Kettlebell Swing

September 30, 2021

The Setup

  • Starting position is toes 20cm away from handle
  • Grip the kettlebell with both hands.
  • Shoulder blades pulled down and together
  • Pull kettlebell onto its side then initiate the back swing

Coaching points


  • Showing stability through the shoulder rapid extension of the hips and knees the Kettlebell pops up guided with the arms until it reaches an overhead locked out position stacked over your shoulders with a neutral spine


Quality Criteria


  • Stability through the shoulders
  • Neutral spine
  • Vertical shins at the backswing
  • No excessive knee bent at backswing
  • Ribcage locked down in overhead lockout position
  • Arms straight overhead

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