Staying Over the Bar in the Snatch & Clean: What, Why, How
You hear the cue to stay over the bar in the snatch and clean, but you’re not sure what that means, and you may even be confounded by the fact that it seems every elite lifter in the world is actually behind the bar at the top of the pull. I&rs... Continue reading
Weightlifting Personalities: Are You a Dog or a Cat?
Some athletes are like dogs, and others are like cats. As a coach, you need to know how to handle both types. Let me explain.
With dog athletes, we’re talking about the ones who are high on aggression and low on fear. They’ll go ... Continue reading
Tapering for Olympic Weightlifting Competition
All the fancy, productive training in the world doesn’t mean much if you can’t put it all together in competition and demonstrate the ability you’ve developed when it counts. There’s more to this than simply the final 1-2 weeks of tapering in a cycle, but that’s what I&... Continue reading