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    Power clean form question

    Is there a rule of thumb where the barbell has to be at your knee caps first before you do the shrug + jump?

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    Generally the jump should be when the bar gets mid thigh height/your lap before the jump. You shurg at full calf extension to pull yourself under the bar. Dont be weary to let it turn into a squat clean either.
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    just a little above the knee cap?

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    Keep the knees back and stay over the bar. Use back extension to raise the bar to mid-thigh, using the lats to keep the bar tucked back behind the shoulders. At mid-thigh, jump like hell and pull under.

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    what is mid thigh?

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    Much applies to the clean from these.
    Sarvamangalam!

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