Written by Nash Woods

The barbell snatch is arguably the most challenging movement seen in CrossFit, if not across all sport. It requires you to bring a barbell from the floor to overhead in one smooth motion without maiming yourself or others in the process.

The pull is the most important part of a snatch. You can think of it like the takeoff of a rocket. A good pull doesn’t necessarily guarantee that you make the lift, but with a bad pull, there