Learn To Jerk - Step 4 - Footwork Drill

LEARN TO JERK - STEP 4:- FOOTWORK DRILL.Learn the Clean and Jerk lift from U.S. Olympic & Team USA coach, Harvey Newton. No weights should be used when beginners practice the necessary footwork for the split and recovery portions of the jerk. It is not important which foot the lifter moves in which direction, so experiment with either. It is vital that the front foot move about 1.5 times the length of the shoe. Initially, this should be accomplished by marking with tape or chalk on the platform. Such a step moves the forward foot out enough that the lower ...
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