Videos for the jerk variations and jerk assistance. Recommended for 8-Week Olympic Weightlifting Level 1.
The power jerk is a powerful alternative to the split jerk. The power jerk is also used in training by many who split jerk to increase leg drive and lock out.
This jerk variation will produce strength and shoulder stability to prepare athlete's for heavier loads. The inability of the split will force the athlete to drive harder with the legs and arms, keeping the torso rigid.
A compete progression of proper footwork in the jerk variations.
The barbell split jerk combines upper body strength and lower body unilateral stability to create a powerful overhead push.