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Ask Greg: Role of Advanced Lifters in Determining Technique
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | February 21 2018 | Comments

Jonathan Asks: What are your thoughts on how much technique should be emphasized and reinforced to athletes ranging from intermediate to advanced level lifters? Should advanced lev... Continue reading
Working With High-Maintenance Athletes
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 19 2018 | Comments

Some athletes are really easy to coach. You give them a job to do, they get it done, and everything works the way it’s supposed to. They make your life stress-free and your coaching fun.   And then we’ve got the other kind. (If you’ve ... Continue reading
Set A Goal for Each Training Session
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | February 15 2018 | Comments

One of the many non-training activities you should be doing regularly if you want to progress as much as possible in weightlifting is setting goals for every single training session. I recommend doing this the day before. After the current day's workout is... Continue reading
The Coaching Difficulties of the New Generation
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 14 2018 | Comments

The coaching business has been changing a lot over the last 20 years. I’m not talking specifically about the actual nuts-and-bolts work coaches do to train their athletes. I&... Continue reading
My 5 Favorite Accessory Exercises for Weightlifters
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 12 2018 | Comments

There is somewhat of an accessory work renaissance these days in weightlifting. It was cool a while back, then it wasn’t, and now the pendulum seems to have swung back to coo... Continue reading
Quit Scraping Your Shins in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | February 8 2018 | Comments (1)

While we always want to keep the bar as close to the body as possible throughout the pull of the snatch and clean, contact at the shins or knees that causes scraping or any noticea... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Awkward Foot Position when Receiving Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | February 7 2018 | Comments

Rene Asks: How do I fix awkward awkward foot position when catching a snatch or a clean? The inner side of my foot is always first in the ground and my foot is also turned out too ... Continue reading
The First Pull of the Snatch & Clean: Slow or Fast?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 5 2018 | Comments (1)

I genuinely can’t believe I haven’t written an article on this subject yet. It seems obvious now, as this question comes up pretty frequently, and it’s something ... Continue reading
Why We Turn The Feet Out In The Pull
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | February 1 2018 | Comments

Not a lot of people want to fight the turning out of the feet in the pull like they do in the squat, but just in case, here is a quick run down of why we want the feet turned out about 10-20 degrees relative to the centerline. The knees need to be pushed o... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Improving Overhead Strength & Stability
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | January 31 2018 | Comments

Candy Asks: I had a question for you regarding a program for myself. It gets a bit overwhelming so I thought I could ask you and you can see where I can start. I want to improve my... Continue reading
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