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Old 11-15-2008, 05:24 AM   #1
Carl Chia
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Default Rack Jerk critique

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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Old 11-15-2008, 08:15 AM   #2
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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.
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Old 11-15-2008, 11:24 PM   #3
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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.
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thanks for the advice. will modify it in the next workout.
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