Video: Bob Takano - The Kneeling Snatch: A Beginner's Exercise

Bob Takano


Woodland Hills, California, United States

Olympic Weightlifting


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This exercise is for beginners who have a tendency to swing the weight while learning the snatch or have arms that are too weak to perform the movement correctly. The weight employed cannot be very heavy and it forces the athlete to perform the movement in a more or less correct pathway for the arms. This movement should be used to teach students the correct movement pattern.

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