Our VISION

Lifting communities to a new level – healthier, happier and stronger

Our MISSION

We design, develop and deliver innovative weight lifting programmes which connect people and communities

Our VALUES

Our values influence our day-to-day activities, dictate the decisions we make, and inform how we shape Hallam Barbell for the future.

  • - Community
  • - Commitment
  • - Coaching
  • - Impactful

Our programmes

 

Olympic Weightlifting

Learn and train the movements of the Snatch, Clean and Jerk.  For competition and for fun.

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Powerbelle

An inclusive and encouraging environment for women to train together

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Mindfully Strong

Integrated mindfulness and strength training - is this a world first?!

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Young people's Strength and Fitness Club

Helping young people to exercise together

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Personal Coaching & semi-private training

One to one and small group training options.

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Latest News

Hallam Barbell Bears welcomes the new physical activity guidelines  

November 8, 2019 by Sally (0) Comments

Children and young people should be active every day, according to the recently published physical activity guidelines for Children & Young People. The guidelines…

Hallam Barbell coach targets the Birmingham Commonwealth Games

October 28, 2019 by Sally (0) Comments

 We're delighted that Jenny Tong, Hallam Barbell coach and lifter, has been selected for the England Development Weightlifting Squad.  The squad includes athletes with the…

British Weightlifting success at the World Weightlifting Championships

October 18, 2019 by Sally (0) Comments

Like many in the weightlifting community, we followed the World Weightlifting Championships in Thailand. It was great to see Team GB's Emily Muskett secure…

Hallam Barbell would love for you to join us.  Whether you're new to Olympic Weightlifting or Strength training or looking to pick it back up, you're more than welcome.  We run regular introductory beginners courses too.  Please send us a message via our contact page and we'll get back to you with details!

Our Coaches

Dave Hembrough

(Hallam Barbell founder and head coach)

Dave Hembrough is the founder and head coach of Hallam Barbell. Dave has a background as a strength and conditioning coach in high performance sport…

Paul Smith

(Strongman and powerlifting lead coach. Senior Weightlifting coach)

Paul is a Hallam barbell coach and co-founder of the powerlifting and strongman scheme at Hallam University originally titled "Strong Saturdays". Paul is a Human…

Jenny Tong

(Weightlifting Coach and Student Coach)

Jenny is currently doing a degree in International Relations and Politics at The University of Sheffield after training as a Community Arts Practitioner and performer…

Chris Brearley

(Senior Weightlifting coach)

By day Chris is a Porsche motor vehicle technician with 10 years experience. His dedication to training and desire to learn has driven Chris through…

Siobhan Houldridge

(Powerbelle lead coach and weightlifting coach)

Siobhan is a Hallam Barbell coach, a competitive weightlifter and leads the Powerbelle programme. She is a Senior Fitness Instructor and Exercise Referral Specialist at…

Simon Bowns

(Weightlifting Coach)

Simon is one of our more newly qualified coaches, having completed his BWL Level 1 course in March 2017.  He runs a successful mountain bike…

  • Everyone at Hallam barbell made me feel so welcome when I joined. It's a really great community where you can improve your lifting irrespective of your current level. The coaches, equipment and environment make it a great place to train!

    Reenee

    (Sheffield, UK)

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  • Paul coaching Gareth during warmups.

Why People Love us

  • Everyone at Hallam barbell made me feel so welcome when I joined. It's a really great community where you can improve your lifting irrespective of your current level. The coaches, equipment and environment make it a great place to train!

    Reenee

    (Sheffield, UK)

our programs

muscle build pro

1 year training program
  • 3 days a week progarm
  • Diet progarm Included
  • Professional Trainers

$ 99. 99/ 1 year

women strength traning

6 month traning program
  • 3 days a week progarm
  • Diet progarm Included
  • Professional Trainers

$ 59. 99/ 1 year

fat burning pro

3 month training program
  • 3 days a week progarm
  • Diet progarm Included
  • Professional Trainers

$ 39. 99/ 1 year

General Fitness Related FAQs

3 days a week program
Diet program included
Professional Trainers
Convienent Timing

Our Gallery

  • Chris looking solid overhead
  • Paul coaching Gareth during warmups.

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