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Publisher Description

Since shortly after its original release in 2008, Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches has been the most popular book on the sport of weightlifting in the world and has become the standard text for learning and teaching the snatch and clean & jerk.

This all new third edition has been expanded over 150 pages with revised and improved chapters, new chapters, improved organization, more tables and diagrams, and over 600 photographs and illustrations. 

The book presents a complete progression for athletes and coaches starting with foundational elements such as breath control and trunk stabilization, squatting, balance and weight distribution, warming-up, individual variation; working to complete learning and teaching progressions for the snatch, clean and jerk; covering training program design extensively, including assessment for recruiting and new lifters, and 16 sample training programs; technical error correction, supplemental exercises, nutrition, bodyweight manipulation, and mobility; and a thorough section on competition to prepare both lifters and coaches. 

“Simply the best book available on Olympic weightlifting.” -Don Weideman, Vice President, Pacific Weightlifting Association

“Without a doubt the best book on the market today about Olympic-style weightlifting.” -Mike Burgener, USA Weightlifting senior international coach

“Outstanding, Accurate, and Concise! A must read for athletes and coaches involved in the movements.” -Daniel Camargo, USA Weightlifting International Coach

“Everett's Olympic Weightlifting text is one of the best instructional books for the sport to be published in years. This is a must have for every weightlifting/strength and conditioning coach's library shelf.” Bob Takano, Member USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame

“Everett's book is one of the most accessible and comprehensive weightlifting sources available for the coach and athlete today. I highly recommend this book for every serious strength coach or weightlifting practitioner.” -John Thrush, Head Coach Calpians Weightlifting

Table of Contents


Understanding the Lifts

Learning & Teaching the Lifts

Individual Variation

Facility & Equipment

Warming Up

Breathing & Trunk Rigidity

The Squat

Foot Positions & Transition

The Hook Grip

The Double Knee Bend

Starting Position Principles

The Snatch

Introduction to the Snatch

The Receiving Position

Learning the Snatch

Pulling from the Floor

Understanding the Snatch

The Clean

Introduction to the Clean

The Receiving Position

Learning the Clean

Pulling from the Floor

Understanding the Clean

The Jerk

Introduction to the Jerk

The Receiving Position

Learning the Jerk

Understanding the Jerk

The Clean & Jerk

Error Correction

Introduction to Error Correction

Universal Errors

Snatch Errors

Clean Errors

Jerk Errors

Program Design & Training

Introduction to Program Design


Training Variables

Jump Training

Assistance Work

The Bulgarian Method

Specific Populations

The Program Design Process

Restoration & Recovery

Training Practices

Sample Training Programs

Supplemental Exercises

Introduction to Supplemental Exercises

Snatch Exercises

Clean Exercises

Jerk Exercises

General Exercises

Nutrition & Bodyweight

Introduction to Nutrition



Mobility & Flexibility

Introduction to Mobility


Self-Myofascial Release


Health & Well-Being
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