I think powerlifting will benefit from this change in the long run. Bronco Deiranauw is the one with Squat records here and at 105kg, but was last sighted playing football. It still doesn't mean that it will pass. Classic Men Junior. (OLY still has 125kg) accept the change and adapt. With so many feds and well-established classes, it very well might be difficult to make this stick. [/quote] This means that the IPF/USAPL would have their own ranking list and then everyone else would have their lists. Baseball would be a higher scoring, and therefore more interesting, game to watch if they shortened the distance to first base. move on with your life, It's strange to me, but change is always strange. Old records should be preserved. QUESTION: WAS THIS PROPOSAL PASSED? That's from the IPF Facebook page. It makes the competition duffer in every weight class. This is my opnion about the situation, I hope everything works for the better. If you are a high school powerlifter, your weight classes will also be different. If the no lift off on bench rule has been passed, there will be serious backlash... good luck un racking an 800lb shirted bench with no lift off. accept the change and adapt. it was on the poll... and some people are saying it might be passed. First is respecting tradition. Good for the publicity if athletes look more estetic. As a matter of fact I said this isn't the first time. If the USAPL/IPF was a big umbrella they could accommodate many lifters and maybe have less feds. Classic Women Masters 4. [quote=Internet Judge][quote=hornedn] This isn't the frist time that weight class changes have been proposed for consideration by the IPF. I wonder how fast the IPF/USAPL is going to crash and burn as a result. Basketball players have gotten taller, but nobody wants to raise the height of the net. USPA Strong. In many int'l competitions, you can see people making the medals podium for beating 0 or 1 competitors, which (to me) seems ridiculous. what happens to the old records? 55 Exactly when will the new classes be implemented in the USAPL? Fewer weight classes equals deeper competition and a fair worldwide distribution. Why do people compete in Powerlifting? whaaaaaaa! [quote=Elder][quote=Shreku]stop whining like babys. Sane Faatoe holds the BP record already, is out of lockdown and is psyched to jump the WR up very soon. [quote=Bconway181]I think they should stay just as they are. wt Cls-----IPF%-----USAPL% all Glory to God. Because that's who posted this on IPF Facebook page. 135--------2--------10 Heinrich Janse van Rensburg: new weight class changes has been approved, will start from 1 Jan 2011! Nobody can explain this so it makes sense. Last point: IPF already doesn't have the 308 class, so is drawing the cut-line between HWT and the next class down at 264 really all that much different than drawing it at 275? POWERLIFTING RECORDS EQUIPPED MEN. I will say that if this passes it's a great disappointment to me. But look at Chris Yip’s Junior and Open Deadlift, 305kg, an all time, all brands best, with more to come. Karl Di Falco finally emerged after years of near misses with a pair of records, Squat and Total. My standard bw is 250ish, so onne high note, I am looking forward to eating myself to 264 lbs! ; 1 Pound=0.45359237 … HOw will this demand lifters to be leaner? This was a proposal, and there are always many proposals, most of which get everyone worked up but do not pass. Wow, now that is fn stupid! Not to mention the several thousand drug tests that will need to be issued in result of this, how much will that cost? [quote=Internet Judge]Heinrich Janse van Rensburg: new weight class changes has been approved, will start from 1 Jan 2011! 2019/2020’s top 62s have a way to go but lurking in the background is former record holder Kevin Gray, readying to fill the void in 2021. here are the results of IPF's own survery on the topics at hand. Powerlifting is a strength sport that involves performing three main lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift.There are multiple weight classes and athletes have three attempts at each lift depending on the individual and organization; in an effort to achieve the highest total possible. The data were statistically treated in a rigorous manner to come up with the weight standards across different classification groups. I think they should stay just as they are. 400kg Deadlift at 97.1kg bodyweight by Krzysztof Wierzbicki of Poland will surely stand for all time, unless he uncorks something special again. Doesn't make sense to have even less heavyweight classes. This will mess up everybodys shoulders and fast. Just like 50% or more of our membership