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Introduction to Sports Psychology for Weightlifting

Date: March, 6th (Saturday)

Time: 10:30am (Zoom)

Registration Form: https://forms.gle/eCbmbD4EmC6ZLid97

Weightlifting Ireland’s next seminar will be on March, 6th at 10:30am and it is an “Introduction to Sport Psychology for Weightlifting”.

This talk will be a must watch for anyone who is ambitious about their competitive weightlifting but will be an interesting watch for anyone interested in the topic. The seminar will be presented by our own Dr. Lucy Moore & is available FREE of charge for current Weightlifting Ireland coaches and athletes.

Dr Lucy Moore

Dr Lucy Moore is a Masters athlete who competes in Olympic Weightlifting and Track & Field athletics.

She has been World Masters Champion in her age group in both Olympic Weightlifting and in the high jump. She has also won medals at World & European level in the triple jump, weight throw & hammer. Lucy has competed in weightlifting for the past 10 year but has been involved in athletics since the age of 13. She has represented Ireland at junior level in high jump & sprint hurdles and at senior level in heptathlon.

She captained the Irish Heptathlon Team at the Europa Cup. Subsequently she spent several decades acting as Team Manager, Coach or Psychologist to a variety of Irish athletics teams competing in European and World Championships. Lucy was National Event Coach for high jump for over 15 years.

She was also Head Coach for Dundrum South Dublin Athletics Club for many years. She coached David Gillick to European Indoor gold in the 400m but is best known for coaching Deirdre Ryan in the high jump. Deirdre became the first woman to qualify for the HJ finals at a major games. Lucy is a Level 3 athletics coach and a Level 1 weightlifting coach.

Lucy is the Principal Clinical Psychologist in a large community adult mental service in Dublin, where she has worked for the last 35 years. She also has a small private practice where part of her work involves mental skills training with a variety of athletes from a number of different sports.

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