About hrdkaw

HrdKAW Strength and Weightlifting Club is co-owned and coached by Australian representative athletes Melissa Wu (4x Olympian - Diving), Joshua Wu (Weightlifting) and Madeline Wu (Weightlifting). We cater to athletes of all ages and abilities from U12 all the way through to masters. We have athletes across all age ranges competing at State, National and International level competitions.

HrdKAW is an athlete performance hub specialising in Olympic Weightlifting and long term athlete development. We are the largest Weightlifting Club in NSW, and also a strength and conditioning gym focused on developing movement foundations, physical preparation and resilience, sports performance and mindset.

We have one of the most successful Youth Weightlifting programs in the country, largely due to our innovative Youth Scholarship Program. The scholarship is a free 4-month training program coached by Joshua and Maddi and complemented by the ‘Becoming Elite’ education program, presented by Melissa. Our program has had enormous success, with many of our Youth Scholarship athletes going on to win National medals, break NSW and Australian records, and be selected for Australian teams.

We pride ourselves on our high standard of coaching and provide our athletes with individualised programming tailored to their specific needs. We combine our elite level experience as athletes with our many years of coaching knowledge and expertise to develop strong, resilient athletes with excellent movement and technique.


The Largest Weightlifting Club in NSW