is in the heaviest of weightclasses, I'm sure the opposite is true in many Asian countries. As part of the USA Powerlifting organization, we practice and promote a positive environment, strong community support and a … 120 But seeing the many reactions I dont think this rule was in consideration of what is best for the athlets. A: If you exceed a record in an older age category (or younger for your Jr and below), you are credited for the additional age category. Cameron McKenzie has held on to a lucky 888kg Total record since 2016. If this motion passed and goes into place 1/1/2011, what effect does this have on 2010 qualifying totals for the 2011 and 2012 National/Arnold events? If you were unaware, powerlifting is a sport that categorizes competitors by weight class. [quote=IronBug]Lifters will adapt and go with it. I'm kind of surprised since other countries that compete in IPF seem to have plenty of lifters in all the weight classes. Follow us on. stop whining like babys. why not just leave it the way its been since the start of powerlifting. Additionally, it varies from state to state and depends on the federation in question. What happens to all the records than? SPF Board and State Chairs. It will make past greats efforts basically irrelevant. 55---------6--------1 Powerlifting has had many changes over the years and there has always been arguments about them. Amongst the big names we find the impish Brett Gibbs and since injured Nathan Tanis. Australian Records These records represent the best male and female lifts by Powerlifting Australia members in sanctioned IPF competitions which were performed at regional level or higher level or where all 3 referees are of National Level or higher. 97 lb girls now have to get down to 95 lbs. But about the weight changes the IPF has done I can not agree in this. ie, no monolift, restricting gear advances,etc. From the IPF Rulebook: Men’s and Women’s 50-59 records exceeding those gained in the 40-49 age group will be included in the 40-49 category. The problem with this is that in some countries the IPF is the ONLY choice. All state and America records are kept in the USA Powerlifting data base. They love the challenge, the competition, the camaraderie, etc. Do you really care? A: If you exceed a record in an older age category (or younger for your Jr and below), you are credited for the additional age category. Powerlifting Weight Classes. They will bitch and complain but in the end they will still lift in the USAPL/IPF because they have a bigger stage. I've always defended the IPF in rules that may not be accepted by general public, like prohibing athletes to lift in other International feds. Why would they make this change? Ken Ufford[/quote] [/quote] Vince Lombardi. But really what's the point of trying to make it different from every other federation and meet in the world? [/quote] The 94kg ranks were thin in 2020 but some prospects are lurking for 2021, including dark horse Tony Nguyen, already on the edge of the Deadlift Standard nationally. Regional Records Coaches, please send me an email with your School name, Classification, and cell number. [/quote] If the IPF wants to get into the olympics, they should take a look at their OMT system first. On the other hand i hope that they don't apply old records to the new weight classes. Deeper is right. SPF World Records; Open Powerlifting; Join. The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) restructured its weight classes in 1993, 1998 and 2018, nullifying earlier records. This isn't the frist time that weight class changes have been proposed for consideration by the IPF. Powerlifting has had established weight classes with corresponding records for decades and all of a sudden, the "enlighted" IPF has to go switch things up. Tim Henriques' book "All About Powerlifting" is available NOW, get your copy here. This. I will create a master list of schools in Region 6 Division 2. … But what you mentioned as far as why people started competing to begin with is very true. It would essentially wipe clean the slate of records set by icons of our sport. Why wouldn't we follow Olympic weight classes to keep things simple? Before it was proposed to correspond with the changes in Olympic weightlifting. I think another fed way back when did this and they found out it did not work well for them at all. But they will adapt only because they have no other choice and they have no way to change the stupidity that has taken over the federation. [quote=werner800]I like it. GB lifters in World Championships are registered with the IPF for Out of Competition Testing (OCT). 