5 Recovery Exercises: Post-Competition

5 Recovery Exercises: Post-Competition

How Do You Recover From Competition? After a long day of lifting kettlebells at the USAKL Bolt Half-Ironman Competition, I felt it was appropriate to share some of my favorite recovery exercises. These particular drills focus on mobilizing the...

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Ladies Long Cycle Too!

Ladies Long Cycle Too!

Ladies Long Cycle Took The Spotlight February 28th, 2016 was an epic day for the ladies long cycle. Last year, the Orange Kettlebell Club made an announcement that they would no longer have a 10 minute, single bell long cycle or jerk option for...

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The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth

  How Many Push Ups Can You Do? This is my step-dad Tim. He turns 67 years old TODAY!  As a veteran himself, he volunteered to do 22 push ups for 22 days to help spread awareness that – 22 AMERICAN VETERANS COMMIT SUICIDE A DAY! For...

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Double Kettlebell Sit Up

Double Kettlebell Sit Up

I like this double kettlebell sit up because it forces you to use your abdominal muscles without getting any momentum from your arms or legs. Caution: loading this movement with two kettlebells can be very humbling. The challenge is to stabilize...

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Z Press to Kneeling Windmill Sequence

Z Press to Kneeling Windmill Sequence

One of my favorite strength exercises is the Z Press. Without the help from your legs, it forces you to really engage your abdominals. The straddle stance is an extra flexibility bonus. In this sequence, I added a transition to the Kneeling...

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Coach Sets World Record [Makes History]

Coach Sets World Record [Makes History]

February 6, 2016: KOR’s very own kettlebell sport coach, Brittany van Schravendijk set a world record in long cycle! Weighing less than 63kg, Coach Britt finished her 10 minute set of 2x20k (88lbs total) Long Cycle with 69 reps. This put...

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Kettlebell Sport World Championship 2015

Kettlebell Sport World Championship 2015

My set from the 2015 IUKL World Championship did not go as planned. Initially, I felt a little embarrassed to share this video. This is my worst competition set I have ever done. After winning nationals with 206 reps I had hoped to come through...

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Headed to Dublin with Team USA

Headed to Dublin with Team USA

The Road to Dublin has been long, but it is finally time! On Monday 11/23/15, Coach Brittany and I are headed to Dublin to represent Team USA at the IUKL World Championship!  Here’s one last test set before we go: Brittany is no stranger...

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Road to Dublin

Road to Dublin

About 8 months ago I competed at my first GS kettlebell sport competition at the 2015 Ice Chamber West Coast Classic. I finished my 16k snatch set with 177 reps and took 2nd place to a tough, experienced lifter. Not bad, but not good enough to...

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