From the Archives: The Olympic-Style Press

by Bill Starr | July 06, 2019

"In the early sixties, Tony Garcy, America’s premier 165-pounder devised a new and different way to press. It required more than raw strength. It required a high degree of timing, coordination, balance, and quickness...the Olympic-style press is really a quick lift. You are, in effect, hurling the bar upward off your shoulders in one smooth, coordinated movement."

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