Meanwhile in Germany … I am currently staying at Max Lang’s place for another Bundesliga competition this weekend. This one is the qualifier meet for Europeans. Yesterday after arriving at the training center I filmed a couple of snatch Pulls at the end of Max’s training.
From the 2016 Asian Championships Training Hall … Kuo Hsing-Chun (58kg, Taiwan) with some snatch pulls. More: Kuo Squatting.
19 year old Asian Champion Zhang Wangli (66.25kg, China??) doing Fast Pulls / Snatch High Pulls / ?Panda Pulls in the 2016 Asian Championships Training Hall. More: Watch her 150kg Clean & Jerk at 65kg.
“Zug Eng!” That’s not a Rammstein song, but German for Clean Pull (lit. translation “Pull Narrow”). In this video Max Lang goes over the first phase (“First Pull” – the pull to hips). Second Pull is the high pull to belly button / chest. He’ll cover that in his Snatch Pull video. Max emphasises: being able […]
Here is Max Lang’s (77kg, Germany) first training session after arriving in Houston. Workout: Snatch, Snatch Pulls, Squats (some Pause Squats too). Also note the German engineering at work: duct tape around the sharp Eleiko knurling to extend the lifespan of his nike tights. Video of his last heavy training session before competition follows next week. Also follow Max […]
From the 2015 Asian Championships training hall … Former Clean & Jerk world record holder Meng Suping (+75kg, China) working up to 165kg Snatch High Pulls. This was her main exercise that day. She finished with some Presses and supine Leg Raises. This was filmed on the 04.09.2014, our (and I believe the Chinese team’s) […]
Meanwhile in Russia … In his interview Aleksey Lovchev mentioned that he doesn’t do Deadlifts, only Pulls. Here he is with a 250kg Snatch Pull in slow motion. More Alexey: Check out the Alexey Lovchev Category on ATG 210kg Snatch off Blocks 255kg Clean & Jerk 205kg + 252kg at 2014 Europeans Update 02.10.2014: 300kg […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Finally we get some footage of Olga Zubova (75kg) training. Update: 165kg Deficit Clean Update: Read Olga’s Interview on ATG. Yes, she is currently banned, but luckily she has full support of the Russian federation. Recently Sergei Syrtsov (head coach) announced that: We hope not only to see Olga at the Olympic Games in […]
Blast from the past … This one is 2009 when Vladislav Lukanin was still competing at 69kg. Later that year he moved up to 77kg and started at the worlds in Goyang (Nov. 2009). If you look at Vlad’s competition history it seems like he can’t really decide on which weight class suits him best. […]