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Old 02-17-2007, 09:57 PM   #1
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Default Not too shaby for a CrossFitter?

Hey you know for a guy who trains himself via video and from a country known for being crappy at it. I don't think I'm doing too bad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0daUGAM8Qmc

P.S. I'm talking about the snatch.
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Old 02-18-2007, 06:22 AM   #2
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"The video you have requested is not available."

Omg fix the link! I need a fix!
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Old 02-18-2007, 12:23 PM   #3
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it works just fine now
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Old 02-18-2007, 12:39 PM   #4
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Nice lifts, nice gym, and nice music. Why the slight step after most of your extensions to a full stance? I notice it does not happen as often in your overhead squat reps.
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Pierre-
Looks good amigo. I'd like to see your shoulders more engaged...up higher in the ears.

Good stuff!
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Old 02-18-2007, 06:40 PM   #6
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Robb,
I'm trying dude. I only just started using a much wider snatch grip which has exposed a bit of weakness but has improved efficiency. So I'm going to keep working with these weights and go up gradually.

With the narrow grip I could get under my own bodyweight without much problem. I could not support it though. With the wide grip I can get under it even easier but my shoulders aren't used to the position. Make sense? Shoulder strength is my big issue right now. If I can get my shoulders to support what I can get overhead than I will actually be competitive to some degree.


Nick it happens because I am driving up from the hips rather than driving thru the heels when I stand up, which messes up my balance. Thanks Coach B. for pointing that out.
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