EP. 47

Greg Everett Founder of Catalyst Athletes

Greg Everett is the owner of Catalyst Athletics, coach of the USA Weightlifting National Champion Team Catalyst Athletics, author of the books Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches and Olympic Weightlifting for Sports, director/writer/producer/editor/everything of the documentary American Weightlifting, co-host of the Weightlifting Life Podcast, and publisher of The Performance Menu journal. He is an Olympic Trials coach, coach of over 30 senior national level or higher lifters, including national medallists, national champion and national record holder; as an athlete, he is a fifth-place finisher at the USAW National Championships, masters national champion, masters American Open champion, and masters American record holder in the clean & jerk.

Show Notes:

Websites and Social Media Links:

Website – catalystathletics.com

Facebook – Catalyst Athletics

Twitter – @CAthletics

Instagram – catalystathletics

YouTube – Catalyst Athletics

Books Mentioned:

Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches (3rd Edition)

Podcast Mentioned:

Weightlifting Life Podcast

Documentaries Mentioned:

The God Cells: A Fetal Stem Cell Journey

Burzynski, the Movie

Burzynski: Cancer is Serious Business, Part II

America Weightlifting

People and Resources mentioned:

Mike Burgener

Chad Wesley Smith

Ilya Ilyin

Dmitry Klokov

Eric Cressey

Ursula Garza

Eric Merola

0:00 – 19:10 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Greg to introduce himself, and the guys also get into a discussion about coaching burnout

19:11 – 25:19 Robbie asks Greg to outline his global technical models for teaching the Olympic lifts

25:20 – 33:33 — Greg outlines in detail his technical model for the snatch, the clean, and the jerk

33:33 – 34:55 – Robbie asks Greg what he recommends individuals do with their grip when receiving the Snatch

34:56 -36:02 – The audio skips out – cut this out if you can.

36:03 – 42:09 – Robbie asks Greg what the most common mistakes are when executing the Olympic lifts

42:10 – 49:22 – Robbie asks Greg what are some of the most common myths that he hears about weightlifting?

49:23 – 59:43 – Robbie asks Greg about his shoulder injury rehabilitation and return to play

59:44 – 1:04:44 – Robbie asks Greg about rehabilitation with his athletes

1:04:45 – 1:06:49 – Robbie asks Greg has his own experience with injury and rehabilitation increased his understanding for any of his athletes with any injury?

1:06:50 – 1:16:21 – Robbie asks Greg about his program design for weightlifting

1:16:22 – 1:22:00 – Robbie asks Greg about exercise order

1:22:01 – 1:27:40 – Robbie asks Greg to outline his technical model for the clean and jerk again

1:27:41 – 1:30:54 – Robbie asks Greg how does his decide which jerk to use with a lifter?

1:30:55 – 1:35:33 – Robbie asks Greg about wrist position in the receiving position of the snatch

1:35:34 – 1:37:44 – Robbie wraps up the show!