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Old 09-10-2008, 10:22 AM   #2
Greg Everett
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First, solid soundtrack.

Start position - Hard to tell from that angle but it looks like you're rolling the bar back into contact with your shins. Try moving it forward a bit to over the base of your toes. From there, drop your hips and lift your chest until your arms are about vertical. And look straight ahead.

When the bar leaves the ground, you need to really shift back onto your heels and bring the bar back with you. You stay leaning forward way too far over the bar the entire time, which is why you're being pulled forward (notice you have to jump forward to receive the bar. You also push the knees back a bit too much and leave your shoulders behind - that exacerbates the forward weight problem and puts you in a bad position to get the bar up.

I can't see because of the angle, but it looks like you're keeping a fairly tight grip on the bar as you rack it, and that's slowing down the turnover of your elbows. As your arms come around and that bar meets your shoulders, let your hands open up and the bar come to rest on your shoulders completely, and force the elbows up high.

Overall not bad.
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