Video: Sean Waxman – Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Clean Pull to the Knee

The clean pull to the knee helps improve strength and mechanics for the first pull.

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The clean pull to the knee helps improve strength and mechanics for the first pull. Perform this exercise exactly as you would a clean, but stop when the bar reaches the knee.