A good start position for any movement is critical to making that movement effective and efficient. Look at weightlifting itself. You start in a poor position, 99% of the time you will end up in a poor finishing position.
And like I always say, there's no time to correct a bad start. So start good and finish good!
If you would like more on the start position for the Snatch, here are some interesting reads:
- Start Position In Olympic Weightlifting by Marc Chasnov.
- Feet and the Start Position by V. Kanyevsky.
- The Olympic Lift Start Position by Greg Everett.
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