Who here can power snatch their own bodyweight?

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  1. timberwolf

    timberwolf New Member

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    Not me.:sadwavey:

    At least not to full lockout.
     
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    forum95 Come see bout us OT Supporter

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    Never power snatched before in my life. Even if I did though, I doubt I could do 225lbs.
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    What constitutes a "power snatch"?
     
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    DTR rex New Member

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    A power-snatch. From ground to full lockout of extended arms.

    Youtube it for a more specific demonstration.
     
  6. Mike McDermott

    Mike McDermott It's evolution, baby. OT Supporter

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    yup.

    just barely.
     
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    i doubt it. i cant drop weight in my gym so i probably will never attempt it for the time being
     
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    And you don't squat to even parallel when catching.... probably 3/4 squat at best.
     
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    lol 265 pounds on that , hell no

    maybe 165 :bowrofl:
     
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    I don't drop it either at my gym when I do any oly lift.
    I have to ask C4, you don't drop the weight when you do multiple reps, do you?
     
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    Maybe with a few months practice? :dunno:

    If I were to try it right away... not a chance.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    and yes the weight is dropped between each rep, but we try to 'lower' it in a controlled manner, dont want to ruin the weights/platforms unneccessarily

    edit - however when you are doing bodyweight+ O lifts, it starts to become extremely taxing/possibly dangerous to try to lower the weights.. well, maybe bodyweight+15kg or so you could hurt yourself trying to catch then lower
     
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    erok81 All your canyons are belong to me!!

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    Out for sure.
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    jag6984 New Member

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    Out. But that's the goal. 190 should be achievable, but I only started doing them like 4 months ago. I'm at a measly 115 right now.
     
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    235....fuck no...
     
  19. Jeg1983

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    negative on that
     
  20. Perkwunos

    Perkwunos Dog Bones OT Supporter

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    maybee 185-200, not BW
     
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    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    I'm trying it tomorrow I'll let you know, 230lbs...2 plates and a 2 1/2 :noes:
     
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    yeah, i hit 90kg at 74kg last week

    and i cant drop the weights at my gym, you get used to lowering it after a while, even when it gets heavy
     
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    Power Snatch is officially my girlfriend's new nickname for the next couple of weeks :bowdown:
     
  24. Lobo2me

    Lobo2me Would you hit?

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    If timber can't do it, I definitely can't :sad2:
     
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  25. Lobo2me

    Lobo2me Would you hit?

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVB_rQFSsEg

    :eek3:
     
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