Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Snatch Pull From Blocks Above the Knee

Sean Waxman


Lawndale, California, United States

Olympic Weightlifting, Strength Training, Strength and Conditioning

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The snatch pull, or extension, from blocks above the knee is an exercise used to reinforce the mechanics of the second pull. It also is used to help improve the explosion, or final acceleration of the bar.

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