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Going Off Percentages?
Hey coach, First let em say this site is great and thank you for it. I am a former college football player who has been olympic lifting for a few years off and on. As you know most football players tend to be taught the wrong way to olympic lift. Re
Getting under the bar
Hi coach, Firstly, thank you for this website and what you do its such a good resource. I used to be a powerlitfer but have recently moved to olympic lifting. I seem to have real difficulty getting under the bar, especially on the rack on the clea
Thigh contact on clean
I have been focused on rising slowly, remaining patient, and staying over the bar to keep the bar close to my body on the initial pull off the ground before exploding into the 2nd pull. However, I have yet to consistently make slight contact with my
2 nd pull initiation
Coach, Would like to get some verification on the start of the 2nd pull. I've read where you have told people to "jump like hell" regarding the pull. My question is: "does the 2nd pull actually start with some slight hip extension to a more vertical
Training
I do crossfit 5 days a week, 3 on 1 off ans 2 on 1 off. I was thinking of adding Olympic lifting in the mornings M,W,F and keep my regular CF training. What are your thoughts on this? I don't want to over train but I think I can handle some extra wor
How I can improve my speed of my elbows under the bar
I star doing crossfit 5 months ago I never did Olympic weight lifthing before,I have I hard time to get speed with my elbows and I bent my arms when I pushing up sometimes ,I try ,but I keep doing it ,I wonder if you can help me with some trills th
Push Jerk
I loved everything I learned at the Oly Cert! I wish we would've learned this at our L1! I feel like I am starting over...so food for thought. The jerk is executed by generating speed and pulling under the bar. I see (and feel) that this should only
Wrist pain
Is there some special way to have your wrists when doing over head squats. I did a CF workout with a ton of them and my wrists were so sore after, but when I snatch or clean and jerk they feel fine. I'm trying not to use wraps or tape unless you thin
Junk yard dog
I am not familiar with the junk yard dog. How is it done? Thanks John
Shoulder joint + girdle flexibility
Been working on one of my athlete's flexibility now for a year. He still lacks even adequate flexibilty to properly execute an Overhead Squat let alone a squat Snatch. Tried different rotation direction stretches, pushing the barbell back when he has
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