Monday, July 1, 2013

Coach Mike Burgener teaches the snatch Olympic lift

Coach Burgener teaches the snatch - a great video from one of the greats in Olympic lifting!

I've never had the pleasure of meeting or being coached by Coach Burgener, but I have, nevertheless learned a great deal from him over the course of my weightlifting experience. If you are doing CrossFit or any other metabolic conditioning program that involves Olympic Lifting, I strongly urge you to watch as much Coach Burgener as you can get your hands (eyes?) on.






NOTE: He talked about the Burgerner Warm-Up a few times over the course of this CrossFit instructional video. I thought I would post that as well:



Here's an older version of the Bergener Warm-Up where he's coaching/demonstrating with his daughter as the athlete: