Thread: split snatch
View Single Post
Old 08-18-2008, 09:05 PM   #5
Greg Everett
Greg Everett's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,810

All things being equal, the squat will allow more weight - but all things are not always equal. If an athlete has irreconcilable flexibility problems, he or she will be able to snatch more with a split than a squat simply because he/she is unable to support any great loads in the squat. But the split requires elevating the bar higher.
Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches

"Without a doubt the best book on the market about Olympic-style weightlifting." - Mike Burgener, USAW Senior International Coach

American Weightlifting: The Documentary
Catalyst Athletics
Performance Menu Journal
Greg Everett is offline   Reply With Quote