Catalyst Athletics

Weightlifting, Olympic Lifting
Coach
Greg Everett

Learn how to perform the jerk with a complete progression from Greg Everett, coach of a national championship team, national champions and record holders, world championship competitors, and international medalists, and author of the world's best-selling book on weightlifting.

Includes full warm-up and mobility work along with detailed learning progressions provided with video from Greg explaining and demonstrating the drills to ensure your understanding and proper execution.

Features
3 sessions per week
Must use App app to view and log training
Program Training
Equipment
Recommended
PVC pipe or dowel​BarbellLight plates
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Sample Week
Week 1 of 3-week program
Sunday
Week 1 Day 1

Prep

A

LTL - Warm-up Series

This is a complete warm-up for every training session with additional mobility work for the typical limitations specific to weightlifting. You can skip stretches you don't need, and add others you have found helpful.

B

Learn The Lifts - Introduction

C

Types of Jerk - LTL Jerk

1 x 1

D

Breathing & Pressurization - LTL Foundations

1 x 5

E

Jerk Grip - LTL Jerk

1 x 1

F

Jerk Overhead Position - LTL Jerk

1 x 1

G

Split Position - LTL Jerk

1 x 1

H

Drop to Split - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

Recovery

I

LTL - Cool-down Series

This is your post-workout stretching series. You can add any of the pre-workout stretches you need more time with.

Tuesday
Week 1 Day 3

Prep

A

LTL - Warm-up Series

This is a complete warm-up for every training session with additional mobility work for the typical limitations specific to weightlifting. You can skip stretches you don't need, and add others you have found helpful.

B

Drop to Split - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

C

Jerk Rack Position - LTL Jerk

1 x 1

D

Jerk Stance & Dip - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

E

Press - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

F

Push Press - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

Recovery

G

LTL - Cool-down Series

This is your post-workout stretching series. You can add any of the pre-workout stretches you need more time with.

Thursday
Week 1 Day 5

Prep

A

LTL - Warm-up Series

This is a complete warm-up for every training session with additional mobility work for the typical limitations specific to weightlifting. You can skip stretches you don't need, and add others you have found helpful.

B

Jerk Rack Position - LTL Jerk

1 x 1

C

Jerk Stance & Dip - LTL Jerk

3 x 5

D

Press - LTL Jerk

4 x 5

E

Push Press - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

F

Tall Power Jerk - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

G

Power Jerk - LTL Jerk

5 x 5

Recovery

H

LTL - Cool-down Series

This is your post-workout stretching series. You can add any of the pre-workout stretches you need more time with.

Coach
coach-avatar Greg Everett

Coach of the USAW National Champion team Catalyst Athletics, coach of over 30 senior national or international level lifters, including national and world medalists, national champions and national record holders.

Learn The Lifts - Jerk