great work going on in here, liking the sumo’s. I switched to sumo this past year after messing up my back on conventional. It’s a tough one to learn but it’s a lot of fun too once you get past the initial awkwardness of the movement.
In regards to your bench press, I knwo you’ve said it’s your worst lift and the form feels awkward for you. I can see you have long arms. Did you notice in that video you posted, when your bar path was all sorts of wonky on those last 2 reps, when the bar finally did move up was probably in the strongest position for you.
I could see some people saying that your elbows wouldnt be tucked in, but they look like they are at 45 degrees when the bar finally moves up in that position. I personally think if there wasn’t all this wonky bar movement and stuff, you would have gotten 5. Also, while some people are really good with that slight diagonal bar path, it’s not as pronounced as yours.
And while some people will say the only force from the bar is vertically, your muscles are still holding that puppy up when you’re moving it horizontally, making them more tired and perhaps a longer/more arduous repetition.
if the above looks like it makes zero sense, basicslly im saying that I think you should really try and hammer home the spot on the chest where you hit the bar (I think you need to go higher, closer to the nipples), and potentially tuck your elbows slightly less. Mike Tuscherer’s bench is a thing of beauty (not the strongest in the world, but the dude is so technical).
Yeah peace, hope I didn’t step on your toes, you’re killing this progress, last time I checked was months ago and I think your squat has progressed a RIDICULOUS amount since then dude, killing it man.