English School Championships 2018

The stars for the future kids (Ilze, Baljit, Jarnal, Aman, Toby and Adam) competed at the School Competition organised on the 17th March 2018 Warwickshire College. Head coach  Kazem picked the whole team of 8 people at 7:30am. While driving up to the competition venue the car crashed due to skidding on the snow and lost control. Everyone was completely fine.… Read more →

Brunel BUCS Qualifier 07/03/2018

Stars for the future participated at the Brunel qualifier on the 7th of March. Louise Blair qualified in the 63kg category with a 46kg snatch and 67kg clean and Jerk, Steve Bestman competed in his first ever competition in the 94kg category, achieved first place in his group and qualified for the BUCS with 106kg snatch and 130kg clean and… Read more →

SFTF Club Competition 31/03/2018

Stars for the future has organised a club competition on the 31st March 2018 held at Harrow school sports centre. Starting at 11:30 am. Before the competition the club members were called to set the whole place up  before the competition started the participants still performed very well and had some personal bests from the upcoming stars. Thanks to Harrow… Read more →

New Referees 03/11/2017

The club has three new referees! On the 5th of November, Nicky Yudin and Vindhya Gobin attended the Level 2 Award for BWL Technical Officials held at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. The two ladies were accompanied by current club referee, Nasrin Karimi who attended the course to gain a refresher of the rules and regulations. The course delivered by Keith… Read more →

New Level 2 coaches

 7th, 8th and 29th of October 2017
 Four Stars For The Future lifters: Kerensky Fernandes, Louise Blair, Kian Panjavi and Allistair Arendse attended the Level 2 British weightlifting course held at Brunel University. Ross Roberts a tutor from Beaches and Barbells delivered the course.
All the 3 days of this course included a theory and practical coaching which included assessments and were also provided with feedback after every assessment.
After obtaining all the knowledge required to complete this course and to be a qualified Level 2 coach we had to plan the last session, which was to be assessed.
The attendees concluded the course by completing and submitting a workbook that covered the entire course content.
The club is proud to announce that we now have 4 qualified level 2 weightlifting coaches. Our new coaches are very excited to gain more experience in the field of coaching in the near future. Congratulations to Kerensky Fernandes, Louise Blair, Kian Panjavi and Allistair Arendse. Our club would like to thank Ross Roberts and Kristen Mcphee for delivering an excellent course.
Kerensky is now coaching SFTF under 16 lifters and Allistari is dealing with SFTF master lifters.
Kina coaching at Brunel and louise is going to coach at UCL university.

Pegasus Club in Maidstone youth Competition 18\11\2017

On Saturday 18th November, six ‘Stars for the Future’ junior lifters travelled to Pegasus Gymnastic Club in Maidstone, Kent for their first competition. The youngsters, who only started lifting in September, were accompanied by their parents and Kerensky, their coach. Vindhya and Nicky also went to support the group and had the opportunity to put the skills learnt on a… Read more →

Southern Master 2017

Southern Master at Bethnal Green weightlifting club 4/11/2017 The club had a successful day at the Southern Masters competition, achieving 2 golds (Nicky and Warren) and 2 qualified lifters for British Masters in March 2018 (Nasrin and Nicky). Good result and great day,   Nasrin narrowly missed a medal by dropping 49kg C&J in Master group F45, in category 63kg… Read more →

London & South East Last Chance 23/09/2017

On Saturday 23rd September, the team were let loose to do their thing at the London & South East Weightlifting competition which was held at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. Our two club members Louise Blair (-69kg) and Vindhya Gobin (-63kg) participated in this event and were coached by Max Bedouet. With great teamwork and support for one another, the 3 club… Read more →