Dmitry Klokov with a huge 202 kg Deficit Snatch. That’s 2kg more than Andrei Aramnau’s snatch world record in the men’s 105kg class. and equally impressive … 192 kg deficit Snatch for 2 reps
Clips like this really get me hyped for the next training session. Bulgaria’s Zlatan Vanev warming up at the 1998 World Weightlifting Championships. Here is Zlatan Vanev’s training day on 19 (Tuesday) October 1999. His records in 77 kilos weight class were snatch 165 and c + j 205 and total 370: MORNING SESSION10.10 – 10.28 Snatch 80/2+110/2+140/1+150/1+(155/1 […]
Random Chinese Weightlifting footage from before Beijing 2008.
Chris Spealler and Eric O’Connor doing a Snatch Balance stand off. Chris manages to get up to 245 lbs (40 lbs PR) at a bodyweight of 140lbs!
Crazy fast. Lu Yong grid snatch
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 […]
Biggest competition snatches since 1987 (via) ATHLETE NAT. B/WEIGHT SNATCH DATE 1.Behdad Salimi* IRN 168 217.0 10.06.11 1. Eugene Sypko** SOV 110 + 216.5 03.04.90 2. Antonio Krastev BUL 172.50 216.0 09.13.87 3. Alexander Kurlovich SOV 134.45 215.0 09.23.89 4. Behdad Salimi IRN 168.22 214.0 11.13.11 5. Hossein Rezazade IRN 161.60 213.0 09.14.03 6. Alexander Gunyashev RUS 110+ 212.5 07.15.88 […]
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. […]