MOVEMENT TIP: The Power Snatch

June 2, 2023
MOVEMENT TIP: The Power Snatch

The Power Snatch, as demonstrated here by CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher, is simply a Snatch where you don't have to hit full depth on the Squat.

In weightlifting, this exercise is used to develop power in the pulls of the Snatch, but in Crossit, it has become a fully fledged movement on it's own and often features in workouts. Theoretically, you should be able to Snatch more weight than you can Power Snatch, but in CrossFit it is typical for athletes to be able to Power Snatch more, due to the fact it is less technical in nature.

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