GEAUX LSUS WEIGHTLIFTING
The USA Weightlifting Center for High Performance and Development is located in the Health and Physical Education Building on the campus of LSU Shreveport. There are 15 platforms available for training. Biomechanics capabilities available at the Center are V scope, 3-D video analysis, 2 force plates, Dartfish and frame-by-frame analysis by I-Mac video.
There is no cost, but all participants must be members of USA Weightlifting. All training sessions are planned and supervised
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Name: Kollin Cockrell
Weight class: 105 KG
Best competition lifts: 142 KG/192 KG
Favorite food: sweet and sour chicken and rice
Recovery methods: protein shake before bed and lots of sleep
Hobbies: gymnastics, break dancing, parkour, partner stunts
Kollin began lifting in 2007 in high school and began Olympic style weightlifting in 2009. Learning most of the technical movements from watching YouTube videos Kollin worked his way up and competed at his first Junior Olympics in 2010. In 2011 Kollin graduated high school and began his collegiate career at the USA Weightlifting High Performance and Development Center in Shreveport, La. Within his first year Kollin qualified for the 2012 Junior World Team and competed in Guatemala finishing 10th.
Competing at the upcoming American Open Championship Kollin hopes to finish with 145 KG/201 KG and break the American junior record clean and jerk, currently held by Casey Bergerner.
2013 goals: In 2013 Kollin hopes to hit between 155 kg - 160 kg in the snatch and between 205 kg - 210 kg in the clean and jerk. He plans to compete at the Arnold Championship, University Championships, Nationals, and the American Open.
Goals for the Quad: Kollin aspires to become the best 105 kg lifter in the country and break the senior clean and jerk record. He plans to make world teams, pan ams, and win more national and international competitions.
Kollin plans to graduate in 2016 from LSUS Shreveport with a degree in Community Health and then pursue a graduate degree in Kinesiology.