#GetTechnical // Elbow Positioning in the Clean and Snatch Pull in Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your elbow position! The thing about pulls is that they need to mimic the positioning of the clean and snatch as much as possible. So, even though everybody pulls, here’s how to Keep Pulling the right way: In this video with one of our Remote Athletes, we are […]

#GetTechnical // Extending Legs Through the Power Position in Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your extension! Even during light warm up reps, we must make sure that we are still achieving the proper positions all the way through each lift. In this video with one of our Remote Athletes, there is a lack of leg extension through the top of the extension […]

#GetTechnical // Timing, Control, and Bottom Position for Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your control! Even though the lifts happen very quickly, in order to retrain certain aspects, we need to slow it down and exercise control. In this video with one of our Remote Athletes, the bottom position is compromised due to a timing disconnect. Going back to the principles […]

#GetTechnical // The Effects of Keep Pushing in Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your PUSH from the floor: While the start of the lift is technically a PUSH from the floor, we must be careful not to push too long (don’t #KeepPushing). There is a proper sequence when talking about an effective pull that can be simplified to “Legs, Back, Legs.” […]