Nick Horton did an impromptu snatch technique clinic at Kaua’i CrossFit
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I always enjoy these training hall videos and looks behind the scenes of incredible athletes. Here is some training footage of the Polish Olympic weightlifting team getting ready for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Enjoy Szymon Kolecki and co. under the watchful eyes of head coach Zygmunt Smalcerz. Siódme Poty Part 1-6 undefined
Kirk on keeping the head in neutral position. Keeping a neutral spine is better to deliver force into the bar. This is because it transfers the power better without losing a percentage of it through flex or excessive arch/curve. The comments I get most by looking downwards or forward are: Better stability and ability to […]
Six-time Russian National Weightlifting champion Mikhail Koklyaev made a comeback to Olympic weightlifting after competeing as a strongman and powerlifter. Here is a recent clip of him competing at the Russian National Weightlifting championships. Lifted an impressive 201 kg Snatch He had some problems in C&J due to insufficient warm up. As he mentions in the […]
Greg Everett on the question of how a barbell should come into contact with the body during the snatch and clean. What I want to see with lifters ideally is pretty simple: I want the bar to remain as close to the thighs as possible without being in contact and for the shoulders to remain at […]
Dan John wrote about a “Beginners Program for the Olympic Lifts”. he suggests starting out the Bulgarian way, with deep squats then learn the clean – “Push the floor away” then get the bar overhead – learn true military press, push press, push jerk,split jerk, and the corresponding behind the neck variations of these exercises […]
Dmitry Klokov never ceases to amaze me. Earlier I linked to the 212kg Push Press he did. Now here is a 225kg Push Press I wonder when he will turn green and rip his shirt off.
Awwwww Yeah Look what just came in the mail. The IronMind 1998 Training Hall DVD: Unbelievable Bulgarians Here are some clips from the DVD. Zlatan Vanev, WWC98 warmup