Archive | April, 2014

RS Slomo snatch x 2 at 55lbs


This is RS, a fellow masters lifter, with a 55lb double. Things I notice in this video: the arm bend is a little early and arms are still a little bent in receiving position.  Technically this is more of a power snatch (receipt with knees above 90 degrees) with an immediate overhead squat (OHSq).  Feet […]

Masters Nationals


For those who don’t compete, olympic weightlifting is divided into four groups: youth (the under 17 crowd), juniors (the under 20’s), senior (20-35) and masters (35 and above).  These are not inviolable divisions.  I watched a 14yo girl snatch a US record at the American Open this year (ostensibly a senior event) in the same […]