History

A.P. Tauscher Highlight – Strength Magazine – July, 1915

Mr. Tauscher is, I believe, the only man in America today who can Snatch with one hand a bell heavier than himself. When making a Snatch, the lifter puts a bar-bell on the ground in front of him, bends over, grasps it with one hand, and tosses it in one motion to full arm’s length above the head. The bell does not stop as it reaches the shoulder, because that would be a foul. The upward motion must be continuous, and to make a perfect Snatch requires a maximum of combined strength and speed.

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