Video: Sean Waxman – Olympic Weightlifting Common Error #2: Improper Start Position

Last week's video demonstrated proper torso placement for the Olympic lifts. This week we discuss the optimal start position for control and power.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Wednesday we will be featuring a new Olympic weightlifting video from Sean Waxman of Waxman's Gym. Brush up on your technique and learn some coaching tips from a world-class coach.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Wednesday we will be featuring a new Olympic weightlifting video from Sean Waxman of Waxman's Gym. Brush up on your technique and learn some coaching tips from a world-class coach.

These videos will demonstrate some of the most common weightlifting errors and teach you exercises you can do to correct them. Today's lesson demonstrates the best start position for your lifts, and also shows you some common mistakes that can affect your success.