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Old 10-05-2007, 01:07 PM   #2
Lincoln Brigham
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Re: Snatch vs. clean & Jerk?

They are similar. The snatch is less forgiving of bad habits. The clean & jerk allows more weight.

People who can do the snatch well rarely have much problem with the clean & jerk. The reverse is not always true; there are many folks who can clean big weights but can't snatch worth beans.
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