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Beebs
04-11-2004, 06:07 PM
This question has kinda been bothering me for a while...Is depth judged during an olympic lift? If somebody did a powerclean instead of a full clean, would it be red-lighted? I understand that more weight is possible while doing a full clean, but I'm just curious.

WillKuenzel
04-11-2004, 09:03 PM
This (http://www.iwf.net/sport/con_rul/technical_rules.html) list the rules out pretty well. Depth isn't a factor just as long as your butt doesn't touch the platform you're fine even if you don't bend the knees.

Beebs
04-11-2004, 09:23 PM
Thanks man, that was bugging me for the longest time.

chris mason
04-14-2004, 11:26 AM
Yeah, actually, Olympic lifters used to use the split style as opposed to the squat style they use now.

Beebs
04-14-2004, 10:22 PM
I tried that once, felt incredibly weird, most likely because I have never done it.