Sotts press is a great exercise for building stability in the bottom position of the snatch and for building mobility. If your upper back muscles are weak or immobile their instability will be highlighted using this exercise. In order to perform this lift the athlete will perform a press from the bottom position of a squat. Sotts Press can be performed from either in front of the next and behind the neck. You can also use both clean and snatch grips. This exercise can be loaded fairly heavy as long as it is being done safely. It can also be used to warm up or as a cool down.