Three different trainees perform power cleans during the July 2014 Starting Strength Seminar in Mississauga, ON. The power cleans come off the ground in a straight line - the hallmark of the Starting Strength Method for pulls from the floor. The trainees keep their arms straight until after they touch the mid-thigh and explosively extend their knees and hips in the jump. Once the bar reaches shoulder height, the trainees receive the bar on their deltoids with their elbows high. These power cleans represent good examples of how the power clean should look when done as described in the book Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training written by Mark Rippetoe.
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