminar is led in English, but if there’s a language barrier in a specific country, a translator is requested so that communication can flow freely and all participants get value from the learning experience. The standard schedule for the two days of the seminar usually looks like this:

Day 1 is as follows:


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  • 08:45 – 09:00 Registration
  • 09:00 – 09:20 Program announcement, self-presentation
  • 09:20 – 10:00 Snatch theory and unique “Bullet Time” video analysis
  • 10:00 – 13:00 Practical training in snatch progression with specific tips and drills 
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Snatch special warm-up complex
  • 15:00 – 17:00 Group workout session (up to PR)
  • 17:00 -18:00 Q&A and Snatch day summary.

Day 2 is as follows:

  • 09:00 – 09:10 Program announcement, self-presentation
  • 09:10 – 10:00 Clean & Jerk theory and unique “Bullet Time” video analysis
  • 10:00 – 13:00 Practical training in C&J progression with specific tips and drills 
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Clean & Jerk special warm-up complex
  • 15:00 – 17:00 Group workout session (up to PR)
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Q&A and Clean & Jerk summary
  • 18:00 – 18:30 Certification & Photo opportunities

This is a standard Seminar program, but it can be upgraded or modified, depending on customer’s request and can include more theoretical lectures related to training program design or competition strategies. 

Seminars can be provided by Oleksiy Torokhtiy alone or accompanied by Sergii Putsov (PhD holder with 20 years of Olympic Weightlifting experience), depending on training group size and requests.

Even though the seminar is intense, it’s suitable for everyone, from weightlifting enthusiasts who want to improve their technique to athletes and coaches who want to get deeper insight and learn more about each skill. The only requirements for all participants is to wear comfortable training clothes and weightlifting shoes, and to bring supplies for taking notes, as there’s quite a bit of theory covered during the two days.

Torokhtiy Seminars 2024: The Schedule

This year, we will hold a lot of seminars all over the world. Now the schedule looks like this: 

  • January 13-14, 2024, Portugal, Cascais – Level 1 Certification
  • February 17-18, 2024 Netherlands, Den Haag
  • March 2-3, 2024, in the Netherlands, Tilburg
  • March 16-17, 2024, Brazil, Sao Paolo
  • March 23-24,2024, Brazil, Porto Alegre
  • March 30-31,2024, Brazil, Recife
  • April 6-7, 2024, USA, Myrtle Beach
  • April 27-28, 2024,  Czech Republic, Prague
  • May 4-5, 2024, Lebanon, Beirut
  • June 1-2, 2024, Italy, Venice
  • October 12-13, 2024, Switzerland, Altstetten
  • October 19-20, 2024, Belgium, Zandhoven

This is not a full list, it will be updated as soon as we will get more seminar requests.

Torokhtiy Seminars

For more detailed information about each date, you can check out our website

If you want to book a seminar for your club, find a form on our seminar page.

To learn more about what a seminar workday looks like, you can go ahead and go to our YouTube video.  

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Oleksiy Torokhtiy

Author: Oleksiy Torokhtiy
Olympic Weightlifting Champion

Experience: 21 years
Best ResultsSnatch – 200 kg,
C&J – 240 kg

Oleksiy Torokhtiy is a professional athlete boasting 20 years of experience in Olympic weightlifting. With multiple European and World titles under his belt, he has showcased his prowess in two Olympic Games (Beijing 2008 and London 2012). Upon concluding his illustrious career, Oleksiy dedicated himself to coaching. By 2022, he had conducted over 200 weightlifting seminars worldwide. He is the visionary behind an international sportswear and accessories brand known for its motto, “Warm Body Cold Mind.” Additionally, he is an esteemed author and the creator of a series of training programs and eBooks.

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