MOVEMENT TIP: The Hang Snatch

Sam Murphy
March 1, 2022
MOVEMENT TIP: The Hang Snatch

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="" video_title="" css=".vc_custom_1513560341820{border-top-width: 1px !important;border-right-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;border-left-width: 1px !important;border-left-color: #dddddd !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #dddddd !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #dddddd !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}"][us_separator][vc_column_text]While the Snatch is executed from the ground, the Hang Snatch, demonstrated here by CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart, is a variation of the movement which is started from a ‘hanging’ position i.e. above ground level in any of the following start points:High-Hang: Upper thighMid-hang: Mid-thighHang: Top of knee capsKnee: Bar at knee capsLow: Bar just below kneesIf nothing is specified, the hang snatch is typically done from just above the knee.The hang snatch is often used in the initial months of working on the snatch to ensure proper positioning and balance and by more experienced athletes as a training exercise to produce more explosive force in the hip extension.[/vc_column_text][us_separator][vc_column_text]

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