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Entries in snatch (3)

Tuesday
Mar032015

The Position Statement: The RDL Position

This article is our second installment in our Position Statement series, which teaches our progression for the snatch, the clean, and the jerk. In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know about performing the snatch and the clean from the RDL position.

This article covers what the RDL position is, three set-up variations, specific benefits, programming tips, and more!

Read time: 12-15 min

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Tuesday
Feb242015

3 Steps to Improve Your Snatch Receiving Position

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This article shows you a proven combination of exercises to help you snatch and overhead squat more weight. Each exercise includes easy-to-follow instructions and a video demonstration, plus set/rep recommendations. And we'll teach you the best times to include each exercise during your workout and training plan.

Read time: 6 min

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Tuesday
Jun112013

The Position Statement: The Power Position

A lot of people approach the Olympic lifts with the wrong mindset.They either rush into them, thinking they can perfect them in just a few days, or they are completely intimidated by them and avoid them altogether.

This article details the "power position", which is an important variation of the snatch and the clean to begin teaching these lifts. You will also see how this variation can be used in the training of already-proficient athletes, plus things to take into account when programming these lifts.

Read time: 25-30 min

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