Upcoming USAW Coaching Certification Courses:

August date pending

Upcoming Weightlifting Events:

June 18-19, 2021: The Praxis Cup MMXXI (Waxman’s Gym 1845 S. 300 W. SLC, UT) 

 Registration Form

Utah State Records (as of 6/4/2021)

We hope to fit all sessions into Saturday the 19th.  Tentative schedule:

  • 9-11am  55-96 Men’s weight classes 
  • 11:30-1:30pm  Women’s 45-71 weight classes
  • 2-4pm Women’s 71-87+ weight classes
  • 4:30-6:30pm Men’s 96-109+ weight classes

Below is a preliminary start list (check your USAW card to be sure it’s current):

Preliminary Start List

Come hungry – we’ve arranged for a taco truck to feed all the lifters, coaches and volunteers!  



June 24 – July 4, 2021: USAW Nationals Week (Youth Nationals, Jr. Nationals, Under 25 Nationals, Senior Nationals) Detroit MI 

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  July 23 – August 8, 2021, Tokyo, Japan

August 5 – 8, 2021: Masters Pan American Championships (Orlando, FL)  Masters Weightlifting Organization

September 15 – 19, 2021: USAW North American Open Series 2 (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)  USAW Registration Link

November 4 – 7, 2021: Howard Cohen American Masters Championships (Reno, NV)  Masters Weightlifting Organization

December 2 – 5, 2021: USAW North American Open Finals (Denver, CO) USAW Registration Link

April 20 – 24, 2022: Masters National Championships (SLC, UT)  Registration link and meet information to come soon!


The Annual Praxis New Years Day Challenge

  • Every New Years Day
  • Best 1 rep max Sots Press
  • Winners based on weight pressed divided by current bodyweight
  • Online competition open to everyone, anywhere in the world
  • Male/Female competition for cash and prizes
  • No entry fee
  • Submission videos must clearly show weight on the bar
  • Submission videos must report current bodyweight
  • Submission videos must tag @praxisweightlifting
  • Check out Instagram hashtags #sotsoff2015 #sotsoff2016 #sotsoff2017 #sotsoff2018 #sotsoff2019 #sotsoff2020 to scroll through years past.
  • Follow Praxis Weightlifting on Instagram and Facebook for reminders

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