Sorry wouldn't let me start a thrad in article dicussion thred.
here's the thing, been strength coaching for 20yrs, and other than power clean I've never felt comfortable teaching Oly lifts, as I've never been taught them properly my self. Over the years I've only been asked a handful of times, and I direct guys to an Oly club an hour away. These have mainly been guys wanting to become/get into Oly lifting. More recently I've been getting guys just wanting to include one or two Oly lifts in they're fitness programs, for general fitness. These guys aren't really a good fit to send to proffesional Oly club.
I myself have been including the power, and hang clean, as well as the high pull in my own routine the last 5mths, and have learned loads. No longer just an upright row with a 3" dip at the top. I think the muscle snatch is somthing I can start doing as well as coaching to average joes. I'd like to be able to dicuss, and really break down into cues.
Funny enough when I turn guys down, and send them to the Oly club, I get aproached by 20yr trainers with weekend certs telling me they'll teach the client the lifts if I'm not comfortable Lukily I own the gym, and have banned any non qualified trainers from this. One of these days I'll get down to the Oly club myself, and spend some time learning, but as a PLer I'm not really interested, just would like a solid understanding to coach, so as to not mess any body up. Hope this gets somthing started. Thanks