Hang cleans can be done with similar loading schemes as normal cleans, however usually adjusted slightly as the loads that can be maximal are 90-100% of one’s best clean … Hang Clean Technique. 1) Start Position Start your Olympic lifts from the hang position as opposed to the ground. Hang clean begins from the “second pull” (from the mid thigh to extension), make sure you establish this position before beginning your clean pull; Points of Performance for a Hang Squat Clean.