Jerk Exercises

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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...
Push Press

AKA Power press   The push press is a very common accessory exercise in weightlifting to help the jerk.     Execution   Secure the bar in the jerk rack position with the fee...
Push Press Behind The Neck

The push press behind the neck is a variation of the push press that creates a more direct bar path and can help with mobility and upper back strength.     Execution   Secu...
Rebound Jerk

The rebound jerk is a variation of the jerk in which multiple reps are performed in series without resetting the initial tall position.     Execution   Perform a jerk. After securi...
Squat Jerk

The squat jerk is a rare style of jerk infrequently used in competition, and even more rarely used in training by athletes who don’t use it in competition.     Execution   Se...
Step To Split

AKA Split lunge   The step to split is an exercise to strengthen the position for receiving jerks.       Execution   Place the barbell behind the neck as you would for ...
Tall Jerk

AKA Jerk punch under, jerk push under   The tall jerk is a partial jerk exercise that trains the movement of the body down under the bar in the jerk.     Execution There are fou...
Walk To Split

AKA Walking split lunge   The walk to split is an exercise to strengthen the position for receiving jerks.       Execution   Place the barbell behind the neck as you wo...
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