While your favorite Latvians were at a training camp in Ukraine, Rebeka Koha & Aleksey Torokhtiy filmed a How to Snatch video for beginners, using Aleksey’s cues.
Meanwhile at a Torokhtiy Seminar … Aleksey Torokhtiy hits 190kg on his “Tor Complex”. Snatch + Snatch Push Press + Overhead Squat + Snatch Balance + Overhead Squat ————————– = “Tor Complex”. 2012 Olympic Champion @torokhtiy setting a PR in the #tor_complex with 190kg/419lb! It consists of a snatch, push press, overhead squat, snatch balance […]
From the 2015 worlds training hall … Dmitry Klokov wasn’t the only non competing lifter that put up big numbers in the training hall. Aleksey Torokhtiy worked up to a 225kg Behind the Neck Snatch Grip Push Press! More: Dmitry Klokov Pause Snatching 200kg!
Meanwhile at the Crossfit Games … Aleksey Torokhtiy did a little lifting expo and worked up to a 255kg Jerk from the rack! He live streamed the whole session on facebook too.
Originally published 19.03.2013 Update 22.06.2016: Now with warm ups! They say our love won’t pay the rent… Oleksiy Torokhti (240kg C&J) has a banger for us this evening. 200kg Snatch “I got you babe…”
Pretty cool to see some archival footage from what went on in Ukriane before the London 2012 Olympics. Here is Aleksey (Oleksiy) Torokhtiy working up to a 190kg Snatch. More: Watch his 200kg Snatch and 240kg Clean & Jerk.
Oleksiy Torokhtiy goes over important points of the Snatch Balance, Snatch Press and Overhead Squat. He especially emphasises shoulder internal rotation to achieve a stable Overhead Squat (at around 5:00).
Meanwhile in Ukraine … When he is not writing free programs for you Oleksiy Torokhtiy keeps uploading fantastic instructional videos. Here is his Snatch instruction. More: Oleksiy on Back Extensions 2nd Pull Instruction Split Jerk Instruction
Meanwhile in Ukraine … Oleksiy Torokhtiy continues his instructional video series with one about the 2nd Pull. The video has english subtitles (press “CC” Button in the player). Update 13.06.2015: 2nd Pull for Snatch