The objective of the Barbell Snatch is to lift it from the ground to overhead in one swift movement. How that happens is through a series of fast muscle patterns. A lifter will drive the bar upward as high as they can and then pull themselves quickly underneath the bar to land in a squat position with the barbell overhead. The art of dropping under the bar quickly decreases the height the bar needs to reach; meaning the faster a lifter can drop the more weight they can lift since it does not need to go as high. Virtually every muscle in your body fires to drive the bar up and overhead. This highly skilled movement is one of the most astounding moves to watch and arguably one of the most frustrating to learn due to the complexity.
TRX Suspension Training Exercises
Senior Coaches Max Rand and Paul Roberts demonstrate the correct technique on 23 different suspension training movements.
Suspension Training has been around for almost 300 years (more if you include the Olympic Rings.) At Sand & Steel, we utilize the TRX brand suspension trainer, the Jungle Gym trainer, the Muscle Up trainer, the CrossCore 180, and the power pulley.