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British Powerlifting is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Palmer as Performance Director. Rob is a World class equipped lifter and has a BSc Hons degree in sports rehabilitation. He is a 10 times British champion and record holder. Over the last 10 seasons Rob has been head of strength and conditioning  at the London Irish RFC with considerable success.

Rob is passionate about physical development, the dynamic system that it inhabits and the processes and structures that need to be implemented to be successful. This is reflected in his role with London Irish, developing a program that considers all aspects of preparation from technical, tactical, physical and mental, bringing them seamlessly together as one unified program.

His wide experience and expertise will be a valuable asset for developing performance across all areas of our sport. Please give Rob your full support in this demanding role.

British Powerlifting is the only UK powerlifting organisation that has a fully WADA compliant anti-doping programme, which is independently administered by the IPF. All of our anti-doping testing is carried out at our own expense. Elite GB lifters are selected by the IPF for inclusion in the Registered Testing Pool (RT) along with 144 lifters in the Testing Pool and National Testing Pool. All are subject to Out of Competition Testing (OCT). Read More >