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Old 07-18-2012, 03:07 PM   #2
Greg Everett
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Coming from powerlifting, you're going to likely find that your somewhat posterior chain dominant - when squatting and pulling, you'll tend to lift the hips faster than the shoulders to move more of the load to the hips instead of the knees. In order to correct it, you need to balance your leg strength by emphasizing squats and pulls/deads with an upright posture.

Aside from the obvious like more front squats, nice upright back squats and forcing yourself to pull with the upright posture, you can do pause back squats, halting snatch and clean deadlifts to the knee making sure you end up with the proper back angle when you stop at knee level, and do your lighter snatches and cleans with a fairly slow pull to mid- to upper-thigh, forcing the proper posture, before exploding.
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