Hennie Kotze

IFBB Pro Bodybuilding


IFBB Pro Bodybuilding Preparation Shows

The athlete competing to meet the requirements for the IFBB Pro Bodybuilding prestigious status of the Pro Card must take note of the various levels of competitions which he or she must enter and be placed within the two years before the initial application. Strict rules are set by the IFBB Pro Bodybuilding organizers and athletes are encouraged to abide with the rules also when it comes to the initial application and meeting of the requirements.

The shows on provisional, national and international level to be noted in preparation for the IFBB Pro Bodybuilding status are briefly discussed below.

Provincial Shows
There are three Provisional shows hosted annually:

National Championships
The following National Championship shows are hosted annually:

International Championships
The following IFBB International Championships are hosted:

Although the Novice Show is focused on the new athletes to the world of bodybuilding and the IFBB bodybuilding federation, the provinces normally include open divisions for the development, intermediate and advanced level athletes as well. These athletes should take hold of the opportunity to enter if they have made changes to their diet or exercise regime and want to assess the results before one of the main shows coming up later in the same year. It is one of the shows open to any of the athletes. It is however, also the show where the team of Novice athletes is selected for presentation of their Province at the National Novice Championship level. Contact Hennie Kotze, who has earned his IFBB Pro Bodybuilding status, to help you prepare for the various shows on provincial, national, and international level.


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