Looking at it in more depth, we can see the Russians dictated that up to 75% of training sessions should include at least one, and preferably two exercises that are classic lifts or derivatives (power snatch, power clean, power jerk, jerk off racks, etc.) They further show that the remainder of the session should be given over to. 21 Dec If a snatch starts from an incorrect position, it is doomed to be ineffective. To snatch effectively a lifter must start the snatch from the right position. There is a checklist of rules that successful weightlifters follow in the setup for the snatch. Below are images illustrating the application of these rules. Each setup is. CLASSIC COACHING TECHNIQUES: Coaching Optimal Technique in the Snatch and Clean and Jerk — Part I. Takano Bob C.S.C.S.. Strength & Conditioning Journal: February - Volume 15 - Issue 1 - ppg Article: PDF Only.