This barbell is made by ZKC, compelling with IWF standards. The manufacturing is in our company following the ZKC manufacturing norms.
The most big advantage of this Olympic weightlifting bar, is its price. 235 usd shipped across the lower 49. It's for sure the very few affordable bars among the IWF certified manufacturers.
The Neophyte bar has an outstanding trainability. Optimized bearing and knurling, the bar has smooth but moderated spin for a weightlifting bar.
The Neophyte bar combines alloy spring steel, 227K PSI tensile strength, with hard chrome coating and its needle bearings. The knurling is amateur friendly, not as abrasive as our IWF competition bar.
The alloy spring steel of this barbell is ideal for weightlifting training. As the high quality spring steel will allow slight and optimized whip or bent but always keep reversible within its PSI strength. In consequence, ZKC Neophyte Bar is enough resistant and flexible. as our company's devise states " unbending will reigns".
The Neophyte bar has a guarantee of 3 years on the shaft and needle bearing system. This guarantee is ensured only if the bar has been dropped on a weightlifting platform.