From the 2017 Junior Worlds … One of the craziest lifts from that competition. 19 year old Farkhodbek Sobirov (94kg, Uzbekistan) snatching 180kg! Mind boggling power.
Meanwhile in Estonia … Mart Seim squats 270kg for a set of 12! Squat 270×12 #martseim #squat #ihatecardio A post shared by Mart Seim (@martseim) on Aug 14, 2017 at 5:34am PDT More: Mart Squatting 400kg Mart in the Training Hall at Europeans 2017
It’s time for the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan! This page will be updated throughout the event. When: 20.08 – 25.06.2017 Expecting there will be decent live streams once the competition starts on Sunday. From what I hear this should be a pretty good competition, with lots of high level athletes attending (see below). Athletes […]
From the 2017 Junior Worlds … It’s easy to be overshadowed when you lift in the same group as Yeison Lopez, but a 155kg as a 77kg junior is nothing to sneeze it Here is 20 year old Shu Xiaoyu (77kg, China) snatching 148, 153 and 155kg for snatch silver. More: Team China in Training
Here is a “How to Snatch” video with Clarence Kennedy. Unlike the common top down / bottom up approaches to teaching the movement, Clarence breaks it down into the various different exercises that prepare you for the full lift.
After you saw him squat up to 260kg during his morning session, here is 19 year old Fares Elbakh’s (85kg junior world champ, Qatar,[email protected]) afternoon session from the same day. He arrived in a good mood, wanting to clean & jerk 210kg (his PR) during this session. In the end his coach (his father), himself […]
Meanwhile in Azerbaijan … 21 year old Dadas Dadashbeyli (~105kg) squats 320kg! His four year ban from the 2015 worlds will end on 21.12.2019. More: Watch Team Azerbaijan’s Heavy Training Session at Worlds 2015! A post shared by @dadashbeyli96 on Aug 10, 2017 at 12:51pm PDT
Here is 19 year old Fares Elbakh (@mesohassona, 85kg jr. world champ) squatting up to 260kg during a morning session at junior worlds 2017. Later in the afternoon he returned for his big clean and jerk session (video here). Also as mentioned in the video, his max squat at the time was 270kg!
Check out “The Champ Camp”, a short documentary about how weightlifting is helping kids in Palestine’s largest refugee camp in Jordan – Al Baqa’a. By introducing Jordan’s first weightlifting school in the largest Palestinian refugee camp in the world, I aim to highlight how Olympic Weightlifting is setting the youth of Al-Baqa’a on the right […]