Here are the (currently) top 5 Still Rings training routines from the 2011 Tokyo Gymnastics Championships Chen Yibing Yan Mingyong Matteo Morandi Matteo Angioletti Jonathan Horton
Liao Hui 69kg World record 198kg Clean and Jerk at the 2010 World Weightlifting Championships, Antalya. undefined
Interesting Clean and Jerk technique. Li Liying pulls with a snatch grip and change to close grip in the catch. It can’t be emphasized enough. If something works for you even if it’s unorthodox -Do It! Reißgriff und ändern Sie den Griff in die Fänge zu schließen.
The Chinese Olympic gymnastics team overlords consisting of Chen Yibing, Teng Haibin, Feng Zhe, Zhang Chenglong, Lu Bo and Guo Weiyang are getting ready for Tokyo 2011. No idea what they are talking about, so if you can translate it, please do in the comments. Check out Chen Yibing’s heavy plate curls at 2:46 … no dumbbells needed. Also 10s planche […]
Random Chinese Weightlifting footage from before Beijing 2008.
Kirk has some cues for a good squat form. 1. Chest stays as high arched as possible.2. Feet pointed point, comfortable width.3. Shoulders stay behind knees (super tough for the long torso lifter)4. Push butt back and sit down. At this point, think “chest up, chest up”5. Keep in control all the time. Avoid bouncing […]
Kirk shares a super simple 6 week strength training program. He and his lifters used this for presses, weighted chins and dips, squats.He doesn’t recommend applying this template to Olympic lifts as they require more work in the 85-90% of 1RM range with fewer than 5 reps per set. Week 1: 70% 1RM x 4 x […]
Crazy fast. Lu Yong grid snatch
Kirk wrote a post about how the Chinese use pulls and their variations in their weightlifting training. Why do snatch pulls (or clean pulls)? Teaching the body, of the most accurate angles for exerting the maximal amount of power Accurately moving the load from the quads to the hips once the bar hits knee level. […]