The Olympics provides a great way to see the best lifters using the best technique. The competition lifts, particularly the clean and jerk, put together all the pieces that we work on in class.
Want to see a few? (Note: this links probably won’t work forever.)
- Here’s the weightlifting schedule, via NBC Sports: http://www.nbcolympics.com/live-stream-schedule/weightlifting
- Here’s the overall weightlifting page, with links to streams, videos and stories: http://www.nbcolympics.com/search/results?search_term=weightlifting
- Woman sets an American record in the snatch (NBC video). She takes sixth in the overall competition.