Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Kolar (DNS)
A Developmental Kinesiology Approach

Exercise “Part I” Weightlifting Specific Course

May 11 - 13, 2018

3 - Day Course



Richmond Olympic Oval
High Performance Centre
6111 River Rd
Richmond, BC


Richard Ulm, DC


Michael Maxwell, DC

Course objectives


In addition to standard DNS Exercise 1 course objectives the following topics will also be covered:

Apply DNS proper locomotor patterns to common weightlifting exercises: squat, clean, snatch, bench press and other auxiliary movements such as push-ups, rowing and plank holds.

Demonstrate how the pathological stabilizing strategy manifests in the common weightlifting movements and how many exercises and common technical cues often promote pathological stabilizing strategies.

Discuss threshold training and how it can be used to develop proper locomotor strategies in weightlifting.