Here are almost 60 minutes of Olympic weightlifting coaching footage.
Another example of how Olympic lifts will improve almost every athlete that needs power in his sport.
If you are like me and don’t have acces to profesisonal coaches you will definitely enjoy seeing what cues coaches use for their athletes.
Focussing on one issue at time. Eliminating variables. Identifying weaknesses and setting a goal for a training session.
Of course Mike starts with the Burgener Warm-Up with some extra warm-up exercises
First with PVC pipe then with an empty bar.
1. Down and up
2. Elbows high and outside
3. Muscle snatch
4. Snatch land
5. Snatch drop
The High Hang Snatch
Skill-Transfer Exercises and how they relate to the actual snatch
- snatch push press overhead squats – should be at least equal to, or maybe 5-10kg more than your actual snatch
- snatch balance – should be 20-25kg more than your actual snatch
- emphasize range of motion before strength
- body weight exercise before barbell exercises
Max Effort Clean and Jerk
Good lesson on tackling frustration after missed lifts and emphasizing positive lifts
- fast hands fast feet!
- straight dip
- Owen’s problem: feet not too wide for the jerk. You can generate more force against ground with feet underneath the hips.
- adjust feet after the clean