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10 Myths About Kettlebell Training

By |2018-02-10T14:05:26-07:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , |

From KBFitBritt.com Kettlebells have become increasingly popular in the fitness world, and for good reason. They are an incredible tool to build strength, conditioning, unilateral coordination, endurance, and mobility. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of misinformation on the internet about kettlebell training. People throw a kettlebell around for a few weeks and call themselves experts, [...]

Rules and Scoring for Kettlebell Sport: How To Win

By |2018-02-10T13:59:20-07:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Sports, Training|Tags: , |

How are kettlebell competitions judged?  Kettlebell Sport rules require every lifter has a judge who sits in front of them for the duration of their competition set and counts their repetitions, monitors their technique, and gives "no counts" if any technical fouls occur (click here for specific details on rules and regulations, which are fairly [...]

What is Kettlebell Sport?

By |2018-02-10T14:07:03-07:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Sports|Tags: , |

Kettlebell Sport, also known as Girevoy Sport, is an endurance style of lifting kettlebells that is used in competition. The objective of a kettlebell competition is to complete as many repetitions as possible in 10 minutes, either with one switch (if you are using one kettlebell), or without setting the kettlebells down (if you are [...]

Team KOR takes Long Cycle Championships by storm

By |2018-02-10T14:33:56-07:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Sports|Tags: , , |

After a solid two months of training for the Long Cycle Championships, which took place last Saturday, all 11 members of Team KOR hit a new personal best at the competition. The Long Cycle Championships took place at One Training Center in Spring Valley. There were lifters from San Diego, Costa Mesa, Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Fresno, and [...]

Kristen and Britt Qualify for the World Championships

By |2018-02-10T16:54:38-07:00August 3rd, 2015|Categories: News, Sports|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Student Beats Teacher = Coaching Success

By |2018-02-10T17:08:46-07:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: Sports, Training|Tags: , , , |

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… […]