The coat was a little too full in the upper side seam as well. Be careful fitting here! It is easy to overdo this. The fabric has little natural give to it. Have your subject come to the Poise and Recover. If he can do it without spraying pins all over the room, it is a good fit. The goal is to have the back lie as smooth as you can, bearing in mind that the ease of movement in the shoulders come mostly from behind the arm and shoulder.