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Old 08-10-2011, 11:29 AM   #10
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Over the years I've had periods of difficulty with all 5 of the major lifts.
Some were due to maturity or lack there of, aka ego
Some were due to listening to gym gurus. This caused a lot of confusion about technique.
Some were due to the growth phases and getting taller.

In the case of the Snatch I was taught "jump up - jump down" which I followed into my late 30's. This greatly limited what I eventually could pull.
A few years ago I started adapting my sandbag clean technique to my Oly lifts. Then I saw Coach Don McCauley's "catapult" technique. That helped me refine my technique.
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