Hierarchy for Learning the Snatch and Clean & Jerk
When it comes to the snatch and clean & jerk, there are approximately infinity details you can consider. As a new lifter, or even a new coach, it’s overwhelming and intimidating, and it’s easy to make the mistake of getting ahead of y... Continue reading
Programming’s Effect on Technique
It’s easy to compartmentalize training for strength and technique as two unrelated elements of the snatch and clean & jerk and to approach coaching and program design accordingly. It does make sense in many ways, but I want to point out a few things you may not have considered to help impr... Continue reading
Million-Dollar Bodies & Five-Cent Heads: Mental Strength in Weightlifting
There’s nothing more frustrating than a weightlifter with a million-dollar body and a five-cent head.
You know the ones I’m talking about, right? These are the athletes who have mountains of physical ability, but they’re me... Continue reading