95 American Records set at State or Regional meet must be submitted to the National Office by the Meet Director Only. By submitting this form, you are granting the United States Powerlifting Association permission to email you. I think athletes should respect the choice of the ipf. Login; All Records. Are they trying to pass a no lift off rule? Silly really...but par for the course for the IPF...first they are stopping lifters from competing in the Raw Unity meet now they are changing the weight class'es....probably the only way they can get Coan and co. off their records list!!! whaaaaa! Share … On Nov. 14, 2020, the 23-year-old powerlifter competed in the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Virginia Winter Wrecker competition at a bodyweight of 98.4 kilograms (217 pounds) — 6.4 kilograms (14 pounds) under the maximum weight allotted in the 105-kilogram class. It's hard enough to un rack even smaller weights without help. change is the basic principle in life. Instead, they want to just ignore the guys who are on drugs so they don't raise the failure percentage. Uhm stupid just like their whole org. They love the challenge, the competition, the camaraderie, etc. An absolute disaster. don't compete there. HOO's Gym: building the strongest gym in the South, one plate at a time. However this pans out, the USAPL needs to come forward with an official statement. The numbers don’t lie, this is a quality class but fresh blood is needed for 2020. It hasn't ever passed before so there's really no need for alarm because as of now it's just another proposal. Equipped Men Sub-Junior; Equipped Men Junior; Equipped Men Open; Equipped Men Masters 1; Equipped Men Masters 2; Equipped Men Masters 3; Equipped Men Masters 4 . 95---------13-------17 In 2017 we conducted some 140 anti-doping tests, all at our own expense. The USPA does not send spam email. Classic Women Masters 1. whaaaaaa! GB lifters in World Championships are registered with the IPF for Out of Competition Testing (OCT). APT Pro Gear These strength standards help you assess your strength level for the squat, deadlift, bench press, and powerlifting total, compared to other lifters of similar body weight… Powerlifting has had many changes over the years and there has always been arguments about them. I will comment about this in an educated constructive criticism way. Over all i'm in favor of this change. Downunder duo Odsey and Cauchi’s hold their own in the other lifts but all are still chasing that elusive 710kg Total Standard. 135 65---------22-------5 Leverage himself, Mike Kuhns, is still the sole Standard beater here with a mighty 247kg Squat from back in 2017. I think athletes should respect the choice of the ipf. Good for the publicity if athletes look more estetic. January of 2011 or 2012? It seems a little bit odd, but this will demand lifters to be leaner. I do not get it. The bench rule is realy bad. [/quote] I really don't know what to think or say about IPF anymore, but am not going to bad mouth them. I do not get it. It seems a little bit odd, but this will demand lifters to be leaner. More info about the changes here: [quote=Shreku]Weight categories were approved. Ashton Rouska is the juggernaut of the 105-kilogram weight class. Tim Henriques' book "All About Powerlifting" is available NOW, get your copy here. Leverage himself, Mike Kuhns, is still the sole Standard beater here with a mighty 247kg Squat from back in 2017. Wow, now that is fn stupid! If the no lift off on bench rule has been passed, there will be serious backlash... good luck un racking an 800lb shirted bench with no lift off. You see a PROPOSAL is not the same thing as a mandate. ‎"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." Why do people compete in Powerlifting? It also pretty much proves what I've been saying for a few years now about the push in the IPF to eliminate larger lifters from their competitions. While the table below is accurate, make sure to check with your local federation to ensure you have the most up-to-date standards. Very difficult. British Powerlifting is the only UK powerlifting organisation that carries out independent WADA compliant drug testing. Now it will be more difficult for the ranking lists to be maintained on PLWatch and PLUSA mag. Powerlifters compete in three lifts -- the squat, bench press and deadlift. 