There are three stages during the ascent of the kettlebell snatch: drive, pull and punch!
Stage 1: Drive. The hips drive the bell to chest.
Being proficient in the single arm swing & clean is helpful, and owning heavier swings helps you master the hip power needed.
Stage 2: Pull. The upper back drives the shoulder back and bell up.
This is faster than first stage, but less powerful.
High pulls are helpful to learn this
Stage 3: Punch. The arm and shoulder guide the bell to the top with a punch to finish. Arm & bell arrive at top at same time.
Push hard up and down from elbows. Shoulders down.
Should be comfortable with the weight overhead before snatching.
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