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August 13, 2016 NPGL media day

Ground to overhead + shoulder to overhead complex

All divisions compete on the same barbell setup.

Barbell weights in pounds – 45, 60, 75, 90, 105, 120, 135, 150, 165, 180, 195, 210, 225, 240, 255, 270

NOTE – the first 8 barbells are female bars, the last 8 are male bars.

Race rules.

With only one Player on the ladder at any time
? Each Player is allotted only one lift­ attempt per barbell
? Player must elevate the barbell from the ground to the designated terminal position(s)
? Players may start at any barbell and may skip any barbell (there is no minimum)
? Player may attempt only progressively heavier barbells (i.e., move forward only).
? Previous Player must be in the Finish Zone before the next Player can leave the Start
Zone)
? Teams must alternate Players through the ladder by genders
? The female total will act as a tie breaker in the event teams ending up with the same weight totals

Example Video: 

Note: This is a different movement ladder but helps demonstrates the race format. Due to larger teams in the NPGL, the time cap is longer.

Movement standards.

Ground to overhead plus shoulder to overhead complex
? Player achieves a fully standing position, with barbell directly overhead via clean & jerk, or clean grip snatch. 
? The ground to overhead (GTO) is counted when the Player successfully achieves a fully standing position, with barbell directly overhead

  • hips open 
  • elbows and knees fully extended
  • barbell over the midline of the body
  • feet stationary, parallel and directly below the hips
  • heels on the ground

? Player must then lower the bar to make complete contact with the shoulders in the front rack, and re-elevate the bar to over head via any form of shoulder to overhead (STO) movement.  
? The complete repetition is counted when the Player successfully achieves a fully standing position, with barbell directly overhead for the second time

  • hips open
  • elbows and knees fully extended
  • barbell over the midline of the body
  • feet stationary, parallel and directly below the hips
  • heels on the ground
Want more information on GRID? Check out GRID U on NPGL.com