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#GetTechnical // Proper Arm Action in the Snatch and Clean for Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with arm action and turn over in the snatch and clean! This is an excerpt from a video review to one of our Remote Lifters. Guiding the barbell and the body requires proper action from the upper body after the legs have finished doing their job. Lifters should aim […]

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#GetTechnical // Minimizing Movement and Solidifying the Pulls for Olympic Weightlifting

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In this case, we are getting some excessive movement during lift off due a delay in setting tight for the beginning of the lift. Before pulling the barbell off the ground, we must solidify the body to move as one unit. By engaging before liftoff, the lifter can: ✅Reduce any […]

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#GetTecnical // A Proper Stance for the Split Jerk in Olympic Weightlifting

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Just as we discussed the start position of the clean or snatch, a proper start position also applies to the split jerk. Granted the barbell is in a different resting point, but it is also dependent on a proper initiation of the lift. Before initiating the jerk, athletes should: Stand […]

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#GetTechnical // Controlling Your Dip and Drive in the Split Jerk for Olympic Weightlifting

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In this video analysis for one of our Remote Athletes, we dive into the mechanics of the dip and drive of the jerk! Just as in the Snatch and Clean, the lifter must maintain positions through the dip and drive to maintain mechanical advantage over the barbell as an external object. […]

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#GetTechnical // Attacking the Cause of an Error in Olympic Weightlifting

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When we see an error like an athlete jumping forward, this can very well be the RESULT of something happening downstream in the lift rather than it being isolated as the error itself. Here’s an excerpt from a video review to one of our Remote Athletes: When working from the #HangPosition, […]

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#GetTechnical // Personalizing the Start Position in Olympic Weightlifting

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The start position of the lift is largely based on the athletes proportions, comfort, and other factors. There are some technical milestones that we should strive for to set up “by the book” such as: Weight centered at MID-FOOT Hips slightly above knees Shoulders slightly ahead of, or above, the […]

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40% off Remote Coaching | Cyber Monday Special

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THIS WEEK ONLY, get started at $30.00 for your first month of our Remote Coaching Programs! We are offering 8 spots for a Cyber Monday special! Our Remote Coaching and Training Programs have helped athletes as far as South Korea improve their lifting! Choose from programs designed for: ✅Beginning Weightlifters […]

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2017 USA Weightlifting National Championships Recap (Chicago, IL)

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Arielle qualified and competed in her first National Championships, which is her second national event. The USA Weightlifting National Championships was held in Lombard, Illinois (just outside of Chicago). Arielle lives and trains in Alaska and is part of our Remote and Distance Coaching Program. She made one out of […]