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Old 11-29-2013, 06:44 PM   #1
Michael Korczowski
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Default Snatch high pull variation

In these and other videos Lu Xiaojun does "high pulls" near (and above) his max snatch weight wherein he pulls under the bar at the finish:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7xUX1O1SAY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuEy5H3RRro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lny5dF4z228

I'm not sure if I've seen it anywhere else.

Does anyone care to share their thoughts on the relative uses & benefits of standard snatch pulls & snatch high pulls versus this variation?

Does this heavy high pull(-under) have a place in the program of a beginner/intermediate lifter?

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Old 12-02-2013, 02:25 PM   #2
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I think the variation has its uses sometimes with some athletes, but not with beginner or intermediate lifters. Unless a lifter has very well-developed and consistent snatch and clean technique, this high-pull variation has too much potential to cause lifters to start cutting their pulls short, leaning the chest improperly during the pull under, etc.
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