So, I've always powerlifted my entire weightlifting career, but I wanted to start getting in Olympic lifting, so I started doing power cleans about 3 months ago.
Right now, I can full clean about 315, but my real problem is on the jerk. I used to be able to OHP 225, so I could jerk like 275, but now, I can only OHP 185 and jerk MAYBE 250 (haven't tried).
What are some ways, besides obviously practicing, that I can improve my jerks? Any specific exercises?
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