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 […]


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, […]


Doug here with some words on believing in yourself and how I have been overcoming my lack of confidence in my speed. I started kettlebell sport a little over four years ago, not that long compared to some of my friends who have been in the sport for 10 to 15 years. And I have […]

Follow your dreams…

“Sports are an art form” – Melissa Swanson The funny thing is I wanted to be an artist growing up, but I thought all you could do was be a painter or sculpture, my high school art teacher always encouraged me and my art but she never told me about graphic design or architectural design, […]

Training, traveling to, and competing in Russia…

Well, I thought I should do a little write up of our time in Russia, spending time in Saint Petersburg, training with Aleksander Khvosotov and Anton Anesenko at Eurofitness, and of course competing at the IUKL European Championships. So, here are some details and pictures from our amazing, fun, exciting, eye opening, and educational trip […]