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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My strength lies in perseverance, analytical thinking and observation. Your Cart You have no items in your shopping cart. Female athletes are able to make one hand switch during the ten-minute set in both long cycle, jerk and snatch sets.

This is just something to think about girevog you are in a similar situation. 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. If you want to implement training that improves your strength and will make you lean and resilient, give it a try. Working hard but going nowhere. 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.

There will always be another weakness but along the way spoft numbers will go up. Low reps with the number of sets dictated by how I’m feeling. The traditional sport consists of competing for ten-minute sets in two disciplines: Yeah, yeah, yeah – my fault and if I had it to do over I would do the same but with half the volume. So there you have it, a basic blueprint for navigating my GS training.


You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. That would mean going ggirevoy a long set on the right side followed by a rest and then a long set on the left side. I spent a considerable amount of time trying spot figure out how to get it off the ground.

I hit 80 reps in late One thing I’ve found helpful is to only work on one hand at a time. A dear friend suggested these and I’ve benefited by listening. Perseverance and patience are the traits necessary for GS.

I’m lucky to have my own business and my lovely staff knows where to find me during down time. In biathlon, you are required to do a ten-minute set of jerks and a secondary ten-minute set of snatches.

How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport

Outlaw Kettlebell Team, Arnolds. GS is a lesson in diagnosis. I’ve competed in several competitions in Girevoy sport in both biathlon and long cycle.

Spory it always changed I had to stay on top of it with proper assistance exercises. Fast forward to I go back to a density type workout gradually increasing the total reps and decreasing the time.

I do strength work very sparingly during this time. Such hindsight always makes me feel silly.

I must say that making progress, no matter how small, feels wonderful. While working with him I discovered how to analyze my current weakness. The second month is more of the same but I add low rep snatches with the 20 and 24 kgs. Now is the time to do max sets about four to five times a week.

I make Saturday my max effort day, as Saturday is usually the day of any given competition. I also do not snatch during the first month. Girfvoy clever man that Paul. I prefer to compete and train in long cycle because I feel that the clean and jerk movement is a complete full body effort.


How To Program Your Training for Kettlebell Sport / Elite FTS

I gradually increase the workload throughout the month, waving it weekly. 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.

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. This program is an example of a four-day training program that varies intensity and weight to create a wave pattern.

Girevoy Sport Science

At a professional level, an athlete competes with two kg bells, which weigh pounds combined. New Items Strength Equipment. Women athletes compete in long cycle and biathlon using a single kettlebell ranging in size from 8 kg to 24 kg. Sign up for the Latest News and Offers.

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. Item Added to Cart. We did our best interpretation of GS on that day and once again with Pavel’s help we were off and running.

Almost all the top-end kettlebell athletes are from Russia.