Home   |   Contact   |   Help   |   Mobile
olympic weightlifting, weightlifting, snatch, clean, jerk
weight lifting, Olympic weightlifting, strength and conditioning, fitness, crossfit, Workout, training program - Catalyst Athletics
Diane snatch
Friday December 3 2010

Rest
Print Friendly and PDF

2 Comments
John 1 | 2010-12-03
Hey Coaches,

What do you all suggest for someone who jumps backwards under heavier loads for the Oly lifts and as such has muted hip ext on the second pull? Also disrupts footwork
Greg Everett 2 | 2010-12-03
John -

I would want more details to really give you a good answer such as: 1) how far backward, 2) are you really jumping backward, or are you and the bar staying in the same place and your feet are just moving backward, 3) what exactly do you mean by "muted" hip extension, and 4) disrupts your footwork in what way?

Feel free to post that stuff and/or a video here or email to ask@cathletics.com - I will answer briefly here, but I will answer in far more depth later in the Ask Greg / Ask Aimee deal.

First, take care of your extension - this may be the source of everything you're talking about. The first thing I would try is very simple: perform some snatch/clean deadlift + snatch/clean complexes. On the deadlift, focus on maintaining correct balance over the feet throughout (a bit more on the heel), and emphasize the finish position - bar against the body, hips slightly hyperextended through the contraction of the glutes. Really feel this position - don't rush it or half-ass it. Bring the bar down, reset, and snatch/clean. You can also try a deadlift + pull + snatch/clean, but you have to make sure you're executing the pull properly - much easier to stick with the DL for a while since it's harder to mess up. Give that a shot and see what happens.
Leave a Comment

Name
Comment
Verify
 

Shop Catalyst Athletics Store: Weightlifting books, dvds, articles, equipment

Books  |  DVDs  |  Posters  |  Equipment  |  Product Packages  |  Clothing & Merchandise  |  Supplements  |  Digital Products  |  American Weightlifting  |  Seminars & Certifications

American Weightlifting Official Movie Poster
American Weightlifting Official Movie Poster
Catalyst Athletics Logo Tank
Catalyst Athletics Logo Tank
Werksan Horizontal Plate Rack
Werksan Horizontal Plate Rack
Dumbbell Moves DVD - Vol 3
Dumbbell Moves DVD - Vol 3
Get Our Newsletter

Sign up for our free newsletter to get training tips and stay up to date on Catalyst Athletics AND get a free issue of the Performance Menu journal.


Search Workouts

Workouts Menu

Training Home
Program Help
Tomorrow's Workout
Exercise Demos
Training Cycles
Text Only
Starter Program
Training Cycles

View Training by Date

Get Our Newsletter





Funny Crossfit Shirts
The largest variety of funny crossfit shirts for guys and girls.

Advertise With Us
Subscribe to the Performance Menu Magazine
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get training tips and Catalyst news AND get a free issue of the Performance Menu journal.

ASK GREG

Submit your question to be answered by Greg Everett in the Performance Menu or on the website

Submit Your Question
WEIGHTLIFTING TEAM

Catalyst Athletics is a USA Weightlifting team of competitive Olympic-style weightlifters with multiple national team medals.

Read More
Weightlifting Programming: A Winning Coach's guide by Bob Takano
Catalyst Athletics
Contact Us
About
Help
Newsletter
Products & Services
Gym
Store
Seminars
Weightlifting Team
Performance Menu
Magazine Home
Subscriber Login
Issues
Articles
Workouts
About the Program
Workout Archives
Exercise Demos
Text Only
Instructional Content
Exercise Demos
Video Gallery
Free Articles
Free Recipes
Resources
Recommended Books & DVDs
Olympic Weightlifting Guide
Discussion Forum
Weight Conversion Calculator