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Clean and Jerk vs Power Snatch

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Overall comparison

The daily number of clean and jerk lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of power snatch lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Power Snatch Difference Percent
Daily count 93 13 ↑80 ↑615%
Total lifts entered 129,000 3,338 ↑125,662 ↑3765%

Male comparison

The average clean and jerk entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average power snatch.

The bodyweight of men entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering power snatch lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Power Snatch Difference Percent
Average lift 203.6 lb 169.4 lb ↑34.2 lb ↑20%
Elite lift 343.9 lb 315 lb ↑28.9 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 176.9 lb 178.6 lb ↓1.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 48,471 1,465 ↑47,006 ↑3209%

Female comparison

The average clean and jerk entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average power snatch.

The bodyweight of women entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering power snatch lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Power Snatch Difference Percent
Average lift 120.4 lb 91.3 lb ↑29.1 lb ↑32%
Elite lift 199.8 lb 156.3 lb ↑43.6 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 141.8 lb ↑1.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 19,517 574 ↑18,943 ↑3300%

More comparisons

Compare clean and jerk versus one of the following exercises:

Power Clean Clean Snatch Push Press Overhead Squat Push Jerk Clean and Press Thruster Power Snatch

See also

Power Snatch vs Clean and Jerk Clean and Jerk Standards Power Snatch Standards