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RKC Level 2 Inspired Workout, A Get Up Video, Mace and Kettlebell simple combo

So much fun checking out the newly revised, updated, and improved RKC Level 2 curriculum this past weekend and cheering on my fellow RKCs!   People showed up literally from all over the world.   Anyway, I was reminded of a great drill and stand alone exercise that was absolutely perfect for the skill level of my small group classes - the Long Press.   I had been wanting to teach them the push press and eventually the clean and jerk, but we had been running into problems (those forgetful hips....).   The Long Press is a POWERFUL full body exercise that teaches the sort of feel one has at the push press without creating some bad habits.

Here's the workout (with hip hinge added in to make sure the hips don't get forgetful!)

What a Big Weekend!

As far as we know - and we both checked, Laurel Blackburn of Tallahassee Kettlebells and Boot Camps To Go and I are the only 2 female RKC Level 2 Instructors in Florida.   So of course we have to meet up from time to time, and get a whole lot of fun stuff going on.  This always seems to involve tons of coffee in various forms (yes, I brought my stovetop espresso maker), dark chocolate, feats of strength, multiple computers, cameras, and lots of grilled steak.  Today was no slouch of a day - getting an early start at the gym - gotta say I always covet that cargo net and other various obstacles and just massive square footage Laurel h

RKC Level 2 Workshop Experience Journal 2011

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Workshop Experiences

Adrienne Harvey GiryaGirl.com InterviewsPersonal experience journals and reviews of various workshops (usually Dragon Door, but there will be others too!)  The Orlando RKC Journal is complete, the RKC Level 2 is on the way, as is the CK-FMS and Bodyweight Exercise workshop experiences.

Let's Train in Chicago!

SCC Strength Calisthenics CertificationLet's train together in Chicago! The Dragon Door SCC (Strength Calisthenics Certification) is coming to Chicago June 3rd, 2017. Register early to save $50. Hope to see you there. This powerful one-day workshop is great for trainers looking to upgrade their calisthenics toolkit, or for serious exercise enthusiasts who want to fine-tune their own training.
 

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  :)

 

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