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Clean, How To, Olympic Weightlifting – Glenn Pendlay, Jon North, Donny Shankle, and Caleb Ward

The California Strength Team demonstrates the first of 3 parts in learning the clean for Olympic Weightlifting. Jon North and Rob Blackwell demonstrate while Glenn Pendlay narrates and David Spitz films.

The intro is Donny Shankle hitting a lifetime personal record of 210 kg in the clean and jerk.

In the intro we see Caleb Ward hit a 195 kg clean and jerk during practice at California Strength in San Ramon, California.

The California Strength Team demonstrates the second of a three part series for learning the clean technique of Olympic Weightlifting. Jon North and Robert Blackwell demonstrate while Glenn Pendlay narrates and David Spitz films.

The Team at California Strength demonstrates the third and final part of learning how to clean in Olympic Weightlifting. Jon North and Robert Blackwell demonstrate while Glenn Pendlay narrates and David Spitz films.

The intro is Spencer Moorman hitting a 195 kg clean and jerk at California Strength in San Ramon, California during practice.


Lifting Practice Highlights at California Strength

Team Cal Strength is back at it after a brief hiatus. Spencer Moorman, Rob Blackwell, and visiting lifter Erin Garcia hit the weights under head coach David Spitz. In this practice, each lifter was challenged to do 5 snatch lifts and 5 clean and jerk lifts at 90% of his or her max.


Olympic Weightlifting Snatch Highlights from California Strength

Today’s video is a collection of lifts from the past month or so at California Strength in San Ramon. Tom Srokus puts up a PR snatch of 142 kilograms. Jon North lifts 156 kilograms off the low blocks. Also, don’t miss Kevin Cornell, Spencer Moorman, Rob Blackwell, Lindsay Taylor, and Donny Shankle.


Rob Blackwell, Tom Sroka PR Snatch from low blocks; Erika Bucheli

Donny Shankle, Jon North, and Spencer Moorman battle it out on the high blocks while Rob Blackwell and Tom Sroka both hit PRs on the low blocks. Newcomer Erika Bucheli hits a PR snatch of 62 kilograms. Lindsay Taylor shows off her new squat jerk and her secret to teaching her daughter the Olympic lifts. Spencer discusses his lifetime chalk intake.