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Old 01-18-2016, 08:16 AM   #1
Nicholas Wheeler
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Athlete is basically doing a front-lever (toes-to-bar), how to correct?

YouTube Video (SFW)

Guy that works out with me (first one in the video) has a crazy toes-to-bar and nothing I say to him fixes it. I've told him to straighten his legs, but he's determined to do damn near a front lever then tap the bar. Sometimes he even smashes his shins into the bar because he's so parallel with the ground.
Thoughts? Coaching tips? Cues?

In the linked video are 7 of his reps near the start of the Open 14.4 workout, and then 5 of my reps completely cold, just walked into the gym to add a clip.

He's a shorter athlete with a powerlifting background, if that makes any difference.
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