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
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Charles Poliquin contacted some of the top Olympic Weightlifting Coaches from around the world and asked them about the optimal back squat programs. He shares the results in the article Fast Track to a Monster Squat – The best tips on how to rapidly increase maximal strength in the back squat. Wave-Like Pattern 1With this protocol, the […]
Chad Vaughn talks about the optimal bar path and common mistakes.
A little history lesson.
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.
Naim Suleymanoglu 190kg Clean and Jerk in the 60kg weight class. Mark Rippetoe: What you’ll see is that he takes about two or three pulses of pull in order to get his weight from his toes back onto the middle of his foot before the bar leaves the ground. In other words, he’s using those […]
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!
Watch Part 1 if you missed it. What is the favorite lifter he trained and that he didn’t train? Naim Süleymanoğlu and Tommy Kono
Barry from Weightlifting Epiphanies visited the Eleiko Olympic Weightlifting Academy in Danville, California, where he got the chance to interview Ivan Abadjiev and Alexander Krychev. Here is part one of the interview. The goal of opening the Eleiko Olympic Weightlifting Academy was to duplicate what the Bulgarians did after 1968 Mexico Olympics, namely going from zero medals to dominating the 1972 […]