Tag Archives: USAWA Rules

Da Rules

by Thom Van Vleck
Let’s start off the new year right with some controversy!  I don’t think it’s controversial but I imagine some will.
When my kids were younger they liked to watch a kids’ show called the “Fairly Odd Parents” which was a play off of “Fairy God Parents”.  In the show a boy had two […]

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Shoulder Drop Rules

by Thom Van Vleck
Time for me to stir some controversy!  Okay, so many years ago my grandfather Dalton Jackson taught me the shoulder drop.  He told me it was how the “old timers” did it.  First, let’s review the USAWA rules for the Shoulder Drop.

Shoulder Drop: The bar is first cleaned and placed at the […]

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Teeth Lifting

by Al Myers
Art Montini Teeth Lifting at the 2013 USAWA Presidential Cup in Lebanon, PA.
Since the announcement of the Teeth Lift in the Dino Challenge in January it has received some discussion in the USAWA discussion  forum.  Probably the “most talk” the Teeth Lift has ever received in the USAWA!   The inclusion of the Teeth […]

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The Fulton Bar Debate

by Al Myers
This is a picture of Matt Graham pulling a 2" Bar Overhand Deadlift of 540 pounds at the 2001 SuperGrip Challenge hosted by Kevin Fulton. (photo courtesy of Dan Wagman, who was there and competed in the meet as well).
I always enjoy a good discussion/debate on anything All-Round in nature.  Well, these […]

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