Good Head Position for Dips with Neck Packing

Good Head Position for Dips with Neck Packing

Kelly Starrett and Carl Paoli talk about the head position in the dip and its role in getting into good shoulder position with a stable, neutral thoracic spine. Basically, you should be packing the neck just like in deadlifts. What is packing the neck? Cervical retrusion with capital flexion.Or as Charlie Weingroff said “It basically looks like you are making an […]

2011 Challenger Cup Ghent – Still Rings SR EF

2011 Challenger Cup Ghent – Still Rings SR EF

Update: Here are the Top 3 Rings Routines in better quality. Here are all the still rings routines from the event final at the 2011 Challenger Cup in Ghent.If you find better quality videos on the tubes let me know in the comments. Results 1 Eleftherios Petrounias (GRE) 15.900 Gold Medal2 Xuan Luo (CHN) 15.750 Silver […]

Tommy Kono Weightlifting Technique Lectures

Tommy Kono Weightlifting Technique Lectures

Here are two lectures / presentations by Olympic weightlifting coach Tommy Kono talking about weightlifting technique from his 60 years of coaching experience. This is Tommy Kono at the 1956 Olympic Games in MelbourneThe first talk was held 7 March 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. Introduction Coaching in different countries Importance of hip for power production pulling speed, difference […]

Biggest Snatches in Weightlifting History

Biggest Snatches in Weightlifting History

Biggest competition snatches since 1987 (via) ATHLETE NAT. B/WEIGHT SNATCH DATE 1.Behdad Salimi* IRN 168 217.0 10.06.11 1. Eugene Sypko** SOV 110 + 216.5 03.04.90 2. Antonio Krastev BUL 172.50 216.0 09.13.87 3. Alexander Kurlovich SOV 134.45 215.0 09.23.89 4. Behdad Salimi IRN 168.22 214.0 11.13.11 5. Hossein Rezazade IRN 161.60 213.0 09.14.03 6. Alexander Gunyashev RUS 110+ 212.5 07.15.88 […]