Old 08-01-2014, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by sidewinder22 View Post
Will is able to squat much deeper and his rear foot rolls further thus "dropping the knee" to push/drive forward from the foot. I don't think dropping the knee is intentional, it's just a byproduct of his squat and long stride.

I definitely intentionally bend my knees. It requires a lot less active effort to shift weight when my knee is bent and braces like that(and being on your toes). Feldberg's pendulum pump keeps his front shoulder down and body weight with the disc, otherwise the straight knee would lead to a lot of spin outs and nose up stalls.

I've experimented extensively with both styles. Plenty of good things to learn from each way, but both styles have the same main goal -- Get things moving forward!
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