Fixing the First Pull: 3 Tips for a Better Snatch


“Want to improve your snatch? It all starts with the first pull. Over the past month or so, USA Weightlifting Olympic Lifter and CrossFitter Spencer Arnold has covered a series of essential points — primarily connected to the first pull — on how to improve your snatch and make it more efficient.

Spencer’s first piece of advice? When lifting the bar off the ground, keep it covered. While all of his advice sounds simple enough, you know they don’t call it “Olympic” weightlifting for nothing — every small improvement in technique makes a difference.” Continued…