Glenn Pendlay has two Upper Body Flexibility Exercises for Olympic Weightlifters (see the Lower Body Stretches for Weightlifters here). Update: Added YouTube video below. Shoulder Dislocates Starting Position First are the classic Shoulder Dislocates (or Pass Throughs) with PVC pipes or broomsticks. These are a great exercise in order to get you ready to catching the […]
Glenn Pendlay also has a very nice three part “How to Clean” series. His approach to teaching the clean is similar to his awesome How to Snatch Tutorial Videos. I’ve learned a whole lot from it. Part One: Correct Rack Position Correct Rack Position hold the bar clean position bar not on clavicle but on shoulder […]
Here is a random Glenn Pendlay interview theexrx.net podcast. They talk about his coaching, Olympic lifts and his general views on training and fitness. Link to mp3 for download.
Here is an interview with California Strength’s Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay. He mentions a lot of important points. the more you know the more you realize you don’t know there is no ideal program keeping everything in a long term perspective most common mistake of people training by themselves – not being methodical and consistent […]
Over at California Strength Glenn Pendlay has a very nice 3 Part “How to Snatch Series” with Jon North, Caleb Ward, Donny Shankle as demonstrators. The progressions used are really simple, yet effective. Parte One – Top Pull – Transitioning from Power Snatch to Squat Snatch set up your snatch grip – bar in hip crease determines grip width push shoulders back […]