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Old 09-13-2008, 02:19 PM   #7
Greg Everett
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Jacob -

At the knees is too early - you do want to wait to mid-thigh. The key is an upright posture, however - you see people trying to take off right above the knee because they're leaning too far over and they have to extend the hips to maintain balance. The best I've seen is Stefan Botev - see if you can find some video of him snatching (or get the IronMind DVD Challenge in China.)
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