April 4, 2003 - by
Hang Clean – High Pull

Hang Clean – High Pull

  • Starting Position
    – feet shoulder width, toes slightly pointed outward
    – arms straight, just outside legs, knees slightly bent
    – chest is tall, back is flat
    – the bar rests on upper thigh

  • Pulling Motion
    – lower bar to the top of knee caps, keeping chest up and back flat
    – knees slightly bent, shoulders over bar (“cover the bar”)
    – thrust hips upward and forward explosively to a full extension
    – momentum of the bar carries it to lower chest, keep elbows high
    – the bar staying close to the thighs during the whole movement
    – arm stay straight during whole movement

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