View Single Post
Old 01-21-2009, 09:06 AM   #12
Greg Everett
Greg Everett's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,838

knees, and that's the point and the importance - it's very common for athletes to begin scooping immediately after the bar passes the knees rather than waiting until it's a bit higher on the thighs. this means less hamstring tension, and consequently less snap in the 2nd pull.
Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches - 3rd Edition Now Out

"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