… is spreading my passion for it to new lifters!
If you’re new to the sport, here is a list of Kettlebell Sport terminology you need to know:
Pendulum – Path the kettlebell takes as it moves from between the legs to the top of the swing position.
- Stick to 8-12kg kettlebells until you master the technique.
Work on increasing TIME first, REPETITIONS second, WEIGHT last. Continue reading
Kettlebell Sport is growing in the United States, you can be sure of that, but its still not a household name. Much of the sport’s growth has come through social media, especially Facebook, which allows lifters from all over the world to share their training and ask others for help. This type of connection is invaluable to those who train Kettlebell Sport on their own, with literally no one else that can help them for miles around… Continue reading
When you start Kettlebell Sport, it’s natural to get excited and want to expedite the process by picking up the heavy bells before you are ready.
Let me tell you why this is not a good idea…
Snatch is arguably the most most challenging Kettlebell Sport event. Coaching an athlete to snatch requires a deep understanding of the technique and physics that come into play during the lift – a skill that can only be acquired through lots of doing and watching!
Here I’ve compiled some slo mo videos of my students and analyzed their lifting to help you figure out what to look for when coaching yourself and others:
“Nice rack” is an acceptable compliment in my world – one in which kettlebells abound.
Interview with AKA National Record Holder Christian Goldberg.
What is your athletic background?
When I was 13 my sister, tired of me bouncing off the walls, suggested I join her in an aerobics workout. Continue reading
The kettlebell swing is the basis of all other movements in Kettlebell Sport. If your swing does not abide by the laws of physics, you can bet your grip is not going to last 10 minutes.