KB Academy I: Training by Dr. Andy Chen in TrainHeroic

KB Academy I

Moment Physical Therapy & Performance

Coaches
Dr. Andy Chen and Dr. Kristi Fata

KB Academy is the premier kettlebell training program for people that want to learn how to learn the fundamental skills under the guidance of certified kettlebell coaches.

This 6-week training program will help you master the squat, deadlift, swing, clean, and turkish get-up. Our coaches are doctorate trained physical therapist who have helped hundreds of people learn how to use kettlebells.

We utilize a very systematic approach to teaching where every workout builds on one another so there is a logical progression of skills.

Learn how to train kettlebells, improve your strength, build power, and move better.

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Develop technical proficiency
We show you how to master the squat, deadlift, swing, clean, press, and turkish get-ups. Our program is created to build on each workout and our coaches can provide you feedback throughout the learning process to make sure you are technically sound.
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We hold our students to a high standard
At the end of your program, you get a chance to submit your technique videos where our coaches will grade you on your proficiency. If you pass then you will receive a certificate of competency but if you need to resubmit then we will provide you feedback on how to improve.
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Move better and feel stronger
The kettlebell is a tool that allows you train multiple qualities at once. Our students often notice an improvement in muscle tone, strength, conditioning, and power.
Features
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Access to your coaches
Coaches who will hold you accountable and provide the feedback you need to make sure your technique is always spot on
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Programming 3 days per week
Daily strength, conditioning, and skill training that’s accessible and challenging for athletes of any level or background
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Detailed, expert instruction
Coaches who will hold you accountable and provide the feedback you need to grow, we constantly curate content to help you improve your form
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Delivered through TrainHeroic
Time tested programming, access to your certified kettlebell coaches, and technical support all at the touch of your finger tips.
Equipment
Required
At least one kettlebell(specifics in FAQ)
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Sample Week
Week 1 of 6-week program
Monday
Week 1 Day 2

A1

Beast Crawl Hold

1 x 0:30

A2

Double Leg Bridges

1 x 15

A3

Calf Raises

1 x 30

A4

Side Bridge Hold

1 x 0:30

B1

KB Deadlift

3 x 5

B2

Two Hand Dead Clean

3 x 5

B3

KB Goblet Squat

3 x 5

C1

KB Hike Pass

2 x 5

C2

Goblet March

2 x 16

C3

Tall Plank

2 x 0:15

D1

Dead Stop KB Swing

2 x 5

D2

SA Suitcase March

2 x 12

D3

Push Up

2 x MAX

Wednesday
Week 1 Day 4

A1

Beast Crawl Hold

1 x 0:30

A2

Double Leg Bridges

1 x 15

A3

Calf Raises

1 x 30

A4

Side Bridge Hold

1 x 0:30

B1

SA KB Deadlift

3 x 5

B2

Learn SA KB Clean with 2 Hands

3 x 3

B3

Dead Clean

3 x 0:15

C1

Suitcase Deadlift

2 x 5

C2

Dead Clean

2 x 3

C3

Dead Clean to Squat

2 x 5

D1

KB Hike Pass

2 x 5

D2

Dead Stop KB Swing

2 x 5

D3

Continuous KB Swing

2 x 5

Friday
Week 1 Day 6

A1

Beast Crawl Hold

1 x 0:30

A2

Double Leg Bridges

1 x 15

A3

Calf Raises

1 x 30

A4

Side Bridge Hold

1 x 0:30

B1

Learn SA KB Clean with 2 Hands

3 x 3

B2

Dead Clean

3 x 3

B3

Dead Clean to Push Press with 5 s Eccentric

3 x 3

C1

Dead Clean to Squat to March

2 x 6

C2

Split Squat Isometric Hold

2 x 0:20

D1

Dead Clean to Push Press to March

2 x 6

D2

Split - Squat

2 x 10

Coaches
coach-avatar Dr. Andy Chen

Doctor of Physical Therapist(DPT), StrongFirst Certified(SFG-1)

coach-avatar Dr. Kristi Fata

Doctor of Physical Therapy(DPT), Russian Kettlebell Certification(RKC)

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speed up the learning curve with your kb training

We have made the mistakes, and had the growing pains so we created a program to systematically teach you how to use kettlebells

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FAQs
Who is this training appropriate for?
This program is perfect for anyone that is starting out with their kettlebell training as well as fitness and healthcare providers that want to learn how to implement kettlebell training with their clients.
Which kettlebells should I have? (at least one is required)
Males with <1 year of general training(16kg, 20kg, 24kg) and >1 year of general training(20kg, 24kg, 32kg). Females with <1 year of general training(8kg, 12kg, 16kg) and >1 year of general training(12kg, 16kg, 20kg).
How will I have access to our coaches?
You will be able to chat with your coach through the message board where you can ask questions along with post videos to get feedback on your technique.
When does this program start?
You get to select the start date when you purchase the program.
How long will I have access to the program?
You will have access to the program for the calendar year once you decide on a start date.
Will this program certify me to be a kettlebell coach?
This program is not a certification to train other people. However, you have the option to get your skills critiqued at the end of the program to receive a certificate of competency showing that you have developed technical efficiency with the movements.
The Proof
verified-athlete-avatar Alex Abowd

Obstacle course enthusiast

Verified Athlete

"I was always intimidated about learning kettlebells but coaches Kristi and Andy really know what they are doing when they teach. This program has given me all the confidence I need to continue to build on these skills."

verified-athlete-avatar Leah Gilbert

Avid Backpacker, Biker, and Dog Mom

Verified Athlete

"KB Academy changed the way my body feels. I am so much more energized when I'm going on my adventures and I can't wait to continue to utilize these skills!"

verified-athlete-avatar Dr. John Ly

Sports Physical Therapist

Verified Athlete

"This program revitalized my training and I'm moving so much better than before. The best part is that I get to use these same systematic approach in the clinic to help all of the athletes that I work with."

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