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 334,304 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Snatch Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner77 lb
Novice117 lb
Intermediate168 lb
Advanced227 lb
Elite293 lb

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

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1104372110156208
1204980120168221
1305587129178233
1406195138189245
15067102146199256
16072108154208267
17078115162217277
18083121169226287
19088127177234296
20093133184242305
21098139191250314
220102145197258323
230107150204265331
240112156210272339
250116161216279347
260120166222286354
270125171228292361
280129176233299369
290133181239305375
300137186244311382
310141190250317389

How many sets and reps of Snatch should I do?

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

2x1 9%
3x3 7%
5x3 6%
3x1 6%
4x3 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.