Kettlebell Sport Biomechanics: Trajectory of elite kettlebell sport athletes all top level Girevoy (kettlebell) sport athletes perform some type of cross training. A Kettlebells article from Dragon Door Publications: Navigating Girevoy Sport Training by Lorraine Patten, RKC. Kettlebell lifting, in one form or another, has been part of strength training since ancient times. Weights with handles have been used.

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I used the density training protocol. You have not viewed any products recently.

Like powerlifting, there are different training programs and templates to utilize to spkrt your strength, work capacity and endurance. Such hindsight always makes me feel silly. Volume Phase – I spend two months trying to increase my snatching volume.

Since my general endurance is good, I find that I will be trainint to put them together without much problem on the day of the competition. We are not EliteFitness.

With Steve’s help I made some progress. That would mean going for a traininng set on the right side followed by a rest and then a long set on the left side. The snatch is a single bell movement that requires an athlete to propel the bell from a hanging position directly overhead into a lockout position. The second month is more of the same but I add low rep snatches with the 20 and 24 kgs.

There will be no injuries girevyo me these days.

How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport / Elite FTS

The biathlon score is an accumulation of the number of jerks and the number of snatches combined. Twenty people decided to give it a whirl and on Spodt 15th, we did just that in a field spott Virginia. Work patiently until you have overcome that weakness and you’ll find that it no longer exists but there will be another in its trainiing. After I finished swearing, I realized I’ve wanted to organize my thoughts about training and this presented a very good opportunity to do so.


Now, they are certainly not the best numbers in our country tgaining. I excel at boring, repetitive tasks making GS an excellent outlet.

Fast forward to Women athletes compete in long cycle and biathlon using a single kettlebell ranging in size from 8 kg to 24 kg. Anyway, prior to the meet he mentioned to me that if you were accustomed to a certain kettlebell, you would experience a 20 percent drop in your total if you use another type of kettlebell such as the competition bells.

I may do a bit more on the left, as it is my weak side – maybe 12 sets. Kettlebell sport has been popular in Europe trining the s and has slowly made its way over to North America in the s.

There will always be another weakness but along the way your numbers will go up.

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I prefer to compete and train in long cycle because I feel that the clean and jerk movement is a complete full body effort. A dear friend suggested these and I’ve benefited by listening. The ballistic movement of training with kettlebells improves joint mobility and strengthens ligaments and tendons.

Andy68, a former member of the dragondoor forum, came to my rescue. And take away whatever exercise is currently irritating me for whatever reason. Working hard but going nowhere. Here is how my training is cycled now.

North American lifters like John Lesko and Andrew Durniat are gaining momentum, but the Europeans have a big head start in the sport and it will be a while before North Americans compete at the same level as the European world-class lifters. Low reps with the number of sets dictated by how I’m feeling.


If you want to implement training that improves your strength and will make you lean and resilient, give it a try. I chose a number that was too high and wound up doing snatches each and every workout.

You must analyze each set. I make Saturday my max effort day, as Saturday is usually the day of any given competition. I hadn’t given it another thought until I did and 20 percent of is ! Outlaw Kettlebell Team, Arnolds.

My strength lies in perseverance, analytical thinking and observation. And four weeks later my 16kg kettlebell arrived. New Items Strength Equipment.

How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport

Almost all the top-end kettlebell athletes are from Russia. For those you’ll have to look at folks like Jen Morey and Catherine Imes.

Sign up for the Latest News and Offers. I contacted my good friend Steve Cotter for his help in getting me off of this plateau.

I started from nothing – unable to snatch the 16kg during six solid months of trying. I was aiming for between and snatches in San Diego and it wasn’t much of a surprise for me to combine both arms and get Grip, endurance and proper recovery could now be assessed and I was now able to track my progress. In biathlon, you are required to do a ten-minute set of jerks and a secondary ten-minute set of snatches. Thank you, you have successfully signed up for our mailing list s.

JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. More about the discrepancy later. I start the week out doing a fairly long set and each day go a bit higher.