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Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide For Athletes & Coaches

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Olympic Weightlifting is a comprehensive guide to learning and instructing the Olympic and related lifts. Includes sections on teaching progressions, lift analyses, error correction, programming, competition, supplemental exercises, warm-up protocols, nutrition, and sample training programs.
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published December 31st 2008 by Catalyst Athletics
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Yevgeniy Brikman
This book contains a ton of information, including just about everything you need to learn the olympic lifts. However, while it's all there, the organization and writing style make it difficult to parse through and find exactly what you need. I guess I'm comparing this book to the gold standard - Rippetoe & Kilgore's "Starting Strength" - but I found it hard to separate the "need to know" from the other stuff. Starting Strength seemed to lay out information in a simple, straight forward fash...more
Panashe M.
The title says it all, and it's certainly no exaggeration, this is an exhaustive and comprehensive guide to all things weightlifting. Greg breaks the Olympic lifts down into easy to understand progressions, and he is sure to detail every aspect of technical performance. Already, I've managed to improve my own technique by following some of his recommendations. Concise yet thorough, written in an engaging (and at times slightly humorous manner), this is an outstanding resource for athletes, and e...more
Highly detailed, perfectly organized and well-written guidebook to the Olympic lifts

This book is for the athlete or coach who is looking for a definitive starting point to their study of the Olympic lifts. I turned to this book when Internet research and videos just didn't provide me with enough detail to develop a true understanding of performing and coaching the lifts.

The best part of this book is the progressive nature in which the material is presented. This is helpful in learning to perform...more
Wow. Too much information, I think. Great stuff, and I'm sure that it would be fantastic for a strength coach who was in the position of teaching the Olympic Lifts, but I became boggled after a while. Might revisit this one if I decide to really pursue the Olympic Lifts at a later date, however.
Great book on the fundamentals of the oly lift.
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