A lot of lifters ask me if I think they should compete. While I'm not the one to make this decision, you can look at your experience, lifting age, strength level, and preparedness to make a smart decision. Even then, some of us feel like we aren't worthy enough, or lack the strength to get on a platform.
I wanted to help lifters in assessing where they are, and where they need to be before they sign up for a strength competition.
The free guide can be downloaded to print at your gym, send to a friend, or keep as a reminder on how to come to your first meet prepared and have the confidence you need on the platform. Make sure to check out the video for a more in-depth explanation of the chart, and my thoughts on who deserves the right to compete.