The Pause Method allows the coach to segment the lift so the athlete can develop spatial orientation and find these same positions on his own quickly, as is required for lifting heavy weights.
The clean ends with the bar racked on your shoulders, whereas the jerk starts from there. Even so, many lifters find the need to readjust the position of their rack. Why is this?
Last week we talked about the snatch grip width, so naturally this week we are going to move on to the clean and jerk.
If I had a pound for every time I’m asked about Olympic weightlifting shoes, well, I’d be able to afford plenty more pairs of shoes. Here's everything you need to know about weightlifting shoes
Is the Outlaw Olympic Lifting Specialty Camp worth the time and money? Without a doubt, and here's why.
One question that most people have when they first start to learn the snatch is, "How wide should the grip be?" Here are the differences between the grips and how to determine the best width for you.
Bodybuilding has been looked at as the redheaded stepchild in terms of a training modality, but in truth it can be a potent modality to complement and aid in the development of the weightlifter.
Just as in the clean, we now have another opportunity to take advantage of the springiness of the bar in order to complete the lift. Here's how you do it.
This is about one of the tricks of the trade used by elite lifters that might be of use to those of you cleaning substantial weight in the squat style. This technique is called "catching the bounce."
Weightlifting is often misunderstood by the general public and, sadly, by people in other sports as well. Here are the top ten biggest myths about weightlifting, and why they're totally untrue.
We've learned to relax and center ourselves. Now it's right before the lift and it's time to charge ourselves up. There is a right and a wrong way to do this, and a right and a wrong amount to do.
There is a reason for standardized terminology, and that is so confusion is minimized. To help newer coaches, here is a list of useful weightlifting terms and exactly what they mean.
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