Snatch

Snatch Standards

Measured in lb

Snatch strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our community Snatch standards are based on 291,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Snatch Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 77 lb
Novice 117 lb
Intermediate 168 lb
Advanced 227 lb
Elite 293 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.00x
Advanced 1.25x
Elite 1.75x

How much should I be able to Snatch? (lb)

What is the average Snatch? The average Snatch weight for a male lifter is 168 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Snatch? Male beginners should aim to lift 77 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 43 72 110 156 208
120 49 80 120 168 221
130 55 87 129 178 233
140 61 95 138 189 245
150 67 102 146 199 256
160 72 108 154 208 267
170 78 115 162 217 277
180 83 121 169 226 287
190 88 127 177 234 296
200 93 133 184 242 305
210 98 139 191 250 314
220 102 145 197 258 323
230 107 150 204 265 331
240 112 156 210 272 339
250 116 161 216 279 347
260 120 166 222 286 354
270 125 171 228 292 361
280 129 176 233 299 369
290 133 181 239 305 375
300 137 186 244 311 382
310 141 190 250 317 389
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 65 99 143 194 250
20 75 114 163 222 286
25 77 117 168 227 293
30 77 117 168 227 293
35 77 117 168 227 293
40 77 117 168 227 293
45 73 111 159 216 278
50 68 104 149 203 261
55 63 96 138 187 241
60 58 88 126 171 220
65 52 79 114 154 199
70 47 71 102 139 179
75 42 64 91 124 160
80 37 57 82 111 143
85 34 51 73 99 128
90 30 46 66 90 115

How many sets and reps of Snatch should I do?

These are the most popular Snatch workouts done by male lifters:

2x1 8%
3x3 7%
5x3 6%
3x1 6%
4x3 5%

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Female Snatch Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 44 lb
Novice 67 lb
Intermediate 95 lb
Advanced 129 lb
Elite 165 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.30x
Novice 0.45x
Intermediate 0.65x
Advanced 0.90x
Elite 1.15x

How much should I be able to Snatch? (lb)

What is the average Snatch? The average Snatch weight for a female lifter is 95 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Snatch? Female beginners should aim to lift 44 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 32 51 75 104 136
100 35 54 79 109 142
110 37 58 83 114 147
120 40 61 87 118 152
130 42 64 91 122 157
140 45 66 94 126 161
150 47 69 97 130 166
160 49 72 100 133 169
170 51 74 103 137 173
180 53 76 106 140 177
190 55 78 108 143 180
200 56 81 111 146 183
210 58 83 113 148 186
220 60 85 115 151 189
230 61 87 118 154 192
240 63 88 120 156 195
250 64 90 122 158 198
260 66 92 124 161 200
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 38 57 81 109 141
20 43 65 93 125 161
25 44 67 95 129 165
30 44 67 95 129 165
35 44 67 95 129 165
40 44 67 95 129 165
45 42 63 90 122 157
50 39 59 85 114 147
55 36 55 78 106 136
60 33 50 71 97 124
65 30 45 65 87 112
70 27 41 58 78 101
75 24 36 52 70 90
80 22 32 46 63 81
85 19 29 42 56 72
90 17 26 37 51 65

How many sets and reps of Snatch should I do?

These are the most popular Snatch workouts done by female lifters:

2x1 10%
3x3 5%
5x3 5%
5x2 5%
3x1 5%

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What do the strength standards mean?

Beginner Stronger than 5% of lifters. A beginner lifter can perform the movement correctly and has practiced it for at least a month.
Novice Stronger than 20% of lifters. A novice lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least six months.
Intermediate Stronger than 50% of lifters. An intermediate lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least two years.
Advanced Stronger than 80% of lifters. An advanced lifter has progressed for over five years.
Elite Stronger than 95% of lifters. An elite lifter has dedicated over five years to become competitive at strength sports.