John Broz uploaded a video his athletes performing at the 2011 USA National Championships. Lifters in the video: Ian Droze, Billy Bybee, Jared Enderton, and Pat Mendes.
70’s Big Podcast interviews weightlifter Ben Claridad. Topics – 2011 Nationals (click here for Ben’s recap)– The importance of competition experience (and how many meets he has done)– California Strength– General weightlifting philosophy– Coaching– Art Regarding coachng he emphasizes the importance of having a base of musculature and strength. To achieve this, beginning lifters should […]
Check out Patrick Mendes’ winning the 105+ Snatch and Clean and Jerk session at the 2011 USA Weightlifting National Championships. Patrick Mendes’ winning 177kg Snatch. Patrick Mendes’ winning 212kg Clean and Jerk. Giving him a total of 389kg, 21kg more than second placed Shane Maier. Also noteworthy is 17 year old Darren Barnes (56kg class) […]
Here are Kendrick Farris’ (Shreveport, La. / Louisiana State University Shreveport) winning lifts in the 85kg session at the 2011 USA Weightlifting National Championships. Kendrick Farris’ winning 157kg Snatch Kendrick Farris’ winning 199kg Clean and Jerk. Giving him a total of 356kg, 26kg more than second placed Zach Krych (Colorado Springs, Colo. / Team Minnesota) Also […]
Watch Chad Vaughn (Florence, Texas / Spoon Barbell Club) winning the Men’s 77 kg category at the 2011 USA Weightlifting National Championships Here is his Chad going 3 for 3 in the Snatch ending with 150kg! And here is Chad Vaughn’s winning 185kg Clean and Jerk from the Men’s 77 session, giving him a total […]
Here is some video footage of the 2011 Junior World Weightlifting Championships held in Penang Malysia. Results can be found here. Joel Jamieson, who accompanied his younger brother, Mike Nackoul, also wrote a post about his experiences there. 2011 Junior World Weightlifting 105+ kg Class 2011 Junior World Weightlifting 105 kg Class 2011 Junior World […]
That was a great watch of Olympic weightlifting history. Ronny Weller setting two world records at the 1998 European Championship in Riesa. 205.5 kg in the snatch (direct link to 21:50). 260kg Clean and Jerk(direct link to 27:55). Within 3 seconds from standing in front of the bar to starting the lift, he is not […]
Stan Stanczyk Split Snatching Bill Starr wrote a nice article on the Split Snatch. Even though you rarely see it performed nowadays, the split snatch will help you to develop “an extremely high degree of foot speed, timing, coordination, agility, balance and a large dose of courage”. He goes into the history of the lift, why it […]