No, we're not talking about oil; we're talking about your Olympic Lifts. Drilling the sequence over and over with PVC helps avoid the dreaded "paralysis by analysis" - trying to think through a super fast movement - when it comes time to lift a little weight. Because the athlete has done the movement hundreds of time, they can let go and trust that their body knows what to do. Nice job, Mari! … [Read more...] about Drill, Baby! Drill!
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCWA_7si_R0]Not only is this Heather's first time doing 'Isabel'; it's her first time doing a barbell Snatch off of the floor! And these are reps 19 and 20! How is it that she's able to look so good doing such a complex movement first time out of the box? Because we've been drilling the individual parts of the movement over and over. That way, when she gets under the bar she can look like she's been there before. Even better, she gets to significantly … [Read more...] about THIS is why we do so many drills.