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A World Leader in the Sport of Competitive Weightlifting

A World Leader in the Sport of Competitive Weightlifting

Coach Harvey Newton is one of the most prominent pioneers in his field. With a list of accomplishments a mile long, his level of expertise is second to none. Learn from a true master and dramatically improve your performance by learning and being inspired by Coach Newton on SportsEdTV.

About Coach Newton

About Coach Newton

International Weightlifting Federation

  • First American on the Scientific and Research Committee (1985-1988)
  • Category I Technical Referee Since 1974
  • Noted International Clinician

USA Weightlifting

  • First national coach (1981 to 1984)
  • Executive Director (1982 to 1988)
  • Coach, 1984 USA Olympic Team (Weightlifting)
  • Coached athletes in the World, Pan American, and Olympic Games
  • One of the first five people awarded the title of USAW Senior International Coach


  • Competitive weightlifter for more than 17 years
  • BA in Psychology, University of Central Florida
  • MA in Sociology (emphasis on coaches’ education), University of Colorado
  • Director of Weightlifting for SportsEdTV
  • Member of the NBC Sports broadcast team (weightlifting) from 1996 to 2020

Other Accomplishments

  • Held multiple positions (including Executive Director) at the National Strength and Conditioning Association (1994-1999)
  • NSCA-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (retired)
  • Former Level II Coach, USA Cycling
  • Volleyball Master Instructor, USA Volleyball
  • Member of the editorial board, International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching

Recommended Products

Recommended Products

DC Blocks Will Help You Learn Weightlifting Lifts Quickly, Safely, and Efficiently!

Introducing the New "Double-Wide" Toppers. All Blocks Have New and Improved Block Design.
"The DC blocks are the finest pulling blocks I've used. The new, improved crenelated design is bomb-proof and makes for quick, safe adjustments from one height to another. They are convenient, durable, and very easily adjusted. This is a no-brainer, every gym needs at least one set of DC Blocks." -Harvey Newton

eBooks on Strength Training

Get your strength training info instantly!
Electronically delivered publications about popular and informative techniques on strength training. Harvey's eBooks contain expert "How To" advice about key aspects of strength training. They're helpful, practical and targeted to the information you want. Written and produced by Coach Harvey Newton and Newton Sports.

Weightlifting Books and DVDs

Improve your performance by 10% instantly by learning proper technique
Finding good instructional material on Olympic-style weightlifting is a challenge. Let USA Olympic Coach Harvey Newton teach you the technical aspects of explosive lifting and why it’s the easiest way to improve performance.

Weightlifting Technique Poster

Learn from the Champions with this "how-to" guide on proper form designed to help you maximize your efforts and perform your best at the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk. This weightlifting technique poster provides simple yet effective illustrations for lifters of all levels to help them achieve optimal performance.