There are many variations of the Olympic lifts. The qualifiers “hang” and “power” describe the starting and receiving positions of the bar, respectively. The hang power snatch emphasizes the second and third pulls of the snatch, from the hang position with the bar at the hip to the finish of the lift with the bar overhead. The timing, powerful hip extension, and coordination remain similar to the power snatch. However, the technical demands of arriving at the correct position are reduced compared to pulling the bar from the floor.
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