Oakland Weightlifting Barbell Club With Jake Nelson
This is an Olympic Lifting Class taught by an outstanding, fun and innovative instructor, Jake Nelson. Suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced competitor these are 2-hour classes which can be purchased in books of four or eight sessions. The session includes mobility, body mechanics, Olympic Lifting instruction and practice as well as some assistance and conditioning.
“Jake is AWESOME! Can’t wait for the next round”! – Christine P.
“Varied, precise instruction. [I like] watching Jake be a badass demonstrating”. – Joe CrossFit
“Love this class and would take it again.” – Jill CrossFit
“Everything was great, I got so much stronger” – Jane CrossFit
“As an experienced CrossFitter recovering from significant injuries Jake brought me back to nearly full function: I call it “Jake Magic””. – Andrea L.
Coach Jake was simply amazing as my Oly Coach. I learned about breathing properly, amazing mobility/warm up exercises, and to believe in myself and my lifts. My love for Olympic lifting was re-ignited!! Thanks Coach Jake! – Maria A.
Jake played D2 Football and Rugby at Humbolt State. Upon graduation he was one of the first paid interns for the NSCA in 2009. Jake currently plays rugby with the the SFGG (San Francisco Golden Gate), the 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014 National Champs. Jake has also competed in regional Olympic Lifting competition.
Jake is the resident Olympic Lifting Coach and SME (Subject Matter Expert) for CrossFit East Bay.