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01-09-2011, 01:11 PM
Here's my problem, I've been doing the lifts for several years now. I'm tall and have long arms and evidently a shortish torso. Even going collar to collar, the bar sits below the crease of my hips. (Ekeiko Training Bar) Is this a case where there simply isn't much I can do or might anyone have any suggestions how best to deal with this? Glenn - anyone?
01-09-2011, 02:00 PM
Copy Mikhail Koklyaev, he is collar to collar and brushes at the top of his thighs. you just gotta work with it.
By the way, Zakharevich and Vardanian didn't go collar to collar and they brushed their snatch at the top of their thighs as well.
01-09-2011, 05:52 PM
Thanks Brian - pretty much what I have been doing.
01-09-2011, 08:01 PM
You may just be getting too bent over during the first pull. Here is a vid of Pisarenko. He is about 6' 2".
Basically you would need a video to see if it is really your height/arm length or if there is a problem with the pull.
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