Many of you really, really struggle with overhead squat and the squat snatch. We have been slowly transitioning many of you to the split snatch. There is NOTHING wrong with doing the split snatch instead of the "regular" squat snatch. in fact, the split snatch is the original receiving position of the snatch. You can find many, many strong men and women who lift lots of weight in the split snatch.
Today we are strengthening our snatch receiving position. If you are a splitter, you will do the split squat as demonstrated in the video.
Even though your mobility might be the limiter for your overhead and squat positions, don't let that be an excuse to not work on the issues in your tissues. Being able to overhead squat is a reasonable and normal movement. Continue to work on your overhead mobility. Good luck!
Reps for load of:
Overhead squat or split squat
We are working balance, core strength, shoulder mobility and stability, leg strength and positioning for the squat snatch or split snatch.
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