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#GetTechnical // Opening Through the Top of Your Pull

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#GetTechnical by getting open and tall through the top of your pull! In this clip, our remote lifter is getting plenty of speed through the middle, but losing contact and drive against the ground which is resulting in backward travel. When transitioning through the top of your pull, make sure to: […]

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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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Standards Videos for the Tampa Bay Spring Classic (#TBSC1)

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We are less than a week away from the Tampa Bay Spring Classic! Our team put together some standards videos so our registered athletes, coaches, and spectators know what to expect from a Weightlifting competition! Please feel free to reach out to us at events@keeppulling.com with any questions or concerns […]

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#GetTechnical // Managing Your Recovery in the Split Jerk for Olympic Weightlifting

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The recovery of the split jerk can be a tricky process. It largely depends on the integrity of our dip and drive, but when we manage to execute the lift properly, only half the work is done! The recovery can make or break the split jerk. It’s important to focus […]

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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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#GetTechnical // Leg Drive and Its Effects on Position

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Full video analysis and review comparing two lifts a week apart of one of our Remote Athletes. [Learn More about Remote Coaching…] Left Clip: After // Right Clip: Before The error occurring was an early pull caused by losing leg drive through the beginning of the extension. By losing pressure […]