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1. LEARN TO SNATCH - SPLIT SNATCH OVERVIEW

In order to lift heavier snatch weights early lifters developed a “split”receiving position similar to, but lower than, the jerk. This allowed for heavier weights to be lifted to a lesser height, yet result in success by catching the bar in a deep receiving position. The split style snatch (and clean) remained popular until the 1960s when the more efficient squat style snatch and/or clean became common. The split style ...