Jerk Exercises

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Concentric Jerk

AKA Concentric split jerk, bottom-up jerk, block jerk   The concentric jerk is a jerk variation that begins with the bar resting on blocks and removes the dip portion of the lift.   &nbs...
Concentric Jerk Behind The Neck

AKA Concentric split jerk behind the neck, bottom-up jerk behind the neck, block jerk behind the neck   The concentric jerk behind the neck is a jerk variation that begins with the bar resting ...
Concentric Power Jerk

AKA Concentric power jerk, bottom-up power jerk, block power jerk   The concentric jerk is a jerk variation that begins with the bar resting on blocks and removes the dip portion of the lift an...
Concentric Power Jerk Behind The Neck

AKA Bottom-up power jerk behind the neck, block power jerk behind the neck   The concentric power jerk behind the neck is a jerk variation that begins with the bar resting on blocks and removes...
Drop To Split

AKA Split drop   The drop to split is an exercise to train the movement into the split position and strengthen the position for receiving jerks.       Execution   Place...
Front Squat Jerk

The front squat jerk is a hybrid exercise that combines the front squat and jerk into a single movement. Note that this is not the same thing as a front squat + jerk, which is a complex of two distinc...
Front Squat Push Press

AKA Thruster   The front squat push press is a hybrid exercise that combines the front squat and push press into a single movement. Note that this is not the same thing as a front squat + push ...
Jerk (Split Jerk)

AKA Split jerk   The jerk is the second part of the second of the two lifts (the snatch and the clean & jerk) contested in the sport of weightlifting (AKA Olympic weightlifting). The athl...
Jerk Balance

The jerk balance is a teaching drill, a remediation exercise, and a training exercise for the split jerk.     Execution   Secure the bar in the jerk rack position and step into the...
Jerk Behind The Neck (Split Jerk Behind The Neck)

AKA Split Jerk behind the Neck, jerk bnk, BTN jerk, behind the neck jerk, neck jerk   The jerk behind the neck is a basic variation of the split jerk that places the bar behind the neck rathe...
Jerk Behind The Neck From Split

AKA Behind the neck jerk from split, split jerk behind the neck from split, jerk behind the neck in split, split jerk behind the neck in split   The jerk behind the neck from split is simply a ...
Jerk Dip

The jerk dip is a partial jerk exercise to strengthen the dip position—in particular the ability to arrest the downward movement of the weight in order to drive back up.     Executi...
Jerk Dip Squat

The jerk dip squat is a partial jerk exercise to strengthen the dip position and movement.       Execution   Place the bar in the jerk rack position with your feet in the same...
Jerk Drive

AKA Half jerk   The jerk drive is a partial jerk movement to strengthen the dip and drive portion of the jerk.     Execution   Place the bar in the jerk rack position with y...
Jerk From Split

AKA Split jerk from split, jerk in split, split jerk in split   The jerk from split is simply a split jerk that begins with the feet in the split position rather than the standard drive positio...
Jerk Rack Support

The jerk rack support is a simple static exercise to strengthen the jerk rack position and trunk for the jerk.     Execution   Set up a bar in a power rack 2-3 inches below the hei...
Jerk Recovery

The jerk recovery is a version of the jerk support that begins in the split position.     Execution   Set up a barbell in a power rack at a height 2-3 inches below where it would b...
Jerk Spring

The jerk spring is a partial jerk exercise to improve the elasticity in the transition of the dip to the drive of the jerk.     Execution   Place the bar in the jerk rack position ...
Jerk Support

The jerk support is a simple overhead strength exercise for the jerk.     Execution   Set up a barbell in a power rack at a height 2-3 inches below where it would be if ove...
Jerk Support In Split

Jerk Support in Split   The jerk support in split is a variation of the jerk support for overhead strength in the jerk.     Execution   Set up a barbell in a power rack at a...
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