Thread: 1 Arm DB Snatch
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Old 08-15-2007, 05:22 PM   #1
Derek Simonds
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Default 1 Arm DB Snatch

I did 1 Arm snatch and C/J today with my non dominant hand since my dominant hand is broken. I did a power version which is what I mostly see demonstrated with KB and DB's. Do people do full squat snatches with DB's as a regular part of training or do most people stick with the power versions?

I was very surprised with my performance. I have snatched a 52 LB KB for multiples but haven't really done any DB snatches. I started with 35 LB's and worked up to 60 LB's X 2 with no trouble at all. In fact when I switched to C/J's I went back down to 50 LB's and was going to work back up but I was less comfortable with the C/J than I was with the snatch. Some of the uncomfortableness was probably with how the weight was coming to my shoulder.

I really enjoyed the DB power snatch and will add that to my training when I am healed.

Anyone else playing with these?
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do. -John Ruskin
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