Learn To Clean - Step 1 - Clean Pull (High Blocks)

LEARN TO CLEAN - STEP 1 - CLEAN PULL (HIGH BLOCKS). Learn the Clean and Jerk lift from U.S. Olympic & Team USA coach, Harvey Newton. Teaching the clean is most easily accomplished in a top-down method. The first, and easiest, place to start is with a clean pull (not full lift) from the so-called power position. This is at the end of the transition phase, but before the explosive second pull. This simple movement allows lifters to gain power with a balanced, vertical posture. Get into a starting position with the feet about shoulder width apart. Bend the ankles and knees, ...
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