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The Kettlebell Jerk Part 2

Emily Friedel

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Standing up and completing fixation

After the second dip, the upward phase of the jerk is simply completed by standing up.  You want to hold the kettlebell in overhead lockout position for a moment, and then bring it back to rack.  A lot of people try to drop the kettlebell back to rack as they stand up from the second dip, which robs them of many of the benefits of the lift such as building supreme shoulder stability and means fixation isn’t completed.