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Old 05-02-2013, 12:33 PM   #2
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Don't yank the bar off the floor - break it smoothly. This doesn't mean it has to be slow, it just means you shouldn't have slack in the system before it separates.

Pull is pretty good. More of a concern is your receiving position. Your feet sweep back and are too wide. You need to land in a solid squat position with your feet under the bar. Keep you head and eyes forward instead of down and push the bar straight up over the back of your neck.

Work on flexibility in the overhead squat and an overhead position in which you're pushing straight up on the bar rather than trying to pull it back.
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