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Old 02-07-2009, 09:12 PM   #2
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Emily -

Start at the mid-thigh position - jump. That's it. Quit thinking about it so much. The DKB will happen correctly and naturally if you get yourself into that solid mid-thigh position before you fire off that final hip extension.

Once your sn/cln from the mid-thigh is good, start at the knee, and gradually move to the floor. You can work 3-position snatches/cleans also -take one from mid-thigh, another immediately from the knee, and then the last from the floor.

Also, you can work halting deadlifts -DL to that same mid-thigh position and hold it for a few seconds before returning. Ingrain that position and continue returning to it when you get confused.
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