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How Does My Kettlebell Swing Look?
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BigGuy1987
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Join date: Jun 2010
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Hi

Do you guys mind giving your thoughts about that? I believe I have been swinging a little to much with my Legs and Im trying to actually have less knee motion but focusing only on the Hipmovement.

Here is the Video:




Apricieate any comment guys.

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Kraky
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Join date: Mar 2012
Location: France
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I'm not a KB swing specialist but one thing I notice is you don't pull the kettlebell back down, you just let gravity do it for you. "Attack the zippers" like Dan John would say. This video should help you technique wise :

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Wrah
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Join date: Oct 2007
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I believe less knee motion comes more naturally with 1 handed variations, so you could try 1 handed swings. Also, if you keep with the 2 handed swings you will probably have to put your legs wider apart to allow more trunk movement.

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louiek
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Join date: Nov 2011
Location: Illinois, USA
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Less knee bend, like a deadlift. And what Kraky said.

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BigGuy1987
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Join date: Jun 2010
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Thank you guys. So there should be close to zero kneeband right? Like he eyplains here

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