The Palm’s new fitness playground provides a hands-on opportunity for improving classic Olympic lifts

Dubai, UAE: This August, Chalk Training Ground, Dubai’s new progressive and avant-garde gym, is hosting a special seminar on lifting. Coach Luke Tweddell – a CrossFit Pro will present a three-hour hands-on session for athletes and coaches from all backgrounds who want to improve on their snatch, cleans, split jerk techniques and mobility. There will be two events that will take place on Sunday 28 August from 9:30am – 1:30pm (4 hours). Tickets can be purchased for AED 200 by members of Chalk Training Ground and AED 500 by non-members online. Food and beverage will be supplemented by the gym throughout the seminar or during intermission.

The focus of the seminar is on participants experiencing the basis of weightlifting positions and learning how to achieve movement quality in the classic Olympic lifts that will improve their overall fitness performance.

Coach Luke has a history with sports from a very young age, having served in the Royal Marine Commandos, the UK’s elite fighting force for eight years deploying across the globe. He developed the love of CrossFit in Afghanistan and decided to later pursue his career as a coach and share his passion with others.

About Chalk Training Ground

Chalk Training Ground is the future of the everyday athlete, aimed at removing the boundaries of possibility and potential within the realm of sport and fitness. Its mission is to inspire as many people as possible to live a life of health and ultimate human performance and nurture a community of camaraderie, kindness and fun where everyone is an athlete.

Founded by Trisha Cadden and Frankie Kelly in 2022, who boast decades of professional sports and fitness experience across various fields, CTG is a class-based (group training) Fitness Ground, specialising in transformations and sports performance.  Offering a diverse class schedule focusing on High-Intensity Interval Training, Functional Circuits, Endurance Training and Weightlifting together with Strength and Conditioning, CTG has got you covered no matter what your goals or starting point. All levels train together which is part of the magic, providing levels of support, encouragement, and inspiration to one another for simply “getting stuck in”! Community and Inclusion are paramount at CTG where everyone is a team player and confidence levels are built whilst gaining new friendship circles from day one.