#GetTechnical // Proper Tempo in the Dip and Drive for Olympic Weightlifting

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The split jerk is arguably the most complicated of the three lifts although it moves the barbell shortest overall distance. In the same vein as our previous articles about the start position of the snatch and clean, the end of the lift hinges on the way we start it. In […]

#GetTechnical // Foot Placement in the Split Jerk for Olympic Weightlifting

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#GetTechnical with your foot placement in the split jerk! Here is a clip of a video review to one of our Remote Athletes! You may hear or see some coaching points regarding what the feet are doing and how they should be pointed, but we prefer a more straight approach to […]

#GetTechnical // Weight Distribution During the Split Jerk

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#GetTechnical with your weight distribution in the split landing! In this case with our remote lifter, he is landing very heavily on the lead foot putting most of his body weight (and center of gravity) forward. Some common cues for the split jerk are “step through” or “step out” with the lead […]