Dmitry Klokov sat down for an interview with Zygmunt Smalcerz. If you can help with the translation / summing up interesting parts, it would be greatly appreciated by every ATG reader. Check out Dmitry’s other interviews here. Update: Thanks to Vadim Pakhutkin for translating. Zygmunt started as a gymnast. Then switched to weightlifting only as a […]
Here is what a weightlifting warm up with Zygmunt Smalcerz looks like. Maybe you can add something new to your ever increasing bag of warm up exercises. Update 21.07.2014: Longer Version
Here is Jessica Marie Salvaggio getting her shoulder girdle/ lats stretched out, Zygmunt Smalcerz style. If you don’t have a Zygmunt available you can recreate the experience by lying on a foam roller while holding a weight with your extended arms. Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness.
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
Update: Glenn and Donny recorded a Q&A on that exercise. Donny Shankle explains 2 split jerk techniques he learned from Zygmunt Smalcerz while training at the OTC. Good drills if you have trouble catching or stabilizing the weight after a jerk. Instruction for Foot Position: draw a line in front of our toes take 3 steps draw a […]
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