How come Chad Vaughn only has 117 subscribers to his YouTube channel? In his videos he goes into the details of key weightlifting elements. So subscribe and tell a friend. Split Jerk Foot Position baby steps Jerk Dip Position High Elbow Strict Press
Sean Waxman addresses another common weightlifting error. Error: Not keeping the bar close -> bar travels away during first pull Fix: improve proprioception, activate your lats, pull the bar in
Chris Moore goes over the basics of a solid (non-powerlifting) bench press. Maybe you can pick up some cues to help out a novice next time you are being asked for help in the gym. Also, check out the So you think you can bench series.
Ben Claridad, who already showed you how to make cheap lifting straps, shows you how to make your own sleeveless gym shirt. Is it allowed to wear these if you have smaller guns than Ben? I hope so! Update: Video with a little more detail.
Justin fixes 3 Overhead Press mistakes. Goes over the basics of grip width, wrist position & maintaining external rotation. More: Read the Starting Strength Overhead Press Chapter.
Here is an USA Weightlifting instructional video that goes over the basics. The narrator reminds me of those old instructional videos. Update: Did they forget the snatch? What about the jerk? Is this the reason why the US isn’t on top of their game? Teaching the jump & shrug. “Sports Performance Coaching (Olympic Lifting) – […]
Rob Blackwell and Spencer Moorman teach the pecularities of the ‘Hip Clean’. off the floor with straight arms from the knees on up introduce a little arm bent bar hits the bar in the hip (as opposed to the high thigh area)
Jami Tikkanen shows how a way to figure out your foot position for the jerk. A setup that should look familiar to you. Remember this jerk position sketch by Mike Burgener? More on Jerk Foot Position here.
Here is part 2 of Chad Vaughn talking about the Squat. Update: Part 1 here, Part 3 here Goes over the basic flexibility needs Use BW 5×5 5 sec paused squats to get comfortable in the bottom position to the point where your quads aren’t firing.