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 must say that making progress, no matter how small, feels wonderful. I’ve competed in several competitions in Girevoy sport in both biathlon and long cycle. Female athletes are able to make one hand switch during the ten-minute set in both long cycle, jerk and snatch sets. 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.

How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport

Like powerlifting, there are different training programs and templates to utilize to increase your strength, work capacity and endurance. I’m lucky to have my own business and my lovely staff knows where to find me during down time. 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 Fast forward to And four weeks later my 16kg kettlebell arrived. He said he found this to be true as he switched bells during his stay in England prior to the Gjrevoy meet.


I do squats, deadlifts, barbell military presses and chin-ups during my workday. The ballistic movement of training with kettlebells improves joint mobility traijing strengthens ligaments and tendons. My numbers are pretty average but they represent a ton of work, analysis and consistent training. That’s our gift to you, when you sign up today for Dragon Door’s essential newsletters: That was my max for a long time.

We are not EliteFitness. That would mean going for a long set on the right side followed by a rest and trraining a long set on the left side. There will always be another weakness but along the way your numbers will go up.

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I may do a bit more on the left, as it is my weak side – maybe 12 sets. Now is the time to do max sets about four to five times a week.

I am just as excited now, as I was when I did my first snatch. 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 turned 45 in and for some reason decided a bit of strength would do me a world of good.

And take away whatever exercise is currently irritating me for whatever reason. I hadn’t given it another thought until I did and 20 percent of is ! So there you have it, a basic gidevoy for navigating my GS training.


How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport / Elite FTS

Ken Whetham May 25, 8 minutes, 28 seconds. Tenacity is the key and you can learn a lot about trainning during the process. Women athletes compete in long cycle and biathlon using a single kettlebell ranging in size from 8 kg to 24 kg.

GS is a lesson in diagnosis. Since one could substitute dumbbells I reluctantly decided to spring for the book. Something will cause you to either stop or at least want virevoy stop. More about the discrepancy later.

Yeah, yeah, yeah – girevky fault and if I had it to do over I would do the same but with half the volume. Traaining bore you with all this so that you can appreciate where I started. I do strength work very sparingly during this time. Now, they are certainly not the best numbers in our country today. 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.

My strength lies in perseverance, analytical thinking and observation.

I also do not snatch during the first month.