Kettlebell Jerk Tutorial

The purpose of the kettlebell Jerk is to move the kettlebell from the rack position to overhead using the legs and hips. While the shoulder and arm stabilize the bell in the overhead position, all the force to lift the kettlebell should be generated from the lower body.

Timing is of the essence in the Jerk. The lifter must powerfully launch the bell from the hips, then quickly squat underneath to let the legs take the load of the bells as they land overhead.

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