Olympic Weightlifting Coach Leo Totten published a complete 5 sessions per week , 7-Week Olympic Weightlifting Program. Check it out.
Here is the footage of the 94kg weight class Snatch of the 1999 European Weightlifting Championships, Athens. A nice battle between Kakhi Kakhiashvili and Szymon Kołecki (17 years old at the time). Here is the Snatch Clean and Jerk Note: Kakhiashvili is using a Power Jerk instead of a Split Jerk
Chad Vaughn talks about the optimal bar path and common mistakes.
Chad Vaughn shows us how to set up for a correct snatch position. His tip: Raise the head, lead with chest. That will keep the back tighter.
Pyrros Dimas (83kg lifter at the time) setting two world records in his second (176) and third (177kg) snatch at the 1995 European Championships inWarszawa. Look at that speed!
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 […]