The Split Jerk

ByCrossFit September 29, 2019

“For the jerk, as in the snatch and clean, certain parts of the body have to move out of the way of the bar so it can travel up straight. In other words, these parts have to move around the bar. In the jerk, of course, the head is the only obstacle. Also, the distance from the shoulders to overhead is much shorter than that from the ground to the shoulders or the ground to overhead.” (CrossFit Journal, 2012).

Read the full article, “The Split Jerk: Start to Finish” here.

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