I tried to do some snatches with it and I can honestly say these belts were not designed for Olympic Lifts (Snatches, Cleans, ect.) However, it is a beast for Power Lifting (Squats, Deadlifts, ect.) I PR'd my Deadlift to break in the belt at 420 lbs. This belt and the lifting wrist straps combo is a killer. I also have to comment how **** awesome this company is. I ordered this belt for my birthday and my wife made me wait until my birthday to open it. The sizing stuff they have written down is weird and I needed a size Large (I weigh 220 lbs, and about 36" around the waist where the belt sits). The customer service within a week made sure I had my new belt in time for Fridays lift. I love their products, and service and I will for sure continue my business here.