Russian Weightlifting Technique Poster by HookGrip

russian weightlifting technique poster

Here is the Russian weightlifting technique poster for Snatch and Clean & Jerk which hangs on the wall at the training center in Chekhov. It’s from hookgrip who took the photo during his visit in September 2013. He made both, the Russian original and the translated version available for download in full resolution. The translation was provided […]

Marcin Dolega 190kg Snatch + 225kg Clean & Jerk

marcin dolega 190kg snatch

Meanwhile in Poland … Ilya Ilyin is currently training in the Polish training hall,which you might remember from the “Siodme Poty” videos (Olympic Sports Center in Spala). Marcin Dolega is also training currently training there. He gets a 190kg Snatch and 225kg C&J. On the European championships start list he is listed with a 405kg total (2nd highest […]

Lidia Valentin 170kg x3 Squat

lidia valentin 170kg x3 squat

Meanwhile in Spain … Lidia Valentin (75kg) squats 170kg x3. In the upcoming European championships she posted the highest entry total (255kg) of the 75kg. Watch her 124kg Snatch and 140kg C&J here. More Heavy Squats from Strong Women: Boyanka Kostova 200kg Squat Nadezda Evstyukhina 200kg x2 Squat Oksana Slivenko 200kg x2 Squat

Chinese Weightlifting Instant Lift Assessment Stations

liao hui looking at replay bar path

Meanwhile in China … You can’t manage what you can’t measure - William Edwards Deming Well, now the Chinese weightlifting team can. Looks like they’ve gotten themselves some “instant lift assessment” stations. It tracks the lift’s bar path (in 3d), measures speeds and so can give the coach & athlete instant feedback. Update: Translation from commenter LuLzCatz: […]

Aurimas Didzbalis 240kg Jerk

aurimas didzbalis 240kg jerk

Meanwhile in Lithuania … Finally an update from Aurimas Didzbalis. He was not wasting his forced time off and gets a 240kg Jerk from the rack. Update: Just asked Zygimantas Stanulis, he says that Aurimas is still a 94kg lifter. Remember that in 2012 he tested positive. His 2 year ban is almost over (lasts until 10.05.2014) and […]