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The Jerk is the most missed lift in Weighlifting, great Jerk Technique must be combined with strength and power to be successful. In this series, Max Aita will help you drive the bar high and straight while finding a deep and stable split position.

Max begins our Jerk Pillar series with a tutorial on the proper start position.

Jerk Pillar #1 | The Start Position | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Finding the right balance in your foot during the Dip phase of The Jerk is critical to keeping the proper body angle and being able to drive the bar overhead for a successful lift.

Jerk Pillar #2 | The Dip | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Drive the bar high and straight with these tips from Max Aita.

Jerk Pillar #3 | The Drive | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Find a stable and consistent split position to receive your Jerk.

Jerk Pillar #4 | The Split | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Max Aita concludes of Pillars of Jerk Technique series with Part 5.

Jerk Pillar #5 | The Catch & Recovery | JTSstrength.com - YouTube
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The Clean is a great developer of power in the legs and back, while developing intermuscular coordination for sport. For the Weightlifter, it is important to pull, catch and stand with the bar with confidence to setup a successful subsequent jerk attempt.

A good clean begins with a good start position, Max Aita shows you how to find the right start position for you.

Clean Pillar #1 | The Start Position | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Pulling the bar from the floor, keeping it close and setting your self up for a great explosion phase is the focus of our next Clean Pillar with Max Aita and Alyssa Ritchey.

Clean Pillar #2 | The Initial Pull | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

The explosion from the hips is critical to impart height to the bar while keeping it close to your body for a successful lift.

Clean Pillar #3 | The Explosion | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Turning the bar over with quick elbows and tension throughout the body is critical to a successful clean.

Clean Pillar #4 | The Turnover | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Catching the bar in the right place in your front rack is key to a made lift and the ability to stand the bar up confidently to prepare you for a big jerk.

Clean Pillar #5 | The Catch | JTSstrength.com - YouTube
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Find a stable and consistent split position to receive your Jerk.

Jerk Pillar #4 | The Split | JTSstrength.com - YouTube
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Highly respected weightlifting coach, Sean Waxman, joins us to discuss his perspective on developing weightlifting technique, the role of strength ratios and more.

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The JuggLife | Sean Waxman - YouTube
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Drive the bar high and straight with these tips from Max Aita.

Jerk Pillar #3 | The Drive | JTSstrength.com - YouTube
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Chad and Max visit D-Town CrossFit in Dallas, TX for a Snatch Clinic and JuggLife LIVE.

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Finding the right balance in your foot during the Dip phase of The Jerk is critical to keeping the proper body angle and being able to drive the bar overhead for a successful lift.

Jerk Pillar #2 | The Dip | JTSstrength.com - YouTube

Check out our other series, including:

Clean: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1rSl6Pd49In1B_hB0j7HJTlNzqcUInHz

Snatch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1rSl6Pd49Im08oi7PAMTAxUlipc_K1DH

Squat: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1rSl6Pd49Iml8C8ApbN2f-lj-3kayP7y

Bench: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1rSl6Pd49IkbaOWEcBTS8Q3GS4uBhXNS

Deadlift: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1rSl6Pd49ImNB5jwt6TcYcDJowJD0AQy

Sumo Deadlift: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1rSl6Pd49Ikzb4AYHQizy9Pho6n6udkn

The post Pillars of Jerk Technique | The Dip appeared first on Juggernaut Training Systems.

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Catching the bar in the right place in your front rack is key to a made lift and the ability to stand the bar up confidently to prepare you for a big jerk.

Clean Pillar #5 | The Catch | JTSstrength.com - YouTube
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