Mike Burgener talks about the 1¼ Squat. He says: Weight of a max one and a quarter Squat = Weight of a max Clean Get your bounce on.
Mike Burgener has a good cues to keeping a good back angle. You probably know that you can use a stick to visualize the back angle. If it is deviating from good form (i.e. hips or shoulders rising to fast) provide feedback for the lifter by pushing him into correct position. Cues: stand with our […]
Here are almost 60 minutes of Olympic weightlifting coaching footage. Mike Burgener is coaching All Black rugby player Owen Franks who wanted to improve his Olympic lifts. Another example of how Olympic lifts will improve almost every athlete that needs power in his sport. If you are like me and don’t have acces to profesisonal coaches you will definitely […]
Coach Mike Burgener tweeted a quick tip to increase the speed through the middle. “speed thru the middle is improved thru heavy power shrugs…down and up! also heavy good mornings with speed!”