Over at the GoHeavy Forums Don McCauley tries to make sense of it. Comparing, by average, top 3 places in all weightclasses from the 2001 AO to the 2011 AO, men and women (except one, where only 2 competitors totaled)comes out to about a minus 7kgs for women and a plus 6 kgs for men, […]
Sweeping the Bar by Don McCauley. Purpose: getting an optimal pull on the bar, engaging the lats
The Dirty Dancing Drill by Don McCauley. Purpose: teaching how to extend / withdraw the hip quickly and activate the glutes 10 of these withing 6 or 7 seconds
Check out the “Rock and Roll Drill” by Don McCauley. Purpose: teaching how to go from the scoop to the power position in the snatch.Emphasis is on teaching how to lift with the hip rather than with knee extension.
Below is a four part series by Don McCauley on the Catapult Technique in Olympic Weightlifting. Update: Don was on the Weightlifting Scoop Podcast where he clarified what the “Catapult” is. Greg Everett has the following to say about the videos (via) 1. Don is a great coach 2. Triple extension is not a lifting […]