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Rings of Power by Mike GIllette

Rings of Power by Mike Gillette Cool new book from Mike Gillette about Ring Training for all fitness levels. Being on this shoot with Mike was like working with a real live action hero! (And I got to put a cinderblock on him too!) Mike knows his stuff and shares everything you need to know for his versatile go-anywhere ring training.  Full progressions of every exercise, workout plans, and all the know-how to take the training as far as you wish. Good stuff, and yes, that's me on the left side of the cover  :)

BONUS Podcast Mini Episode: The SCC-HKC Combo with Adrienne Harvey, Senior PCC and Mike Krivka, Master RKC

Bonus Episode!

This is the first in a series of 4 bonus episodes loosely focused on topics related to the SCC (Strength Calisthenics Certification) and HKC (Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification) workshop combo that Mike and I will be leading on June 11th and 12th in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  This will be the first ever combo workshop weekend for the SCC/HKC, and if you register for both, you'll save $, if you register for both before April 30th, you'll save even more.  Mike's facility, CrossFit Koncepts is absolutely ideal for BOTH workshops and I really look forward to teaching there again. 

Show Notes:

    •    0:25 The first ever SCC/HKC Combo Workshop added to
    •    Adrienne Harvey, Senior PCC Instructor will be teaching the SCC in Gaithersburg, Mike Krivka, Master RKC will be teaching the HKC
    •    0:52 Why Mike would rather teach an HKC workshop than an RKC workshop!
    •    1:10 The HKC's Swing, Goblet Squat, and Get-Up make a phenomenal difference in athletes' performance
    •    1:40 How a normal personal trainer or coach with a solid training foundation will benefit from adding the kettlebell Swing, goblet squat, and get-up to their toolkit.
    •    2:00 Not just for athletes....
    •    2:19 The foundational movements are what we need to be teaching.
    •    2:50 SCC and HKC are both one-day foundational programs.
    •    3:09 Even if you've been doing push-ups since PE in elementary school...
    •    3:27 Most people have some very funny ideas about performing the basics... push-ups, pull-ups, bodyweight squats...
    •    3:40 We will discuss the power of the basics in more detail on a future bonus episode!
    •    4:10 How Mike helps people who were "trained by youtube"
    •    4:56 Mike works with people who are trainers who don't know how to do a push up or a kettlebell Swing!
    •    5:26 You will come away from the combination of the HKC and SCC with a real appreciation of the power of the basics
    •    6:00 The basics are the basics for a reason...
    •    6:27 Adrienne: I've helped instruct at PCC workshops since the beginning in 2013... and an issue keeps coming up...
    •    6:40 Fit instructors, and calisthenics instructors have a hard time with this...
    •    7:07 The importance of learning to teach and communicate the "how to"
    •    8:08 Filling in the missing pieces that even accomplished trainers have
    •    8:30 We still practice the early lead up drills... for movements we've been working on for years!
    •    9:00 Adrienne got a DVD in 2008 to learn the Swing... she "knew it all" HAHAHAHAHAHAH
    •    9:27 The clearer you are on these basics the easier it is to teach them to a variety of clients with varying learning styles.
    •    9:40 Mike Krivka will be presenting at this year's Dragon Door Health and Strength Conference. (Hey! Me too!)
    •    10:00 Mike asks who are you really training...
    •    11:00 the SCC/HKC combo is for...
    •    11:20 Adrienne's observations from doing many interviews for Dragon Door with athletes, high level military, olympians etc...
    •    11:40 Injury prevention...
    •    11:55 What's up on the NEXT Bonus Podcast Episode!
    •    12:30 We've hosted workshops together before and hope to repeat and improve on that experience for everyone in Gaithersburg, MD with the SCC/HKC combo weekend on June 11-12th


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