105 Old records should be preserved. Do you really care? 39. im sure the % of no would be much higher if they had said "make 120 kilos highest non shw class" WEC Records. powerlifting totals by weight class provides a comprehensive and comprehensive pathway for students to see progress after the end of each module. If they take new categories in use there should be new records to be established. Having now completed his studies and back in action with 872kg in 2020, Cameron will tackle 900kg in 2021. And lest we forget, Michael Dudley’s 234kg Bench Press from back in 2017 is also a venerable performance. Mr. In my opinion this changes may be IN A CERTAIN WAY a disrespect to the past lifters that dedicated their athlete carrer to the IPF, and also a disrespect to IPF own's history, that is IF THE RECORDS ARE TO BE CLEARD TO START AGAIN (which it is not known yet). change is the basic principle in life. I like it. Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift.As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting, it involves the athlete attempting a maximal weight single lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates. On the other side, I don't like frequent rule changes in the IPF and the chaos that will follow this rule change. 105--------8--------17 [quote=Shreku]stop whining like babys. Like I wrote above, I've thought for a couple years now that the IPF as a federation was taking steps to limit the bigger lifters and as a result the bigger weights lifted. Classic Women Masters 3. Zara deadlifted 355 pounds, unofficially setting an International Powerlifting League (IPL) world record for the 90-kilogram junior division for 18-19-year-olds. British Powerlifting is the only UK powerlifting organisation that carries out independent WADA compliant drug testing. 75---------24-------10 That's from the IPF Facebook page. this move destroys what those in the past achieved. Because that's who posted this on IPF Facebook page. Fewer weight classes equals deeper competition and a fair worldwide distribution. But is that stage really that important anymore. As others have said, the reason is to more evenly distribute the population of competitors in order to add depth (or even-out the depth). I think the IPF forgets that the lifters make them.... if they don't show up, they cease to be. I don't think there is one, but why not a list of demands so that once they are met, powerlifting will become an olympic sport?! You can revoke permission after signing up for the newsletter. Dear lifters, officials and friends, I want to begin this message by wishing everyone a very merry and reflective Christmas. Was this the greatest lift of all-time? 85---------19-------14 Second, I think compressing the SHW class down to 120/264 is inappropriate. Records are one issue (probably manageable), but I'd guess being the only fed with "weird" weight classes would a bigger issue. Getty Images. Weight categories were approved. They want the failure rate to be near 1%. Forcing a 265 pound man to compete against a 400 pound man does not make sense. [/quote] Not looking forward to all the record issues this will cause. [quote=Jared Davis]Are you serious? If the no lift off on bench rule has been passed, there will be serious backlash... good luck un racking an 800lb shirted bench with no lift off. On the other side, I don't like frequent rule changes in the IPF and the chaos that will follow this rule change. oh man. State records may be set by a registered USA Powerlifting member at any sanctioned USA Powerlifting, NAPF, or IPF meet and judged by certified State, National, or International referees. [quote=Ken Ufford]Are you kidding? USA Powerlifting National Office Phone: 260.248.4889 Contact Us: Click Here Address: 1120 Huffman Rd Ste 24 #223 Anchorage, AK 99515 One idea, put out by Priscilla Ribic, is to make SHW judged by formula. That is going to get a lot of people hurt! 2019/20’s dominant Super Tony Reinmuth looks secure with that title for a while but 1042kg is the big ask he has to chase. I think powerlifting will benefit from this change in the long run. [/quote] And no, powerlifting is not going to benefit from this, that is just an insane remark. Lift off by lifter only and no centre-spotter However ... within the last 20 or so years, the weight classes have been changed in Int'l Weightlifting, Int'l Wrestling, college wrestling, and HS wrestling, to name a few. Why in the world after all these years would you change the weight classes. I think it is a positive change. High School Powerlifting Weight Classes. Questions for National/American Records please email: nationaloffice@usapowerlifting.com. Hubbard has built a large list of powerlifting accomplishments in his career. The new weight classes are based on the distribution of the IPF powerlifting population and use the same research base as was used to develop the Wilks formula. On the other hand i hope that they don't apply old records to the new weight classes. 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