EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Wednesday we will be featuring a new Olympic weightlifting video from Sean Waxman of Waxman's Gym. Brush up on your technique and learn some coaching tips from a world-class coach.


The snatch deadlift from blocks above the knee is used to create neuromuscular facilitation for subsequent snatch training, as well as helping to strengthen the torso. The effect depends on where in the training order the drill is used.