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 pull is an exercise used to strengthen the pulling muscles, or reinforce pulling mechanics. This movement is performed exactly as if you are going to snatch, up until the point of extension. When you reach full extension, the exercise is completed.