Snatch How To

Why do it?

The Snatch is a complex Olympic movement that requires flexibility, coordination and strength.

Form Check

Arms fully extended Continuous first pull Motionless at end


  1. Begin with the barbell on the floor
  2. Grip the barbell as wide as possible with an overhand grip
  1. Drive with the hips lifting the bar like a Deadlift
  2. Shrug the shoulders and extend the toes so that the bar reaches the highest point
  1. Pull yourself under the bar and drop into an Overhead Squat position
  1. Drive from the bottom of the squat and stand up straight

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