LEARN TO JERK - STEP 2 - PUSH PRESS

LEARN TO JERK - STEP 2 - PUSH PRESS. Learn the Clean and Jerk lift from U.S. Olympic & Team USA coach, Harvey Newton. The push press is the second lesson in the sequence used to teach the jerk. Here the lifter bends the knees once and uses the legs to drive the weights upward. The lifter starts and finishes the push press just like the press; that is by taking a barbell from a squat rack and stepping backward. As in the press, the bar rests on the shoulders and clavicles, with the arms relaxed. Inhale and hold a ...
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