Master athletes who are hesitant about descending into the full snatch position are inhibited by a lack of confidence in their escapability skills.

This is one of those topics that rarely come up in discussions of weightlifting technique, but it can prove to be the cause of problems. One of them is that it may inhibit a lifter from making a best effort to complete a lifetime PR. I unknowingly developed my escapability when as a youngster my parents enrolled me in judo lessons.


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