Meanwhile in Ukraine … Oleksiy Torokhtiy shows you how to Power Jerk. It’s in Russian so if you can help with the translation of the main points please do so in the comments. In the meantime watch his 240kg Clean & Jerk here.
Here is a Snatch and Clean & Jerk technique tutorial featuring 4 Russian masters of sports. Most prominent is Dmitry Berestov. He along with Aleksandr Zakharov, AleksandrKrasnov (56kg) , Dmitriev(?) go through every minute detail of the Snatch. Maybe we can get a time stamped translation /summary going. Snatch Video, 90 min Clean & Jerk Video 68 min Vadim wrote […]
The Cal Strength guys uploaded some of their old technique / tip videos (like the Upper Body Stretches & Lower Body Stretches for Weightlifters) to the CalStrength YouTube Channel. We touched the Arch ups vs Curl ups matter before, but here is the video Glenn Pendlay & Donny Shankle did a few years back. Personally, I like […]
Chad Vaughn wrote an article on the Split Jerk. From stance, grip width, jerk dip, shoulder-hip alignment to jerk foot position he covers pretty much everything. As for the dip, I cannot remember ever working with anyone whose dip I have not reduced in depth. Download: link to PDF (right click + ‘save as’) Preview: […]
Glenn Pendlay talks you through fixing early arm bend in the pulls. slow, deliberate pulls without arm bend pulls from the knee + snatch from the knee complex pulls from the floor + a lift from the floor repeat, repeat, repeat
Strongman Marshall White goes over the basics of a Log Clean & Press.
Clint Darden goes over the details of Good Mornings. He talks about arched back (hamstring emphasis) and rounded back (lower back emphasis) version. elbows down butt goes back with wide stance, force knees out bar goes up and down, you go back
Sean Waxman addresses another common weightlifting error – Not Getting Under the Bar Properly. He has some exercises to drill the change of direction so you can get under the bar quicker.
Have you watched Mark Rippetoe’s updated Press instruction video? This is how he teaches it in the Starting Strength Vol 3 Press chapter. reach hip forward without any spinal movement press up get under the bar I have to say that I am not a fan of this method. Even though he emphasizes to avoid motion […]