Catalyst Athletics Forums

Catalyst Athletics Forums (http://www.catalystathletics.com/forum/index.php)
-   Olympic Weightlifting (http://www.catalystathletics.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=14)
-   -   Please Critique Last Meet (http://www.catalystathletics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7209)

Jason German 11-11-2013 06:21 AM

Please Critique Last Meet
 
I would appreciate any advice on improving my lifts. I was feeling pretty good about the snatch going into this meet but everything when to crap. Got on my toes and jumped back which I never do. Also, at meets I get pumped up and end up powering everything. This works fine until I get to a weight I can't power. On my cleans, I have a tendency to dump the bar forward when it starts to get heavy. You will notice this on the final attempt. The bar had plenty of height but I leaned over and dumped it forward. Any advice on how to correct this? I feel like I have plenty of power for the weights I'm working with but have issues with receiving.


Greg Everett 11-12-2013 03:39 PM

Just really quick - on snatches, when you pull under, keep your chest up and squat the hips straight down - turn the bar over all the way behind your neck rather than reaching your chest/head forward to get under.

Cleans same basic thing - instead of sitting back w the hips and leaning the chest to the bar, keeping bringing the bar back to yourself, squat straight down and lift the head and chest up into the bar.


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:55 PM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.