Zach Krych keeps improving. 200kg clean + Front Squat
Oleg Perepetchenov, world record holder with a 210kg Clean & Jerk in the 77kg category shows you how it’s supposed to be done. Photo by Rob Macklem
Here are two lectures / presentations by Olympic weightlifting coach Tommy Kono talking about weightlifting technique from his 60 years of coaching experience. This is Tommy Kono at the 1956 Olympic Games in MelbourneThe first talk was held 7 March 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. Introduction Coaching in different countries Importance of hip for power production pulling speed, difference […]
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. […]
Here is some footage of Zach Krych‘s recent Snatch training. In case you don’t know Zach’s story I highly recommend watching the second video below. It is a definite testament that will power and dedication can overcome the biggest obstacles. In February 2009 he broke both of his wrists while cleaning with straps. Doctors called it a “Devastating injury” […]
Kirk from lifthard.com shares a Chinese weightlifting training template you can use as a starting point for your lifting. 1RM squat once a week. It takes too much to keep going to 1RM’s and it cuts your capacity for more work. The stronger you are, less time should be spent on strength. More time must be spent […]
This kids is 8 years old and weighs about 40kg(95lbs), Clean Jerks 75kg (165lbs).
Caption this photo. I suggest “Show Stopper”. Ding Jianjun, Clean & Jerk, Photo by Rob Macklem Ding Jianjun 175kg Clean Jerk attempt at the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships in Goyang City, Korea. In case you’re wondering, he didn’t make that lift (did 170kg , failed at 175kg), but won gold in the 62 kg class.
Here’s a little treat for you. Pick an exercise and perform 1 rep in minute 12 reps in minute 2…x reps in minute x until you can’t finish the prescribed reps in the minute. Below is Mikko Salo doing a 60kg “Death by Clean & Jerk” (ok, it’s power clean and push press) after a […]