Fix the Hips Shooting Up in the Snatch & Clean
We want to maintain a fairly constant back angle through the first pull, although we’ll nearly always see a slight change. It’s important to understand what actually constitutes the starting position because this is a common source of confusion and argument when suggestion the back angle... Continue reading
Thoracic Mobility for Olympic Weightlifting
Most of you have discovered that a solid overhead position for the snatch and jerk requires good thoracic spine mobility to create a platform for shoulder mobility and stability. We also need some T-spine mobility to create an optimal back arch when pulling snatches and cleans.
T-spine mobility c... Continue reading
Self-Reliance vs. Team Mentality in Weightlifting
This article is mainly going to be about getting you to look inside yourself. So I want to start by asking you a question.
Could you go it alone in this sport, if you had to? No training partners, and no coach. Completely on your own, self-coached and working out by yourself full-time. How ... Continue reading