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MOVEMENT TIP: The Burgener Warm Up

The Snatch and the Clean and Jerk are the two movements contested in the sport of weightlifting (also known as Olympic weightlifting or even Oly by CrossFitters). A while back we looked at the Clean and Jerk and all the associated variations and over the next few weeks, we are going to look at the...
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MOVEMENT TIP: The Power Snatch

The Power Snatch, as demonstrated here by CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher, is simply a Snatch where you don’t have to hit full depth on the Squat. In weightlifting, this exercise is used to develop power in the pulls of the Snatch, but in Crossit, it has become a fully fledged movement on it’s...
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MOVEMENT TIP: The Hang Power Snatch

This week CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates the Hang Power Snatch for us. By this stage you may be getting a little confused as the length of the movement name grows longer and longer! But if you break it down, it’s a fairly simple combination of the last 3 variations of the Snatch...
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MOVEMENT TIP: The Dumbbell Snatch

Much like the barbell Snatch, the Dumbell Snatch, as demonstrated here by CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart, requires driving the hips through to move the Dumbell upwards. As you can see, James then drops under the weight as fast as possible, while punching up as he lands in a Squat. The Dumbell Snatch is...
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MOVEMENT TIP: The Snatch Balance

CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart demonstrates the Snatch Balance, which is a great exercise for developing speed, timing and precision dropping under the bar and strength in the catch position for the snatch. As with the Overhead Squat, it needs a strong mobility throughout the body and most people would perform this exercise at...
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MOVEMENT TIP: The Dumbbell Hang Snatch

CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart demonstrates the Dumbbell Hang Snatch, just like the Dumbell Snatch we looked at last week, except that the movement starts with the Dumbells in the ‘hang’ position i.e. off the ground.. Everything else pretty much remains the same. Points Of Performance Stand on feet with hip-width apart Grip the...
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MOVEMENT TIP: The Muscle Snatch

CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart demonstrates the Snatch Balance, which is a great exercise for developing speed, timing and precision dropping under the bar and strength in the catch position for the snatch. As with the Overhead Squat, it needs a strong mobility throughout the body and most people would perform this exercise at...
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MOVEMENT TIP: The Dumbbell Power Snatch

The Dumbell Power Snatch is also very similar to the Dumbell Snatch – the only difference is that instead of dropping into the Dumbell Overhead Squat position, the athlete only needs to drop part way to catch the dumbells. CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates this movement for us. Points Of Performance Stand on...
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