Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Jerk From Behind Neck

Sean Waxman

Featured Coach

Lawndale, California, United States

Olympic Weightlifting, Strength Training, Strength and Conditioning

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The jerk from behind the neck is performed exactly like a split jerk but with a different starting position. This decreases the stress on your torso muscles but still reinforces the basic jerk mechanics.

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