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Sushi, Sake, Karate & Kettlebells

05.24.11

Karate and Kettlebells is a perfect match, and if you follow the RKC doctrine of Hardstyle the two arts are a perfect match. Just like sushi goes with sake, kettlebells and karate make an unstoppable combination for fitness, strength, speed, power and tournament skill. read full story

 
 
 
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The 7 Best Things about the HKC

I’ve been fortunate enough to teach/co-teach five Hardstyle Kettlebell Certifications (HKC) in the last 8 months. My buddy Josh Henkin, Master RKC and DVRT Creator, and I had the great privilege of teaching two of those HKC workshops to the United States Marines. I taught the other three workshops in New York City, Kansas City and Connecticut.

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Working Class Strength

It is funny to think one little sentence would MOST peak my interest about kettlebells. Back in 2002, a little book that would change everything in fitness entered my library. The Russian Kettlebell Challenge really inspired me to give this little-known implement a big try.

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You Bring About What You Think About

In 2008 I was presented with my first high level triathlete, Jeremy Devich. Jeremy is a machine. I have seen a lot of athletes with a “tank”, but not many have ever been as impressive as this guy. He’s a 6’3”, 190lb slab of muscle. When Jeremy and I trained together, he routinely warmed up with 3 sets of 10 get-ups (each side) with a 24kg kettlebell.

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Is Your Training Really Functional?

The real reason I ask, “What does functional training mean?” I always ask because it sets us up for a much more important question, “How do we use functional training in our workouts and programs?”

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The Nixon Test

I think there is nothing more pure, powerful, beautiful, and valuable than achieving an overhead press with the equivalent of your bodyweight. It is a true indicator of great strength, bar none. But, as with many things, where there is value, there is cheating.

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The Truth of Tactical Fitness Training

About 10 years ago, I attended the first ever National Strength and Conditioning Association Tactical Strength and Conditioning (TSAC) Conference. It was very evident that tactical fitness training was entering a new era.

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Swing 2.0: An Athletic and Accessible Approach

Right along with those “game-changers” is the kettlebell—and even more, the kettlebell swing. Both the kettlebell and the kettlebell swing are GREAT and have truly changed the fitness industry for the BETTER.

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167 Reasons to Train Athletes with Kettlebells

Durability. There are few things more coveted by coaches and athletes than the ability to perform every time the team takes the field. There is nothing more disastrous than an injury for a high level athlete. Ask anyone on a team, their number one fear is a catastrophic injury.

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How Not To Become a Blubber Bucket—My Teenage Rescue Story

Cupcakes for breakfast and Pringles chips for snacks - these were hallmarks of my youth. Now, even though I still have a lot of time ahead of me (as I am a high school student-athlete), this nonetheless means that I spent a decade of my life gorging on fattening foods and growing complacent in the typical sedentary American lifestyle.

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Martial Health

You’ll notice that there are some martial arts that seem to cater to longevity, while others, sadly, promote a much shorter life or at least movement expectancy. A perfect example of this is to see an 80-year old Tai Chi practitioner compared to a Muay Thai fighter of the same age.

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