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Snatch Deadlift To Power Position
AKA Snatch pull to power position

The snatch deadlift to power position is a variation that artificially moves into the power position and stops short of full extension. It can be used for remediation in lifters who have extraordinary trouble with this phase of the lift, but should be avoided otherwise to prevent lifters from trying into intentionally scoop.
Perform a snatch deadlift past the knees. Around lower thigh, begin opening the hips and allow the knees to remain slightly bent and move forward until the trunk is vertical, the weight balanced evenly over the whole foot, and the bar in contact with the hip.
Return to the floor from this position rather than standing the rest of the way.
This is a remedial exercise for lifters who are having extraordinary trouble getting their bodies to execute the scoop naturally in the snatch. It’s not recommended unless nothing else is working because we don’t want to encourage the lifter to artificially scoop in the snatch or snatch pulls.
The snatch deadlift should be done for 2-5 reps per set anywhere from 70%-90% of the lifter’s best snatch. In any case, the weight should not exceed what the lifter can do with proper positioning or it is failing to achieve the intended purpose. As a strength exercise, it should normally be placed toward the end of a workout but before squats, but it can be done with light to moderate weights prior to snatches or snatch pulls to encourage better movement in the latter.

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