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LTAD - a critique
Demands of the game
Profile of players
Functional screening
Resistance training
Speed and agility training
Integrated game conditioning

Planning the gym-based programme

The power clean

Figure 11. The power clean from the floor.

The power clean may be completed from a number of starting positions depending on the competence of the player. For example, some players may be proficient at starting from the floor while others may require a mid-thigh starting position. Also others may be better at completing the power clean from a raised bloc or raised bar position. The S&C coach will be best placed to determine the start position.