“They say that strength doesn’t count, but it does. Maybe it wouldn’t make a difference if the opponent didn’t know anything. If the opponent knows something, then strength starts to count.” – Carlson Gracie
One of the most versatile and, best value training tools available to the BJJ athlete is the kettlebell. The dynamic and ballistic nature of kettlebell training, using pushing, pulling and rotational whole body movements make them an ideal training aid for BJJ. One of the main benefits is that of explosive hip flexion/extension, this can also be trained using Olympic lifts, but for those who don’t have access to an Olympic Barbell, bumper plates and lifting platforms, there are kettlebells at a fraction of the price.
If you want to introduce kettlebell training into your workout routine, then one of the must-learn movements is the Kettlebell Warrior Walk.
Here is how to do it, as explained by Steve Cotter:
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