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Iron Thistle Highlanders ready to shine at Woodland Highland Games

TheReporter.Com - Apr 26, 2017
Back in 2012, Studer started the Iron Thistle Highlanders, a non-profit Scottish heavy athletics throwing club based in Vacaville that aims at furthering Scottish culture through heavy athletics. It is the only Highland Games club located in Solano ...

Celebrate like a Celtic at the Loch Norman Highland Games

WCNC - Apr 9, 2017
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Time to break out the tartan plaid and head to Huntersville for the annual Loch Norman Highland Games. This is the 24th year the celebration of all things Scottish has been celebrated at Rural Hill, the historic plantation home of ...

Preparations for Loch Lomond Highland Games underway (From ...

The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter - Apr 24, 2017
PLANS are in place for this year's Loch Lomond Highland Games 2017, which will take place at Moss O'Balloch park, Balloch on Saturday, July…

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Strength LAB: Explosive Strength and Maximum Power for Athletes

by: Matthew Vincent
Strength LAB: Explosive Power and Maximum Strength for Athletes This book is the follow up from Matt Vincent's Training LAB. The first book was a block periodization training program aimed at strength athletes specifically those training for the Highland Games. Matt is the 2012 Highland Games World Champion. He also also competed at a national level in Strongman, Weightlifting, and Powerlifitng. He also participates in Crossfit helping athletes when he can with programming and becoming the strongest athlete they can become.
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Training LAB: Strength Training for the Highland Games: Max Strength and Power Development for Athletes

by: Matt Vincent
A complete guide for Max Strength and Power development for Strength Athletes. It will provide all the programming you need to go from Off-season strength training, In season training, and how to peak for big games. Introduction by Jim Wendler Background The HVIII Goal of Program Basics of Program Main Lifts Assistance Work and Main Lift Variations Work Sets Explanation of Blocks Throws Training Competition Preparation Gear Training Templates Conclusion
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Throwing LAB: Technical Throwing Manual for the Highland Games

by: Matt Vincent
Throwing LAB- is the follow up to Training LAB. Throwing LAB is a fully comprehensive Technical Manual for how to throw all of the 9 events in the Highland Games. 84 pages of Pictures breaking down each of the events and frame by frame shots of each. This is a step by step description of how to perform each of the throws. Also included is how to program your throwing sessions as well as the drills that will be helpful in making gains. Table of Contents: Introduction by Steve Pulcinella - 4 Throwing LAB - 5 Basic Principals of Throwing LAB - 6 Basics for Throwing in Highland Games - 8 Braemar - 11 Open Stone - 14 Weights 56 & 28 - 25 Hammers 22 & 16 - 30 Caber - 37 Sheaf - 40 Weight over Bar - 46 Off Weight Implements -48 DIY Caber - 49 Gear - 51 Programming - 54 Outro - 60 Acknowledgements - 61 Reference Pictures – 64
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World History of Highland Games

by: David P. Webster, Lynn Boland Richardson
Highland Games expert Webster charts the history of the events which have been a defining feature of Scotland's identity for centuries. Uncovering the true origins behind today's traditions, Webster details the development of the gatherings from ancient Celtic roots to current international status. He examines the tradition's influence in the global sporting arena, and how Highland Games attracted mass appeal and participation long before the advent of the modern Olympics. Complemented by archival prints, lavish illustrations and beautiful photographs, this deluxe paperback book will delight anyone interested in the history and development of Highland Games around the world.
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A Guide to the Heavy Events you will see at the Inverness Highland Games

The Heavy Events staged at the Inverness and other Highland Games around the world have been described as the world's original extreme sport. If you ever ...

The 2017 Arnold Sports Festival - The Highland Games / 4K

New to the Arnold in 2017 was the addition of the indoor Scottish Highland Games. Amateurs and Professionals battled side by side over two days of ...

Chad's First Highland Games | JTSstrength.com

Chad Wesley Smith enters his first Highland Games at the Costa Mesa Scottish Festival and competes alongside top throwers Matt Vincent, Dan McKim and ...

The Highland Games of Braemar (Scotland) Vacation Travel Video Guide

Travel video about destination The Highland Games of Braemar (Scotland) Sit back and enjoy the spectacle of the Highland Games of Braemar. Held in ...

Highland Games 2015 - Bad Iburg - Osnabrücker Land

5. Highland Games in Bad Iburg, schottische Sportarten, Landkreis Osnabrück, Samstag 27. Juni 2015.