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22 11, 2015

Brittany and Kristen Head to Dublin to Represent Team USA

By |November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Kettlebell Sport, Lifting Competitions, News|0 Comments

The Road to Dublin has been long, but it is finally time! On Monday 11/23/15, Coach Brittany and Kristen head to Dublin to represent Team USA at the IUKL World Championship! Brittany is no stranger to the World Championship and this time she will be competing as a professional in the 24k snatch [...]

19 10, 2015

KOR hosts successful first Kettlebell Sport competition

By |October 19th, 2015|Categories: Entertainment, Kettlebell Sport, Lifting Competitions, News|0 Comments

Despite the weather being a balmy 100 degrees and the gym being packed, we had a good turn out and great performances at the USAKL Bolt Kettlebell Sport competition on Saturday, October 10! […]

27 08, 2015

Road to Dublin

By |August 27th, 2015|Categories: Kettlebell Sport, Lifting Competitions, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Trip is booked. The "Road to Dublin" is in full effect! About 8 months ago I competed at my first GS kettlebell sport competition at the Ice Chamber Athletic Performance Training's West Coast Classic. I finished my 16k snatch set with 177 reps and took 2nd place to a tough, experienced lifter. Not bad, but [...]

3 08, 2015

Kristen and Britt qualify for the World Championships

By |August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Kettlebell Sport, Lifting Competitions, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This past weekend, I traveled to Chicago to compete at the American Kettlebell Alliance National Championships – the qualifying meet to compete at the Kettlebell Sport World Championship. Both Kristen and I qualified for the World Championships in Dublin, Ireland! I won the 63kg Professional Snatch (24kg) with 92 repetitions, and Kristen won the 68+kg [...]

5 07, 2015

15,000 Squats!!!

By |July 5th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

The challenge…   30 days ago I decided to go on a mission, a squat mission, where I must complete 500 bodyweight squats outside of my normal training program every day for 30 day!  Why?!  Why on earth would I subject myself to something like that?  500 squats a day sound like a lot.  I [...]

9 06, 2015

Student beats teacher = coaching success

By |June 9th, 2015|Categories: Events, Lifting Competitions, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Kristen beat me in 16kg Snatch today at the Bolt California State Championships!! As a coach, it’s a proud (and humbling) moment when your student steps up and outperforms you. Good thing she is not snatching the 24kg bell just yet, or I would really be in trouble… […]

19 05, 2015

How to Reach Your Next Breakthrough

By |May 19th, 2015|Categories: Fit Tips, Lifting Competitions, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Here's a brief back story: I have been doing kettlebell snatches for almost 10 years now (wow, college was that long ago). This was a skill that I picked up quickly and immediately loved. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to receive coaching from some of the best in the industry including Michael [...]

19 04, 2015

Team KOR Brings Home FIVE Gold Medals!

By |April 19th, 2015|Categories: Events, Lifting Competitions, News|0 Comments

One of the best aspects of being a part of KOR - whether as an instructor or as a client - is the community and camaraderie with fellow members. Joining the Kettlebell Sport competition team is one way to participate in community events outside of the gym while taking your training to a whole new [...]

27 02, 2015

Team KOR 2015 West Coast Classic

By |February 27th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

February marks KOR Strength and Conditioning's 4-year anniversary!! I can’t believe it’s already been 4 years. It has been a wild ride with plenty of ups and downs, lots of work, sweat, and a little blood, but we hope to bring you another 4 years and more of the same great customer service and amazingly positive [...]

12 02, 2015

12 Humbling Lessons of Kettlebell Sport

By |February 12th, 2015|Categories: Lifting Competitions, News|1 Comment

So you think you are strong?? This February is the one year anniversary of my first Kettlebell Sport Competition, the Orange Kettlebell Club (OKC) California Open.  It was the event that changed everything. I began my kettlebell journey in 2006 while”working on my fitness” and have been an avid lifter ever since.  No other tool has [...]