Totals (5 posts)
Max Weights (In Pounds)
- @ 275 lbs from Split Jerk : 1 Rep Max on Sep 17, 2012
- 1 rep @ 185 lbs from Outlaw BB: 120724 5X2 Vertical clean from high block at hip + 1 Split Jerk on Aug 03, 2012
- 2 reps @ 205 lbs from Split Jerk 2-2-2-2-2-2-2 on Jul 20, 2012
- 1 rep @ 270 lbs from Split Jerk : 1 Rep Max on Mar 06, 2012
- @ 255 lbs from Split Jerk : 1 Rep Max on Dec 19, 2011
CrossFit Journal Articles
The CrossFit movements are functional, full-body movements that generate a great deal of power, and virtuosity in these movements requires instruction, practice and refinement. The movements are tremendously effective for producing fitness, but they are c
Developing the Behind-the-Neck Split Jerk With Coach B: Part 3
Working his magic on Dave Lipson, Coach Mike Burgener refines the split jerk by breaking down the movement and rebuilding it. “The goal is to dip and drive that bar overhead in one complete movement with no press-out, no pressing or rebending of the ar
Developing the Behind-the-Neck Split Jerk With Coach B: Part 1
Working his magic on Dave Lipson, Coach Mike Burgener refines the split jerk by breaking down the movement and rebuilding it. In Part 1, footwork is the foundation, and Burgener coaches Lipson through a series of progressions he teaches to CrossFitters
Coaching Correct Technique in the Split Jerk
You just cleaned a huge weight—but can you get it overhead? Hall-of-fame Oly coach Bob Takano explains how to correct errors in your jerk.
The Quick Lifts: Start Here
Bill Starr offers up a program designed to help athletes begin training the basics of the Olympic lifts.
The Burgener Files - Clean and Jerk Part 1
You have one hour to teach the clean and jerk to six athletes of varying ability: how do you do it? Tony Budding of CrossFit HQ threw the challenge at Olympic lifting expert Mike Burgener, who wasn't phased at all. "I'm sure we can get it do..
Who Should Split
Coach Burgener of Mikeâ€™s Gym said he saw only one or two lifters in the room who should become splitters. â€œEvery individual you work with is going to have different needs, different situations. You have to adjust around that,â€ he said. For example,
Mastering the Jerk
Legendary weightlifting coach Bill Starr writes about why learning the jerk is so important. In recent years overhead lifts have experienced a revival in strength routines, and theyâ€™re also a big part of CrossFit. Of course, with my background in Oly
Fixing Loopy Lifts
Continuing our series on the Olympic lifts, we focus this month on addressing a common problem for many CrossFitters: looping and floating under the bar. All three lifts--the snatch, the clean, and the jerk--must be fast, explosive, aggressive movements.
Teaching The Jerk Part 4: Skill Transfer Exercises
In the last part of a four part series, Coach Mike Burgener of Mikeâ€™s Gym introduces four skill transfer exercises that develop proficiency in the four main aspects of the jerk: executing a powerful dip and drive, aggressively driving the body under the
Coach Burgener knows more about Olympic Lifting than anyone on this planet. If you want to improve your snatch and/or clean & jerk then you NEED to attend the CrossFit Olympic Lifting. If you haven't heard of Coach B then you should slap yourself. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: The Burgener Warmup(free), The Stance, Clean and Jerk, Receiving The Bar and Snatch Grip Position
Improve your Deadlift, Bench Press and Backsquat with the CrossFit Power Lifting Course. If Louie Simmons is good enough for the various NFL and NCAA football programs then he's good enough for you. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: Louie on the Conjugate System and Dynamic-Effort Day.