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Friday night's class was rained out!  But we made up for that today - its basically a twist on program minimum with a couple extras thrown in for fun.

Start with your favorite joint mobility exercises then

On your best time (just taking breaks as needed) do 5 rounds of the following

  • Kettlebell Halo - 5 Right, 5 Left
  • 20 Swings (one or two hands your choice!)
  • Figure 8s - 5 Right, 5 Left

 

THEN - because they just learned how to snatch last week, it was practice time - we started out reviewing the form, and everyone did a few so I could check.   Next was the following:

For advanced - aim for the RKC Snatch Test result - 100 snatches in 5 minutes

For beginners (which is what the class did) aim for a minimum of 50 snatches, doing 10 per minute - taking a break when necessary and asking form questions, making corrections etc.

 

Finally, 10 minutes of Get Up practice - then joint mobility exercises/cool down

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I really enjoyed this workout and getting to put the snatch into practice on Sunday. Thank you so much for taking the time to teach us proper form in everything you teach.

 

 

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