The 5 Points of Performance for the Jerk
Written by Sage Burgener
When coaching the jerk, I find myself continuously saying, “the #1 MOST IMPORTANT thing on the jerk is…..”. I say it about the rack position. I say it about the dip. I say it about the drive!
By the end of the session, my athletes come to the conclusion that I’m a technique Nazi and I basically want every single part of the jerk, from start to finish, to be perfect. Which is true, actually.
However, if on this day,