Advanced Understanding of Olympic-Style Weightlifting for Sport

by Antonio Squillante, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D
NSCA Coach September 2018
Vol 5, Issue 2

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Some of the major misconceptions concerning Olympic-style weightlifting for sport are addressed in this article, providing evidence-based recommendations to better implement the snatch, clean and jerk, and their derivatives in the training of high school and collegiate athletes.

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