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Carl Chia
11-15-2008, 04:24 AM
Hi people, would you critique my rack jerk? Have been working on it and it seems it has improved quite a bit. Need critique on the dip too. Am I dipping too fast?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3Rinno7Ic0

Brian DeGennaro
11-15-2008, 07:15 AM
That is a VERY good jerk from what I can tell. Very, very strong and vertical drive on most of those lifts. Personally, I think you are dipping about 1/2" too much, which on the lighter lifts caused your torso to travel a wee bit forward. I have found emphasizing pushing the knees out helps to prevent the shins from sliding forward too much. It also creates a really nice stretch reflex because of the adductors.

Greg Everett
11-15-2008, 10:24 PM
Definitely sliding forward a bit on the dip, although you counter it very well with the drive and the speed of your feet. Really sit back into it as far as you can.

Carl Chia
11-16-2008, 06:33 AM
thanks for the advice. will modify it in the next workout.