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Old 12-17-2009, 09:22 AM   #1
Joseph DelVecchio
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Clean variations

I've seen three different types of cleans referred to in different WOD's:

- Clean
- Power Clean
- Squat Clean

I understand a power clean does not include a squat in the movement, and I was under the impression a regular clean did, until I saw the term "squat clean" in a WOD. What's the difference between a clean and a squat clean?
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Old 12-17-2009, 09:25 AM   #2
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Re: Clean variations

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What's the difference between a clean and a squat clean?
There is none. Calling it a squat clean just emphasizes that the squat is required.

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Old 12-17-2009, 09:27 AM   #3
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Re: Clean variations

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I've seen three different types of cleans referred to in different WOD's:

- Clean
- Power Clean
- Squat Clean

I understand a power clean does not include a squat in the movement, and I was under the impression a regular clean did, until I saw the term "squat clean" in a WOD. What's the difference between a clean and a squat clean?
Nothing...I think the term Squat Clean has come about because a majority of athletes don't like to get under the bar...so when they see "Clean" they think to themselves "Oh that means I get to catch it wherever I want/can" And falsely assume that since they CAN Power Cln 135#, they always should. So some coaches have had to spell it out and created "squat clean" and now we have redundant terms...but that's just my opinion.
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Old 12-17-2009, 09:28 AM   #4
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Re: Clean variations

Katherine is always so quick on the draw.
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