CrossFit – Monday, April 15th, 2019

Jerk Dip & Drive Technical Styles – Strength Vs. Elastic 

There are two broad categories of dip & drive styles: strength and elastic. These are really the two ends of a spectrum; a lifter may fall between the two rather than exhibiting one or the other dramatically.

The strength jerk relies more on absolute strength to accelerate the bar. This requires a deeper dip to allow a longer drive to put enough force into the bar to achieve adequate speed.

Additional Reading:

How to Balance CrossFit and Running