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Old 06-07-2013, 01:58 PM   #6
Greg Everett
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On the clean, the main issue is that hesitation in the middle of the pull. You're pushing your knees too far back so you end up in a bad position when you need to start the second pull. As the bar passes the knees, keep the chest up rather than allowing yourself to lean over the bar so much - in other words, keep standing up rather than leaning over. Get the bar to mid thigh with slightly more bend in the knees, vertical shins, and shoulders just slightly in front of the bar. That alone will probably help with the hitching, but you can also be focused on continuously pushing against the ground with the legs, and then increasing that push at mid-thigh when you start exploding at the hips.
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