Snatch

Snatch Standards

Measured in kg

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 (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner35 kg
Novice53 kg
Intermediate76 kg
Advanced103 kg
Elite133 kg

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

What is the average Snatch? The average Snatch weight for a male lifter is 76 kg (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 35 kg (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
502033507194
5523375577101
6026405982107
6529446487113
7031476892118
7534517297124
80375476101129
85395779105133
90426083109138
95446386113142
100476690117147
105496993121151
110517196124155
115537499128158
1205676102131162
1255879105134166
1306081108137169
1356284110140173
1406486113143176

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.