Jacob Wymer

Jacob Wymer

Jacob Wymer is a powerlifting coach and PhD Candidate in Biomechanics and Strength and Conditioning, researching the application of barbell velocity measurements to powerlifting. He is involved in powerlifting across the board, from athlete to meet director. Jacob runs his coaching services at EST Barbell. You can also connect with him on Instagram.
  • Education:
    • Master's of Science in Sports Biomechanics
    • Bachelor of Science in Sports & Exercise Science

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