Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

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Arm Bend In The Snatch & Clean: It May Not Be An Error
Comments | October 26 2016 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

Arm bend prior the completion of the extension in the snatch and clean may be an error needing correction for optimal lift technique, but it may not. Learn what the difference is and why it matters. ...
The Muscle Snatch: Making It Effective
Comments | August 22 2016 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

The purpose of the muscle snatch is to strengthen the turnover and reinforce proper mechanics; if the movement diverges from the motion used in the third pull of the snatch, its effectiveness is reduc...
Proper Timing Of The Leg Drive In The Snatch & Clean Pull Exercise
Comments | August 14 2016 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

In the snatch or clean pull or high-pull, timing of the leg drive is important to train timing and force production in the pulls of the snatch and clean.   A common error, illustrated in this v...
Meeting The Bar In The Clean: Avoid Crashing In The Turnover
(1) Comments | July 27 2016 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

A common problem with the clean is athletes letting the bar crash onto them in the turnover. In other words, the bar falls into the rack position rather than the bar and shoulders connecting smoothly....
Fixing A Common Split Jerk Recovery Error
Comments | July 20 2016 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

Fixing a common error in the recovery of the split jerk that leaves lifters imbalanced even after a good lift. Read the article Why Do We Recover Front Foot First in the Split Jerk?...
Jerk Styles: Strength & Elastic
Comments | April 11 2016 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

There are two basic types of jerk: strength & elastic, although lifters can exist anywhere on the spectrum between those two ends. Read the article here...
How & When To Use Weightlifting Straps
(1) Comments | December 31 2014 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

Greg Everett of Catalyst Athletics goes over how to use weightlifting straps and when to use them in training. You can buy Catalyst Athletics straps here. Please subscribe to our channel!...
The Bounce - Using Elastic Energy For The Clean & Squat In Olympic Weightlifting
Comments | October 15 2014 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

The bounce is the use of elastic rebound to recovery more quickly and easily from the clean or squat. See more Olympic weightlifting terminology and exercises in our exercise library Please su...
The Double Knee Bend Or Scoop - Olympic Weightlifting
Comments | October 15 2014 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

The double knee bend (AKA scoop) is the temporary cessation of extension and forward movement of the knees during the final explosive extension of the snatch and clean. See more Olympic weightlifti...
Dynamic Start & Static Start In The Snatch & Clean - Olympic Weightlifting
Comments | October 15 2014 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

The dynamic start is a method of beginning a pull from the floor (such as in the snatch or clean) in which the athlete moves continuously through the moment at which the bar is first separated from th...
Jerk Rack Adjustment
Comments | June 20 2012 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

How much difference there is between your clean and jerk rack positions will generally dictate how dramatic the adjustment between the clean and jerk will need to be. Certain lifters are built such th...
Lowering the Bar Between Reps in the Snatch, Clean and Jerk
Comments | April 19 2011 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

How to lower the bar after the snatch, clean, jerk for multiple-rep sets. See the article that goes with the video here....
Weightlifting DVD Preview
(14) Comments | March 2 2011 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

A preview of the upcoming new Weightlifting DVD from Catalyst Athletics. Order here as DVD Order here as download Greg Everett’s book Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athlet...
Bar Warm-up Series Demos for the Classic/Position Training Cycle
Comments | December 6 2010 | Instructional - Olympic Weightlifting

Greg Everett explains and demos four barbell warm-up complexes to be used in the Catalyst Athletics Classic/Position training cycle: Snatch long pull + snatch push press + overhead squat; snatch long ...
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