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Old 05-31-2008, 02:32 PM   #2
Greg Everett
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You're off to a good start. Some basic tips to get you going -

1. Keep working on hip and ankle flexibility to improve your bottom snatch and clean positions.

2. Don't retract your shoulderblades until the end of the 2nd pull - just hold them neutral.

3. When you lift from the hang (above knee - mid-thigh), you want max speed right away - there should be no slow section in there.

4. Keep your weight farther back on your feet - don't let yourself jump forward.

5. When you pull under the bar, force your elbows up and to the sides - right now you're swinging the bar forward.

6. In your clean and snatch, force your knees forward to bring your hips in under your shoulders more (this is a flexibility thing - it will take a while).
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