Uppercut, Don’t Jab Your Snatch for a Strong Finish Position
Video by Jared Enderton
Do you find yourself chasing the barbell forward on your snatch? Or maybe you feel that based on your strength and explosive power in other movements that you should be snatching more weight than you are?
Most people who have done any amount of Olympic lifting know that there are numerous things that could go wrong in a snatch. There are many points of technique and timing to focus on and even more cues to fix them. Here’s another way to think about the finish – or triple extension – of your snatch.