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Old 05-13-2013, 01:16 AM   #1
Cath Pringle
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Question Receiving the Bar on the Back of the Neck

Hi, I wondered if I could get thoughts on this. The Catalyst Athletics athletes make it look smooth, easy and seem to be able to complete the movement with speed! For the amateur it is one of those movements that can easily be filled with error and injury. Are there any specific skills, training cues, rules of thumb for this movement? I am seeing athletes partially push pressing the bar overhead, doing some sort of half moon just above their head to then bring the bar down onto their back. Is it simply a case of not doing more than you know you are capable of? Should you always be bringing the bar down onto the back of neck from full locked out position? Any suggestions/opinions would be appreciated. Thank you.
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