Learn to Jerk - Step 3 - Power Jerk

LEARN TO JERK - STEP 3 - POWER JERK. Learn the Clean and Jerk lift from U.S. Olympic & Team USA coach, Harvey Newton. The third stage of learning how to jerk involves practicing the power jerk. Here the lifter bends the knees twice, once to drive the weights overhead and once to lower under the bar to catch the weights with no pressing action. The power jerk, like the power snatch and power clean, simply means the lifter descends into a partial squat receiving position. This lift reinforces the dip and drive sequence necessary for the jerk, along with ...
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