Originally Posted by Greg Everett
You're basically trying to do a low-bar back squat with a bar overhead - as you're finding, this doesn't work.
Out of curiosity, why wouldn't this work? If you can low-bar squat more than high-bar, wouldn't it make sense to squat overhead in a low-bar type squat. So long as you can still get the bar over midfoot, I'm not seeing any obvious problems. (Although I'm sure there are some.)