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Hi Coach!
I looked through the injuries section but didn't see this one - how have you had athletes with shoulder dislocation injuries train back into the Oly lifts? I hurt mine ~3 months ago and am feeling "pretty good", but snatches are tough still. Currently I am at 155 BWT and power sn is 125, full snatch is only 75. Cleans are Ok and I'm almost back to BWT cleans. (I lost some flexibility during the layoff, which I think is a big hinderence).

Steve Seckinger | 2006-05-16

steve, i would begin with clean grip snatches....they should not hurt at all....power snatch in the beginning....widen the grip a tad each week....start doing ohs with a narrow grip than normal and work wider as well....keep the weight really light...and add a tad at a you can handle. also 1 arm kb or db snatches with ohs will do a ton for stabilization....maybe even some sotts presses in the bottom as i get stronger. let me know how it goes...and i will help all i can. coach b
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Steve Seckinger
coach-something must be working right! i worked up to a BWT c&j today at 155 lbs for 2 reps, then one at 160. first time ever! shoulder felt a little weak on the drive up, but got it ok. maybe it was just the energy of being in vista last week!
Coach Burgener
congrats steve...keep up the good work!
Steve Seckinger
oops- it happened again today. worked c&j up to 155 again yesterday, then snatches today. shoulder got re-injured on a 105lb attempt. I guess it wasn't as healed up as I thought.