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    Wannabebig New Member
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    I feel like i got robbed (good lift or bad lift)

    I just competed in a smaller meet this weekend, and I was running away with it, but i feel like i was cheated from my 2nd and 3rd deadlift. I dont see anything wrong with the lift to earn 3 reds. Maybe i am crazy but i would like a little feedback. thanks
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    Your knees lock and then unlock - reds. This is standard judging.

    Next time just ask the judges


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    Don't lean so far back. When you do that, your knees unlock. You only have to stand upright.
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    U smoked it but I agree with travis
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    Can't unlock knees and rest the bar on your quads. Red lights are the correct call. Ask the judges after you get even 1 red light next time and see what the red light was for, and definitely whenever you get 2 or more reds on a lift that you complete, so you don't make the same mistake on another attempt. Obviously the weight was no problem.
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    Thanks for the advise, they said something about the lock and unlock, and at the time i could not understand what they were talking
    about. I have deadlifted raw and this was the first equipped meet I have done, and I did not feel like I changed anything with my form. Which hasent been an issue till now. I guess it might have changed the way i pull enough to throw me off. Thanks again!

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