Originally Posted by Beth Martino
I think that would be permitted, as long as it touches the ground between each rep. These are the standards:
I actually would not expect hang cleans to be acceptable. When you stop in the hang position, you change the exercise. I've never seen a competition organized by HQ where a hang clean would be acceptable with standards written that way.
If someone wants to email HQ and ask, that's cool. But I don't expect that we will allow hang cleans as valid reps at my gym based on the written standards.