Mike Burgener has a good cues to keeping a good back angle. You probably know that you can use a stick to visualize the back angle. If it is deviating from good form (i.e. hips or shoulders rising to fast) provide feedback for the lifter by pushing him into correct position. Cues: stand with our […]
Read Donny Shankle’s take on deficit snatches / cleans from boards. you will over the bar longer, so remember to hold a tight back arch 6-12 sets, 1-2 reps progression: higher boards When: between days when maxing out from the floor or as a warmup Klokov approves.
Jon North has part 3 of his hit and catch drill.
Read & watch Justin’s post on why creating “hip torque” for squatting works. create torque by pushing knees out with toes pointing straight forward external rotation = adductors stretched, lateral portion of the hamstring tight activates the whole thigh (uses more musculature) Being tighter with more musculature would result in being stronger throughout a squat. […]
Mike Burgener drills consisteny in the Jumping & Landing Position.
Jon North presents the Chest Bump Drill. This drill will force you to guide the bar back not up, and force you to get in a more extreme finish aka (arched angel) than you usually would in the snatch. If you are trying to fix up your technique then do this drill with lighter weight […]
Check out Zygmunt Smalcerz’s “Clean Clinic” Presentation Slides from a talk he gave at the 2012 Nationals. Download the PDF or Power Point PPTX Update: Video of the Jerk Clinic
Paul Carter shows how he varies back extensions a.k.a. hyperextensions. Arch ups, keep the back arched whole time – works more hamstringsCurl ups, curl body when coming down – works more lower back (spinal erectors)
Here is an introduction to the snatch, in Spanish.The video is from the Columbian Weightlifting Federation. The progressions they use are easy to understand even if you don’t speak Spanish. via Waxmans’s Gym