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 […]
My thoughts – the bar seems a little far out in front and doesn’t come into the hips for the second pull. It then kicks forward after meeting the hips instead of traveling straight up, partially because it was too far in front to begin with. Hold it close, maybe even think of shaving your […]
L performing cleans from several different vantage points, slomo and regular speed. What I am noticing is that the bar seems to be going around and therefore hitting knees, instead of knees going back to get out of the way of the bar which should be pulling into hips. Also the top of the second […]
This is M who is new to olympic weightlifting. She submitted two videos to compare her form at different weights. She felt very fluid and comfortable at the lower weight, but when the bar was heavier was not as happy with her form.
129lb front squats, 108lb OHSq (8lbs off bodyweight. Squee!) Two exercises to strengthen the overhead position that I saw on the Catalyst site and on Chad Vaughan’s Instagram feed. Basically static holds at the top of the movement for snatch and jerk recovery