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Improving Your Footwork in the Split Jerk
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 28 2016 | Comments

I joke in the gym that the split jerk is just a power jerk into a split position—in other words, quit making it so complicated and changing the entire movement rather than just the footwork. The dip and drive should be no different between the two jerk v... Continue reading
3 Things That Will Make Weightlifting Coaches Dump Athletes
Matt Foreman | Editorial | March 24 2016 | Comments (4)

Right away, I need to make it clear that the title of this article is just a wee bit misleading. I’m approaching this topic from a personal perspective, so it could have been... Continue reading
How to Use Your Ears as a Weightlifting Coach
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 21 2016 | Comments

Eyes are wonderful tools for the coach—I don’t think anyone would argue the most useful. If you’re a coach trying to help a lifter diagnose and correct a technica... Continue reading
Shoulder Dislocation Rehabilitation for Weightlifting: Part 3
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 16 2016 | Comments (4)

Last week marked 6 months post-op and 7 months post-injury for me. According to the surgeon, this means that the tears and repairs are fully healed now. My mobility has improved fa... Continue reading
Interview: Brian Wilhelm
Matt Foreman | Interviews | March 16 2016 | Comments

When I decided to interview Brian Wilhelm, I knew I was going to have to ask him about his father. I almost didn’t want to bring it up, because I’m sure he hears about it constantly. Being an Olympic weightlifter and also being Bruce Wilhelm’... Continue reading
The Burdening & Recovery Schedule for Olympic Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 14 2016 | Comments

The internet is flooded with information about snatch and clean & jerk technique these days, but good program design and training information remains comparatively hard to find... Continue reading
The New American Open Totals: Why The #$%! Am I Even Doing This?
Matt Foreman | Editorial | March 7 2016 | Comments (2)

So… the qualifying totals for the American Open were released by USA Weightlifting last week.   As many people predicted, the totals are now significantly higher than... Continue reading
The Double Knee Bend: It’s Not Going Away Just Because You Pretend It's Not There
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 29 2016 | Comments (11)

I get a lot of emails and texts throughout my days. The great thing about this is that I have an organic network of people feeding me things they’ve found in their time brows... Continue reading
Interview: Samantha Lower
Matt Foreman | Interviews | February 24 2016 | Comments (1)

It’s a lot of fun to hear from weightlifters who have gone through the whole range of experiences in this sport. The excitement of getting started, the great early years when you’re constantly getting better and improving, the plateaus, the injurie... Continue reading
Harsh Comments From Weightlifting Coaches…And Why They’re Awesome
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 22 2016 | Comments (4)

Do you have thick skin, or do you get your feelings hurt easily? Think about that for a second. How sensitive are you?   I have pretty thick skin, for the most part. I grew ... Continue reading
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