Jerk Exercises

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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...
Jump To Split

AKA Drop to split   The jump to split is an exercise to train the movement into the split position and strengthen the position for receiving jerks.       Execution   Pl...
Pause Jerk

AKA Jerk with pause   The pause jerk is a basic variation of any jerk in which the athlete holds in the bottom of the dip before completing the subsequent drive up.     Execution ...
Power Jerk

AKA Push jerk   The power jerk is a style of jerk infrequently used in competition, and a variation of the jerk commonly used in training by athletes who split jerk primarily.   &n...
Power Jerk Behind The Neck

AKA Behind the neck power jerk   The power jerk behind the neck is a simple variation of the power jerk that can serve a few purposes in training.     Execution   Secure the...
Power Jerk Recovery

The power jerk recovery is a version of the jerk recovery appropriate for lifters whose chosen jerk style is the power jerk or push jerk rather than the split jerk.     Execution &...
Press

AKA Military press, overhead press, shoulder press   The press is the most basic pressing and overhead strength exercise in Olympic weightlifting. It was formerly a contested lift and was dropp...
Press Behind The Neck

AKA Behind the neck press   The behind the neck press is a variation of the press that can be used in training to assist in the overhead position, mobility and upper back strength.   &nb...
Press Behind The Neck In Split

AKA Split press behind the neck, split position press behind the neck   The press behind the neck in split is a variation of the press in split performed from behind the neck.     ...
Press In Split

AKA Split press, split position press   The press in split is a variation of the press performed in the split position.     Execution   Secure the bar in the jerk rack posit...
Press To Jerk

AKA Press into jerk, slow jerk   The press to jerk is essentially a jerk with only the upper body to initially elevate the bar rather than using the legs.     Execution   Se...
Push Jerk

AKA Power jerk   The push jerk is a style of jerk infrequently used in competition, and a variation of the jerk commonly used in training by athletes who split jerk primarily.     ...
Push Jerk Behind The Neck In Split

AKA Split push jerk behind the neck, push press behind the neck in split, split push press behind the neck   The push jerk behind the neck in split is a variation of the push jerk in split perf...
Push Jerk In Split

AKA Split push jerk, push press in split, split push press   The push jerk in split is a variation of the push jerk performed in the split position.     Execution   Secure t...
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