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No Vertical Shins in the Start
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | December 28 2017 | Comments

Too many people make the mistake of trying to keep their shins vertical in the starting position of the snatch and clean. Often this is a product of mistakenly attempting to position the bar over the middle of the foot or even farther back. Unless your feet ar... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Snatch Crashing from Floor but Not Blocks or Hang
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 27 2017 | Comments

Louie Asks: As of late, I've been having issues with soft elbows in the catch when I snatch. It's almost as if the weight is crashing down on me causing me to bend my elbow... Continue reading
Complexes Part 2: Snatch & Clean Pull Focus
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 25 2017 | Comments (2)

Now that I’ve laid out the basics behind the use of complexes for weightlifting, I want to get into more specifics. One of the important points with complexes is that they should have at least one specific purpose. We can use complexes in a very general ... Continue reading
Get Up & Move
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | December 21 2017 | Comments

Some of us don't feel like Gumby naturally, even if we actually have pretty good mobility. Often I see lifters feel stiff and uncomfortable in their workouts until they're nearly finished, at which point they observe they finally feel "warm".... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Improving Elbow Stability & Eliminating Pain
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 20 2017 | Comments

Jarrod Asks: I am the head coach/programmer at a South Eastern suburb “box” and have a couple of athletes that need some help and they are looking to me for assistance ... Continue reading
How to Pick the Right Warm-up Weights
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | December 18 2017 | Comments (6)

Let’s talk about how to pick the proper warmup weights when you’re working up to your heavy stuff in the snatch and clean & jerk.   Rookies often screw this up if they don’t have anybody teaching them how to do it. We’re talk... Continue reading
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff if You Can't Even Do the Big Stuff
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | December 14 2017 | Comments

Weightlifting technique can really be as complicated or simple as you want to make it. You could easily spend the rest of your life researching, experimenting, practicing, and driv... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Bouncing out of the Split Jerk
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 13 2017 | Comments

Steph Asks: I have a split jerk of 102.5kg at 64kg body weight and overhead strength has always been a strength, recently someone pointed out that I rush out the catch on my split jerk and suggested I stick the landing for 2-3 seconds. I gave it a go and regar... Continue reading
What To Do After A Loss
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 11 2017 | Comments

Plenty of people will tell you they don’t care that much about winning, but there isn’t a single honest person on earth who will tell you he/she likes losing. The problem with losing is that you can’t undo it. You can’t go back and fix ... Continue reading
Breaking the Bar from the Floor
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | December 7 2017 | Comments

The separation of the barbell from the floor in the snatch and clean should be relatively smooth—that is, it should not be jerked abruptly from its static position on the floor. This kind of separation creates two potential problems: first, it significan... Continue reading
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