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Old 07-24-2011, 12:00 AM   #1
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Default Requesting Clean critique.

This was a PR for me last Tuesday.

http://www.youtube.com/user/ViKtoric.../2/KU5PbAvQJAc

Feedback will be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-24-2011, 03:00 PM   #2
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Short stepping it a little in the jerk...
With the jerk, if you use the 1/4 squat as the main forcer (no pressing) and learn that the leg movement and feet separation in the split jerk is more a way to change levels and get under the bar rather a super press, like so
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIPLmqqS7UM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZepjCcGRPcM

the jerks will come alot easier.
You'll see in these videos the main forcer causing the bar to rise in free air is solely from the 1/4 squat, and split jerk with both lifters is almost like a lunge under/drop under. if that makes sense
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Old 07-24-2011, 05:03 PM   #3
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Brian,
First thing...please invest in some weightlifting shoes. You can't possibly have a solid platform lifting in slippas. Clean technique is not bad. Your rear foot lands a little flat and you need a little more drive up with the bar in your jerk. Some of these problems would be erased with the proper footwear.
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Old 07-26-2011, 03:03 PM   #4
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Thanks.

So guys, what kind of drills would you recommend to improve my split-jerk? Here's my most recent video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFt1tsBQbMk
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Old 08-01-2011, 09:12 PM   #5
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Thanks.

So guys, what kind of drills would you recommend to improve my split-jerk? Here's my most recent video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFt1tsBQbMk

Clean was better. Too bad about missing the jerk.

Did you go onto jerk it off camera ?
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Old 08-01-2011, 09:33 PM   #6
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Clean was better. Too bad about missing the jerk.

Did you go onto jerk it off camera ?
I tried, but failed worse. Legs were then tired and did not have enough energy to generate force.

Tomorrow is the day that I will try this again.
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Old 08-03-2011, 10:34 AM   #7
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nevermind. realized you are the troll from bb.com, just subtly trolling a different site now
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Old 08-03-2011, 05:28 PM   #8
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nevermind. realized you are the troll from bb.com, just subtly trolling a different site now
you callin' me a troll ?
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:52 PM   #9
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you callin' me a troll ?
not you, the OP
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Old 08-04-2011, 05:29 PM   #10
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Cool. Thanks.
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