International Try Weightlifting Day!

April 13th Backwoods Barbell is taking part of an international event when clubs to open up their doors and allow anyone and everyone come try Olympic Weightlifting for free! The event is put on by United States Weightlifting and local clubs open their doors. Our doors will be open for you to come and learn about the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. The event will include a demo of a top level lifter then after an hour with head coach Dylan and coach Alex to teach you the basics of the 2 lifts. We hope this will be a fun event for all ages! Kids are HIGHLY recommended. The event will begin at 11:30 on April 13th at our Walton location. Please feel free to contact us with any questions!!

What you need to bring:

-Athletic Shoes

-Water Bottle

-Gym Attire ( Shorts/sweatpants and a t-shirt)



-For more information on United States Weightlifting and to join USAW please visit

-For more information on Weightlifting in the Commonwealth of Kentucky please visit


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