Some Jerk Boxes / Blocks bookmarks for later reference Jerk Block Building Tutorial by Greg Everett 48″ x 24″ boxes, ~ $300 jerkboxconstruction.blogspot.com 40″ x 24″ boxes, ~ $160 Jerk Box Construction by Les Simonton 40″ x 20″ boxes, detailed construction plans Greg Everett in modifying the Jerk Box Tutorial to built Pulling Blocks If you just […]
Pure intensity. Why not approach every lift like the lift of your life? Dmitry Klokov 227kg Clean and Jerk Sequence by Rob Macklem. (click to enlarge)
I am enjoying the Chinese Weightlifting System series by Kirk from lifthard.com. In Part 2 he went into “The Technique of the Chinese Weightlifters” and touches the debate of triple extension vs. catapult technique. Part 3 is about the Various Phases of Athlete Preparation. He explains how the Chinese train their young athletes. By estimation, lifters will peak to world level […]
While we are talking about Chinese Weightlifting Methods…. Here is Lu Xiaojun (77kg weight class) setting world records in the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships. 174kg Snatch (WR)+ 204 kg Clean and Jerk (w/ Power Jerk)= for a total of 378 kg (WR) Fantastic lifts.
Kirk from lifthard.com who trained under Chinese Weightlifting Coach Wu answers questions about the Chinese Olympic weightlifting training methods. Update: See below. The basic outline Yes, we do max as much as possible, and training is generally, “train so hard you can’t walk” and yes, there’s no such thing as short cuts. Yes, the premise of overtraining […]
Olympic Weightlifting Coach Leo Totten published a complete 5 sessions per week , 7-Week Olympic Weightlifting Program. Check it out.
Here is the footage of the 94kg weight class Snatch of the 1999 European Weightlifting Championships, Athens. A nice battle between Kakhi Kakhiashvili and Szymon Kołecki (17 years old at the time). Here is the Snatch Clean and Jerk Note: Kakhiashvili is using a Power Jerk instead of a Split Jerk
Here is Heat 5 of Event 3 of the 2011 CrossFit Games with Graham Holmberg, Jason Khalipa, Chris Spealler, Matt Chan, Rich Froning Jr., Patrick Burke, Dan Bailey and Austin Malleolo. Workout was For time: 15 foot Rope climb, 5 ascents 145 pound Clean and jerk, 5 reps15 foot Rope climb, 4 ascents 165 pound Clean and jerk, 4 reps 15 foot Rope climb, 3 ascents 185 pound […]
Chad Vaughn talks about the optimal bar path and common mistakes.