Olympic Lifting

The following videos are from Mike Burgener, Regional Olympic Training Coach and founder of Mike's Gym, a USA Weightlifting Regional Training Center.

These videos are meant to serve the athlete and coach as a supplement to the training routines established in the St. Ignatius Wildcat Strength and Conditioning Program.

They are not to be considered a substitute for group or individual instruction as part of a team or group workout, nor should the exercised be attempted by untrained athletes.

All athletes training in the videos are being supervised by certified trainers.


Go to CrossFit.com; scroll down to Olympic Lifts to find these and more:

Timing...why we do Olympic Lifts

Bar Complex (snatch progression)

Power Clean Basics

Snatch Basics

Importance of Jumping in Oly lifts

Overhead Squat (snatch squat technique)

Overhead Squat (snatch squat scientific explanation)