Over at California Strength Glenn Pendlay has a very nice 3 Part “How to Snatch Series” with Jon North, Caleb Ward, Donny Shankle as demonstrators. The progressions used are really simple, yet effective. Parte One – Top Pull – Transitioning from Power Snatch to Squat Snatch set up your snatch grip – bar in hip crease determines grip width push shoulders back […]
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Ivan Ivanov footage from IronMind Unbelievable Bulgarians 1998 Training Hall DVD Below you’ll see him Clean and Jerk 175kg, Front Squat up to 210kg (triple + body weight) and miss 220kg a couple of times. Also check you Zlatan Vanev’s clips from the DVD
Liao Hui 69kg World record 198kg Clean and Jerk at the 2010 World Weightlifting Championships, Antalya. undefined
Found some of the IronMind Unbelievable Bulgarians 1998 Training Hall DVD footage on YouTube Zlatan Vanev works his snatch up to 150kg Zlatan Vanev with some heavy Clean and Jerks up to 200kg, misses 210kg five times.
World Record Wednesdays Behdad Salimi‘s Unofficial Snatch World Record 214kg I read somewhere that he even did 215kg
Here are some weightlifting technique posters I found digging around the web. Update: See this newer post for English Technique Posters
Nick Horton shares a drill for beginners to learn the snatch “Fab-5″ drill Floor –> Knee (pause)Knee –> Hip (Pause)Hip –> Knee (pause) – reverse the motion!Knee –> Hip (pause)Hip –> Finish! undefined
Here is some footage of the Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Rank Name Body Weight (kg) Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg) 1 Aleksei Petrov 90.89 187.5 215.0 402.5 2 Leonidas Kokas 89.28 175.0 215.0 390.0 3 Oliver Caruso 90.65 175.0 215.0 390.0 Snatch Clean and Jerk
What better way to start the day than with some Dmitry Klokov footage. The video shows him lifting and winning the 105kg at the Russian Weightlifting Championship in Penza (August 1, 2011). Body Weight: 104,95 kg Snatch: 190 kg, 195 kg, x197 kg Clean and Jerk: 226 kg, 232 kg, x