Antonio Squillante

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Strength needs to be integrated into many other training modalities to have relevance. Olympic lifting transforms strength into speed.
Full lifts are, especially for young and beginner athletes, an excellent strategy to facilitate the acquisition of fundamental motor skills while fostering optimal physical development.
The benefits of catching the bar in Olympic weightlifting are not emphasized nearly enough for the value they can bring to athletes in other disciplines.
Many athletes realize that Olympic-style weightlifting is not just weightlifting
Olympic-style weightlifting movements have been shown to produce greater power output than any other conventional resistance training exercise
The power and speed of movements like the jerk and push press provide a range of benefits that translate into performance enhancements in other sports.
Why are Olympic-style weightlifting exercises mostly neglected when it comes to young athletes.
Cluster sets - a system of combining max efforts in groups of reps across smaller sets divided by short, incomplete rest periods.