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

Today’s drill, the jerk from behind the neck, minimizes stress on the torso muscles while also reinforcing jerk mechanics.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Wednesday we will be featuring a new Olympic weightlifting video from Sean Waxman of Waxman's Gym. Brush up on your technique and learn some coaching tips from a world-class coach.

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.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Wednesday we will be featuring a new Olympic weightlifting video from Sean Waxman of Waxman's Gym. Brush up on your technique and learn some coaching tips from a world-class coach.

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.