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Learn to Clean and Jerk

With GB Weightlifter Jenny Tong

15 mins


Intermediate – Advanced


Learn to Clean and Jerk

15 Minutes

Technique Cues: Clean First Pull

  1. Start Position – Weight distributed through the ball to mid of the foot -Bar inline with the armpit crease -Bar behind the base of the big toe.
  2. Transition – Drive with the legs while maintaining a strong posture – Keep the bar close to your shins and
  3. End of First Pull -Weight distributed through the mid foot -Armpit crease above the bar & shins vertical

Meet Jenny Tong

Jenny is a GB Weightlifter, record holder and BWL Pathway Coach. Training 5-6x a week, she manages her training alongside working as a coach and Clean Sport Research Assistant while completing a part-time Masters Degree in Law at York University. Jenny is also on the board of Directors for British Weightlifting, making her one of the youngest NGB directors in sporting history.
Her work sees her apply her coaching ethos to recreational and elite athletes across varying pathways and communities of all ages. Jenny is a tenacious, critically-minded character with a passion for lifting and empowering others, who is not afraid to challenge the status quo.

Instagram: @jennyt811