Become a Member

We have developed a pathway for our country’s most promising athletes to fulfil their potential and represent Great Britain on the international stage.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS)

TASS provides a number of Britain’s leading Lifters with support during their time in Further and Higher education. The scheme provides athletes with access to key support services including Lifestyle, Physiotherapy, Strength & Conditioning, Psychology and Nutrition. Applications are open to athletes in Further and Higher education ahead of each academic calendar year.

2020 Deadline for applications is 24/07/2020, please see application and selection policy below

  1. TASS Award Application Form
  2. TASS Selection Policy

Home nation Talent Programs

Each of the home nations has Talent programs which collaborate where possible to feedback into the GBR Talent Pathway to try and create a synonymous pathway which best supports international competition opportunities and experience for Young talented lifters. Please see Talent contacts below for each of the Home nations;


Website –England Weight Lifting 

Performance Pathway Manager – Stuart Martin


Website - Weightlifting Wales

Performance Manager –Neil Taylor


Website – Weightlifting Scotland

General Secretary – Colin Hannah

Northern Ireland

Facebook – Northern Ireland Weightlifting

General Secretary - Peter Stewart


Facebook - Jersey Weightlifting Club

Contact - John Scriven



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