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.
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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 […]
Mehdi from StrongLifts has 4 quick tips for 4 lifts. 1. Squats: Arch Your Back2. Deadlifts: Relax Your Upper-back3. Bench Press: Widen Your Stance4. Press: Get Under The Bar
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 […]
Watch Chad Vaughn (Florence, Texas / Spoon Barbell Club) winning the Men’s 77 kg category at the 2011 USA Weightlifting National Championships Here is his Chad going 3 for 3 in the Snatch ending with 150kg! And here is Chad Vaughn’s winning 185kg Clean and Jerk from the Men’s 77 session, giving him a total […]
Kelly Starrett, Jami Tikkanen and Glen Cordoza demonstrate is a nice test to identify range of motion problems. From a kneeling position, jump and land in a full squat. Key Questions Do you land with your knees out? Do you land with a stable ankle? Do you land without a collapsed foot? Oh boy… I got a lot to […]
Kelly Starrett and Jami Tikkanen have a nice modification to that classic lying “squat against a wall” band drill. This one you can squeeze in before your lifting session to get your hip area ready for action. By getting into the shown figure four position you are simultaneously working external and internal rotation. Plus, the […]
Long Qingquan 170 kg (56 kg lifter)