March 18th, 2019|

Featured image credit: Klemens Photography by Harvey Newton There’s nothing particularly unusual about the act of squatting. Around the globe squatting may be part of [...]

The Warm-up Room

February 27th, 2019|

The Warm-up Room: Through the Eyes of an Athlete - TJ Greenstone Meet Day The day is finally here! If it’s your first meet, there will be [...]

Learn to Clean & Jerk

February 12th, 2019|

Featured image credit: Klemens Photography By Harvey Newton Weightlifting’s second competitive lift, the clean & jerk, is known as the “King of Lifts.” This is [...]

Teach ’em to Miss!

February 6th, 2019|

 By Harvey Newton   The bar was loaded for a PR snatch attempt. All eyes focused on the lifter as he chalked up. The weights flew [...]

The ABCs of Weightlifting Equipment

December 7th, 2018|

An online search for weightlifting equipment is a popular one. Details might relate to Olympic-style weightlifting, or to the more generic activity, weight lifting. This [...]

Jump Back Snatch: Why?

November 6th, 2018|

To illustrate for this blog, Rachael Bommicino demonstrates the jump-back effect in the snatch during a recent SportsEdTV filming of weightlifting technique. The yellow line [...]