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Kettlebell Sport v. Kettlebell Hardstyle – What’s the difference

I like to compare the difference between Kettlebell Sport and Kettlebell Hardstyle to the difference between running middle distance (800m) and running a sprint. While middle distance and sprinting are both essentially the same body movement, the technique used for the two varies greatly. Neither style is more right or wrong than the other – they are just different.

Main differences in Kettlebell Sport and Kettlebell Hardstyle

Here are a few of the main differences between Kettlebell Sport and Hardstyle kettlebell lifting:

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5 ways to “remain a student” in 2016

My main goal for 2015 was to qualify for and compete at the IUKL World Championships in Dublin, Ireland. In the last week of November, I found myself up on the platform next to two of the top female lifters in Kettlebell Sport, lifting a 24kg kettlebell – exactly where I wanted to be. While my performance fell short of my expectations – 87 repetitions instead of the 95+ I was hoping for – I’m grateful for the experience and excited to improve for my next competition.

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Highlights of the 2015 Kettlebell Sport World Championships

Highlights from the 2015 Kettlebell Sport World Championships (and my travel so far):

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Lifting on the platform next to top female Kettlebell Sport athletes Ksenia Dedukhina and Tatyana Potemkina. I did 87 repetitions and placed 4th out of 7 in the 63kg weight class.  Continue reading

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