Olympic Weightlifting

Kilo plates & bars that spin

Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

Lion’s Roar Barbell Club is a small but mighty group of competitive weightlifters. One of the few USAW clubs in the upstate, we have members from a wide variety of backgrounds. We’re a community dedicated to perfecting our technique and getting stronger, together.

Our team lifts during open gym times and during the dedicated weightlifting classes each week. We’re led by head coach James Page, who holds a USAW Level 2 certification and has years of enthusiastic, first-hand experience with the sport. He specializes in teaching people to move the barbell safely and efficiently by personalizing his cues based on an individual lifter’s needs, abilities and skill.

Where you train matters

Coaching that will teach you proper technique. Lifting buddies who can push you. Competitors to travel with. A facility with kilos and bars that spin. People who understand the importance of intra-workout gummy bears and relentless sarcasm. Come see why Lion’s Roar is different.


Lift under an experienced eye and receive valuable coaching feedback. You’ll learn what the proper positions feel like and how to correct mistakes. Programming includes clear technique progressions and individualized accessory work.


We train together, cheer on PRs and good fights, and travel together to compete in local and national meets.


Members have access to an array of quality equipment, including five dedicated Eleiko platforms, Eleiko training and competition bars, kilo plates and a set of jerk and pulling blocks. We also strive to offer educational experiences by hosting seminars and in-house competitions.

Options to fit your schedule.


Five Star Members. Five Star Gym.


“This is a great group of coaches. James is great at focusing on form and the best Olympic lifting coach around. I’m stronger and I don’t hurt anymore since starting.”

Brian DeShields

“I switched to Lion’s Roar hoping to get better coaching for the olympic lifts. Haven’t been disappointed! James has helped significantly (!!) with my technique.”

Meghan Bundrick


Get Started at

Lion's Roar

Gym H0urs

Monday-Friday: 6am - 7pm
Saturday: 7:30am - 12pm

Class Times

1320 Hampton Ave Ext, Unit 1
Greenville, SC 29601