Competing at the Canadian CKA Nationals in Edmonton

Back at Pride after returning home from Edmonton, Canada, and it is time to think about and write about the lessons learned in competing up in Canada. Before I get into my set and my performance, I’d like to talk about the CKA and the people who run it and the other competitors. I had […]

Reaping the rewards from kettlebell sport…

I wanted to write this epic, thought provoking, emotional article about kettlebell sport that would attract people to the sport, and I am not sure if this article will achieve my desired effect, but I am going to try. Kettlebell sport fits me and it fits my personality, if you know me personally then you […]

It’s time…kettlebell sport needs tested and untested classes…

I have been thinking about this for a couple years now…I think it is time to separate kettlebell sport into “tested” and “untested” classes (the same way powerlifting split in the 80’s. The sport has grown enough and there are plenty of competitors for the split to happen. Drug testing in kettlebell sport is a […]

Monday Motivation 22: Dealing with adversity

You’ve made a list of goals, one month, six month, one year, five year goals, everything is going great and then BOOM you get kneecapped by a shadowy figure and your plans all fall apart. Well…you can roll around and scream “why me” or you can get up and knock the dust off and make […]

South Korea was amazing!

First and foremost, huge thanks to everyone who donated a couple dollars and ordered shirts to help me out on this trip, seriously without all of you this trip would not have happened. Big thanks to Lindsay and Vann and Sara and everyone else who helped out at the gym! Knowing the gym was running […]

What program and which coach is best?

by Doug Seamans   This debate has raged for years now…decades actually. While it may seem like I am beating a dead horse, I still hear people who want to argue that this program (usually the one they are using) and this coach (usually their coach) are the best and everyone should use this program […]

ARNOLD EXPO 2017 – FACE OFF ON THE MAIN STAGE

So every year I travel to the Arnold expo in Columbus, Ohio to compete in kettlebell sport. This year of course was no different. This was my 4th Arnold Expo and it was spectacular! Lifting next to world champions, meeting the strongest man in the world, being on stage in front of thousands of people, […]