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#GetTechnical // Hinge into the Hang Position for Olympic Weightlifting

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When we are doing positional practice, reinforcing the basics will yield the greatest returns. In this instance with one of our Remote Athletes, we have a small correction needed in the hang position. In the hang, we must make sure that:

✅We hinge from the hip (bend over)
✅Shoulders are AHEAD of the barbell
✅Barbell is against the body

Common errors in the hang position usually result from:
🚫Squatting down into position (sitting, not bending)
🚫Shoulders being directly over or behind the barbell
🚫Barbell separating from the body


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