Sumo Deadlift High Pull

How to Properly Perform a Sumo Deadlift High Pull

  • Slightly wider than shoulder-width stance
  • Hands inside legs with a full grip on the bar
  • Knees in-line with toes
  • Shoulders slightly in front of the bar at set-up
  • Lumbar curve maintained
  • Hips and shoulders rise at the same rate
  • Hips then extend
  • Heels down until hips and legs extend
  • Shoulders then shrug, followed by a pull of the arms
  • Elbows move high and outside
  • Bar moves over the middle of the foot
  • Complete at full hip and knee extension with the bar pulled under the chin