The kettlebell dead snatch is an excellent exercise for building explosiveness and is even more dynamic than the pendulum kettlebell snatch.

Unlike a pendulum snatch where the kettlebell travels in an arc, the kettlebell dead snatch travels vertically in almost a straight line.

Because of the amount of power generated, this is one of those exercises where you’ll need a heavier weight, heavier than you might normally use when performing a traditional kettlebell snatch.