Meanwhile in Iran… Snatch world record holder Behdad Salimi (+105kg, Iran) does a fairly confident 220kg snatch balance. It looks like he’s recovering well after his knee surgery, a few weeks ago he competed at the IWF Fajr Cup and won first place with 205/225/430. More: Behdad Salimi 214kg Snatch World Record Fernando Reis 230kg […]
Oleksiy Torokhtiy goes over important points of the Snatch Balance, Snatch Press and Overhead Squat. He especially emphasises shoulder internal rotation to achieve a stable Overhead Squat (at around 5:00).
Meanwhile in Brazil … Fernando Reis Snatch Balances 230kg. I believe the ATG record for this exercise is still held by Mikhail Koklyaev with 240kg. Final de arranco com 230 k,trabalho de fixação com o técnico Luis Lopes…..”quando o trabalho é facil é facil,quando o trabalho é dificil é dificil ” by Luis Lopes kkk Drop […]
Meanwhile in Egypt … Mohamed Ehab (69kg) takes a 190kg Snatch Balance. Check out his 190kg Clean & (Split) Jerk here. Post by Mohamed Ehab.
Meanwhile in Russia … Nadezhda Evstyukhina shows Snatch assistance exercise. Looks like a warm-up exercise for her. She writes that it is useful for improving the Deep Squat Position during the catch, as well as overhead stability. Note that even with her 135kg Snatch, she uses “only” 70kg (or 65 if that’s a women’s bar). […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Here’s Nadezhda Evstyukhina with 130kg x2 Heaving Snatch Balance (or Snatch Push Press + OHS ?). Also check out her 130kg Snatch from before this year’s worlds. Further Reading: Greg Everett’s thoughts on this exercise.
Mike Burgener on the Snatch Balance. The goal of snatch balance is just to get it moving up a little bit and then pressing your body down. get it of your back and drive with your arms bones stacked, everything needs to be tight in the bottom position Timing: arms locking out the same time […]
Everybody check out Sean Waxman’s YouTube Channel. He uploaded a couple of Olympic weightlifting exercise videos. Update: Thanks to Neil for pointing out that these videos are part of Sean Waxman’s new project, Weightlifting WOD. Snatch Press From the Squat (aka Sots Press) Pressing Snatch Balance Other Videos: Snatch Pull Snatch Pull From Blocks Above the […]
Chris Spealler and Eric O’Connor doing a Snatch Balance stand off. Chris manages to get up to 245 lbs (40 lbs PR) at a bodyweight of 140lbs!