Snatch Quiz (Updated)

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Snatch Quiz (Updated)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In your own words describe why we teach the 3 part pausing snatch from the ground up
  • 2. 
    The snatch is taught after teaching the clean
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What are performd to develop and assess specific flexibility and positions for the snatch lift?
    • A. 

      The burgener warm up

    • B. 

      The jump drills

    • C. 

      Position stretches

    • D. 

      The general barbell warm up

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of the down and up jump?
    • A. 

      To teach the vertical propulsion of the lift

    • B. 

      To teach the horizontal propulsion of the lift

    • C. 

      To teach how to jump under the bar

    • D. 

      To teach how to 'jump and shrug'

  • 5. 
    The knees rebend on the muscle snatch portion of the burgener warm up?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The snatch is the fastest moevement in all of Olympic sports?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    After lifting the bar past the knees the lifter does what with the bar?
    • A. 

      Violently jumps it overhead

    • B. 

      Brings it into their hips to make contact in order to maximize hip power

    • C. 

      Heaves it as hard as possible overhead

    • D. 

      Jumps and shrugs to develop the most vertical power

  • 8. 
    Everyone can and should do the snatch lift?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Burgener warm ups first 3 exercises: Down and up, Down and up with high elbows, and muscle snatch are intended to what?
    • A. 

      Warm up the wrists, elbows, shoulders

    • B. 

      Teach the arms what to do after they received all that power from the hips

    • C. 

      Increase the ability of the arms to exert power on the bar

    • D. 

      Learn to engage the posture hold position with the barbell for the snatch

  • 10. 
    The pull postion is most synonymous with?
    • A. 

      Jumping

    • B. 

      Squatting

    • C. 

      Pulling

    • D. 

      Front squatting

  • 11. 
    The land position is most synonymous with?
    • A. 

      Jumping

    • B. 

      Squatting

    • C. 

      Pulling

    • D. 

      Lunging

  • 12. 
    This is the correct sequence of teachign someone to perform the full snatch: 1) Squat Snatch  2) Power TO Squat Snatch 3) Power Snatch
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The 2 biggest reasons we teach the 3 part pausing snatch from the floor up is?
    • A. 

      To develop stored kinetic energy from the tendons in each position and to increase tendon strength

    • B. 

      To prevent 'ripping' the bar off the floor with arms and back and to learn to get the bar into the hips for maximum power

    • C. 

      To increase time under tension and muscle memory

  • 14. 
    The 3 points in the top down 3 part snatch are?
    • A. 

      1) Thigh 2) Above the knee 3) Below the knee

    • B. 

      1) High hang 2) Knee caps 3) Mid floor/shin

    • C. 

      1) high power position 2) Knee caps 3) Below the knee

    • D. 

      1) Scoop position 2) Above the knee 3) Mid floor/shin