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 was aiming for between and girevoj in San Diego and it wasn’t much of a surprise for me to combine both arms and get He then unleashed his kettlebells and I thought to myself, no way in hell am I interested in this. I then take Sunday off and start out a bit higher than the previous Monday. And take away whatever exercise is currently irritating me for whatever reason. Here is how my training is cycled now.

If you don’t have these traits GS is an ideal method to develop them. There will be no injuries for me these days. I gradually increase the workload throughout the month, waving it weekly. I am just as excited now, as I was when I did my first snatch. Carefully discover what that particular weakness is. Fast forward to This program is an example of a four-day training program that varies intensity and weight to create a wave pattern.

Pretty traiining man that Paul. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. This movement is repeated, and the athlete is only allowed one hand switch during the entire ten-minute set. Trainijg difference spoft that instead of doing a one-rep max with a barbell for max weight, the Girevik continues lifting for a ten-minute set and repeats the movement continuously for a maximum number of reps during the set.


Grip, endurance and proper recovery could now be assessed and I was now able to track my spory.

Perseverance and patience are the traits necessary for GS. Since it always changed I had to stay on top of it with proper assistance exercises. To continuously traininh pounds for ten-minute durations without putting them down requires a high level of strength and conditioning and mental toughness. He said, “get the damn thing over your head somehow and make sure you are stable in that position.

Now is the time to do max sets about four to five times a week. GS in Earnest – Four to six weeks max! Your Cart You have no items in your aport cart. The second month is more of the same but I add low rep snatches with the 20 and 24 kgs.

For an explanation of Ethan Reeves’s density training please see dragondoor post I developed a shoulder injury that took two years to heal. I would have also added some basic strength routines involving heavy good mornings and heavy overhead lockout military presses.

The traditional sport consists of competing for ten-minute sets in two disciplines: 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. We did our best interpretation of GS on that day and once again with Pavel’s help we were off and running. Andy68, a former member of the dragondoor forum, came to my rescue.

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New Years Sales Event: If you separate the two sides you can reap giregoy of the benefits of a very long set without the mental burden of one long combined set since you are doing this four to five days per week. Work patiently until you have overcome that weakness and you’ll find that it no longer exists but there will be another in its place. I chose a number that was too high and wound up doing snatches each and every workout.


I must say that making progress, no matter how small, feels wonderful.

How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport

While working with him I discovered how to analyze my current weakness. I’ve competed in several competitions in Girevoy sport in both biathlon and long cycle.

New Items Strength Equipment. I’m thrilled that I’m slowly improving and hell, it keeps me off the streets. Yeah, yeah, yeah – my fault and if I had it to do over I would do the same but with half the volume.

Since one could substitute dumbbells I reluctantly decided to spring for the book. In that book, Pavel asks that we only do two things so I gave it a try and it worked nicely.

That’s our gift to trining, when you sign up today for Dragon Door’s essential newsletters: More about the discrepancy later. I prefer to compete and train in long cycle because I feel trakning the clean and jerk movement is a complete full body effort.

Something will cause you to either stop or at least want to stop.

Such hindsight always makes me feel silly. A dear friend suggested these and I’ve benefited by listening. Sign up for the Latest News and Offers. This is just something to think about if you are in a similar situation.

I spent a considerable amount of time trying to figure out how to get it off the gieevoy. In biathlon, you are required to do a ten-minute set of jerks and a secondary ten-minute set of snatches.