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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Now, they are certainly not the best numbers in our country today. I prefer to compete and train in long cycle because I feel that the clean and jerk movement is a complete full body effort. I may do a bit more on the left, as gireoy is my weak side – maybe 12 sets.

I must say that making progress, no matter how small, feels wonderful. 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. Sign up for the Latest News and Offers. Yeah, yeah, yeah – my fault and if I had it to do over I would do the same but with half the volume. Women athletes compete in long cycle and biathlon using a single kettlebell ranging in size from 8 kg to 24 kg.

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Girevoy Sport Science

The ballistic movement of training with kettlebells improves joint mobility and strengthens ligaments and tendons. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Perseverance and patience are the traits necessary for GS.

He’s worth a trip to Tasmania! If you want to implement training that improves your strength and will make you lean and girefoy, give it a try. I turned 45 in and for some reason decided a bit of strength would do me a world of good.


I hit sporh reps in late I’ve competed in several competitions in Girevoy sport in both biathlon and long cycle. In that book, Pavel asks that we only do two things so I gave it a try and it worked nicely.

The difference is 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 girvoy number of reps during the set.

spogt If you separate the two sides you can reap all 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. I was making decent strength gains.

How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport

There will be no injuries for me these days. Low reps with the number of sets dictated by how I’m feeling.

Tenacity is the key and you can learn a lot about yourself during the process. With Steve’s help I made some progress. If you are, just go for it”. Carefully discover what that particular weakness is. I gradually increase the workload throughout the month, waving it weekly.

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How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport / Elite FTS

Here is how my training is cycled now. I take Friday off and then go for a true max on Saturday. Volume Phase – I spend two months trying to increase my snatching volume. We are not EliteFitness. I started from nothing – unable to snatch trainong 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 They are our talented female athletes and the secret weapons for the future. Ken Whetham May 25, 8 minutes, 28 seconds.

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The second month wport more of the same but I add low rep snatches with the 20 and 24 kgs. GS in Earnest – Gigevoy to six weeks max!

While working with him I discovered how to analyze my current weakness. Girevoy kettlebell sport is a grueling sport that challenges an athlete’s physical and mental ability. Now, what has made a tremendous difference for me is to once again address only one side at a time. I do strength work very sparingly during this time. Kettlebell sport has been popular in Europe since the s and has slowly made its way over to North America in the s. GS is a lesson in diagnosis. This program is an example of a four-day training program that varies intensity and weight to create a wave pattern.

This is just something to think about if you are in a similar situation. I then take Sunday off and start out a bit higher than gireboy previous Monday. The traditional sport consists of competing for ten-minute sets in two disciplines: Almost all the top-end kettlebell athletes are from Russia. Damn if that wasn’t the case! Since my general endurance is good, I find that I will be able to put them together without much problem on the day of the competition. I used the density training protocol.

Female athletes are able to make one hand switch during the ten-minute set in both long cycle, jerk and snatch sets. This movement is repeated, and the athlete is only allowed one hand switch during the entire ten-minute set. Pretty clever man that Paul.