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Announcement from AKA President Yuri Petunovs

Thank you, Brittany, for giving me an opportunity to use your blog to describe the AKA’s Vintage Strength events. Please also accept my congratulations on your North American TALC 16kg record! That seems very appropriate for this post!

In response to demand, the American Kettlebell Alliance (AKA) has created Continue reading

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OKC eliminates one arm kettlebell events – Here’s what the ladies think

There was a big announcement on Facebook last week – one that rocked the Kettlebell Sport world.

If you didn’t hear about it, the Orange Kettlebell Club (OKC) declared that starting in 2016, they will no longer offer single arm events for women at their competitions. Women will now be competing in the same traditional lifts as the men: Long Cycle and Biathlon (with two kettlebells).

While OKC events are obviously not the only ones available to athletes, the OKC is a prominent and popular organization and their latest announcement is going to affect a lot of lady lifters.

What’s my opinion on this? Well, Continue reading

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