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Hierarchy for Learning the Snatch and Clean & Jerk
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | June 5 2019 | Comments (1)

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 intim... Continue reading
Programming’s Effect on Technique
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 29 2019 | Comments (3)

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 ... Continue reading
Million-Dollar Bodies & Five-Cent Heads: Mental Strength in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 22 2019 | Comments (1)

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... Continue reading
Daily Minimums: Focus on the Baseline Over the Peaks
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 8 2019 | Comments (1)

For obvious reasons, we’re all focused in weightlifting on our all-time best lifts; the sport is contested on exactly that. But in training, that’s only one useful metr... Continue reading
The Press-out Rule: Weightlifting’s Latest Drama Generator
Matt Foreman | Editorial | April 29 2019 | Comments (1)

The press-out rule has been around forever in weightlifting. It’s one of the fundamental technical rules of the sport, and probably the most prominent one. If you’re a ... Continue reading
Fix the Hips Shooting Up in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 24 2019 | Comments (1)

We want to maintain a fairly constant back angle through the first pull, although we’ll nearly always see a slight change. It’s important to understand what actually co... Continue reading
Thoracic Mobility for Olympic Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Mobility & Training Preparation | April 18 2019 | Comments

Most of you have discovered that a solid overhead position for the snatch and jerk requires good thoracic spine mobility to create a platform for shoulder mobility and stability. We also need some T-spine mobility to create an optimal back arch when pulling sn... Continue reading
Self-Reliance vs. Team Mentality in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 3 2019 | Comments (1)

This article is mainly going to be about getting you to look inside yourself. So I want to start by asking you a question.   Could you go it alone in this sport, if you had ... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Extending the Knees Too Much Too Soon in the Pull and More
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | March 27 2019 | Comments

Matt Asks: It’s midnight and I can’t fall asleep because of the endless loop of mental snatch reps in my head. And it all crystallizes into this damning question, ... Continue reading
A Practical & Effective Daily Journal Routine
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 20 2019 | Comments (3)

The morning for me has always been a special time that offers a sense of inspiration, renewal and optimism. Even if I’m exhausted, it’s always my most productive time o... Continue reading
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