Much like someone who runs may want to enter a 5k or a marathon someday, Kettlebell Sport competitions offer ranks and the option to push yourself against others as a goal.
Below are videos and information regarding getting started or improving with kettlebell sport.
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Kettlebell sport or Girevoy Sport is a strength training modality focused on endurance or work capacity.
Traditional sport sets are up to a 10-minute time cap with the three main lifts. These are Snatch, Jerk and Clean and Jer,k otherwise called Long Cycle.
Kettlebells are not allowed to be set down; if they are, the set is finished. This makes kettlebell sport mentally challenging as well as physically.
Progressively, training in kettlebell sport can be done by increasing your rank on the ranking tables (similar to belts in martial arts), or you can enjoy the exhilaration and camaraderie of competition.
Kettlebell sport competitions are worldwide, with many federations offering in-person and online competition options.
Nowadays, there are many options in competitions.
There are plenty of options for a beginner to start in kettlebell sport lifting.
Learn the 3 main competition lifts for Kettlebell Sport
Pacing and focus allowed me to win a GOLD MEDAL in the 2022 WKSF World Championship in Portugal. 24kg is Amateur 32kg is Professional
This style of kettlebell swing is based on endurance and getting the bell to "float" as a building block for kettlebell clean and snatch..
I've had many of my clients and people all over the world tell me that this drill has helped them understand hand insertion for clean and or snatch
The differences between Hardstyle Kettlebell Jerk and the Kettlebell Sport Jerk
Focus on different angles, weights and form for kettlebell sport clean and jerk AKA LONG CYCLE
A closeup and slow motion view of single and double kettlebell clean technique. Kettlebell sport style.
Nearly the opposite of the Valsalva maneuver for powerlifting, Kettlebell Sport breathing techniques allow for more endurance and lowered blood pressure
Competitions arent the same as training at your home or gym. Here are 10 + tips for you to think about before your first kettlebell competition
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Check the Frequently Asked Questions area below as well.
Long cycle in kettlebell sport lingo means clean and jerk.
It is not the duration of the set as many people think.
Yes, it is a 5-week plan that instructs the three main lifts of kettlebell sport competitions.
It is available at the shop
Perhaps not initially, but a kettlebell sport belt is recommended if you are training jerk or long cycle.
For kettlebell snatch, it is not helpful.
In short, running shoes are not recommended.
You don't want cushiony shoes as they will rob you of power when you push against the floor.
For Jerk and Long Cycle, you want either Kettlebell sport lifting shoes, or minimal shoes.
Weightlifting shoes aren't as helpful during snatch.
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