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    Default A Comparison of Two Start Positions v3 | Mark Rippetoe

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    A comparison of a lifter with Olympic lifting coaching experience doing a power clean with a low hips start and a high hips start as taught during the Starting Strength Seminar.


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    Does an analysis exist between the high hips position and a much lower hips position (thighs parallel to the floor)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Squat1 View Post
    Does an analysis exist between the high hips position and a much lower hips position (thighs parallel to the floor)?

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    The high hips angle catches the bar a little higher and with a more vertical back angle (less collapsed).
    I presume the fatigue of the lifter is minimal to moderate when performing the higher hips rep.
    I presume this method of cleaning carries over well to the full clean albeit coaches may disagree somehow.

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    Of what relevance is fatigue to a movement that takes about 1.5 seconds to perform?

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    Fatigue is of minimal relevance as the power clean weight is relatively light.

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    Right. The weight, not the time. Got it. Thanks.

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    I like the fact that you update this every year or so but are you ever going to do it with people who are half-decent at Power Cleaning? And Thrall probably shouldn't count, as he doesn't jive with your programs any more... (actually he probably shouldn't count for anything anymore...)

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    We never video people at the seminar who have no experience with the low-hips start position or no competitive experience with the two lifts. Had you been to a seminar, you would know this. And why does the fact that someone doesn't do our program disqualify them, since this is a simple mechanical observation and not a programming question?

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    What experience does the Lifter in vid 3 have? It might say in the video...or you could just answer the question?

    I like the fact that in vid 3 you get an answer you don't like and just *completely* ignore it.

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