Strength: noun. the ability to overcome.

The Kettlebell Snatch.

The only thing that jacks people’s elbows up more is the kettlebell clean.

Here’s a quick video of a technique, called, The Elephant’s Trunk Snatch.

Yeah, I know, pretty goofy name. I don’t know what else to call it. I didn’t come up with it, I just named it.

Anyway, watch the video and try this version out to see if it works better for you than what you’re doing now.


Want to know more about proper kettlebell technique? Check out Kettlebell STRONG!. It’s over 3.5 hours of instructional DVDs providing you with step-by-step instructions on how to perform the more advanced double kettlebell exercises.

It also includes and 89-page book with the common mistakes most people make and how you should fix them.

Get your copy here.

Almost forgot – this is the fourth part of a 4-part video series. If you missed any of the other videos, here they are below:

Kettlebell Exercises – Avoiding Injuries Through Correct Posture

Kettlebell Exercises – Avoiding Injuries Through Proper Set Up

Kettlebell Exercises – Avoiding Injuries On The Kettlebell Clean


Avoiding Injuries On The Kettlebell Ballistics – Part 3, The Clean

by GEOFFN May 21, 2014 kettlebell exercises

For the past couple of days we’ve been discussing how to avoid injuries while performing your kettlebell ballistics. We covered set and posture in videos 1 and 2. (Video 1 – Posture for kettlebell exercises is here. And video 2 – set up for kettlebell exercises is here.) Today, we’re covering the one cue that […]

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How To Avoid Kettlebell Injuries – Part 2

by GEOFFN May 20, 2014 kettlebell exercises

… And no I’m not talking about dropping the durn things on your toes or head or anything like that. This is part 2 in the series, especially applicable to elbows and biceps. Here’s the video. In it you’ll learn two simple drills you can implement today. To learn more about refining your technique – […]

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Kettlebell Injuries – How To Protect Your Elbows And Biceps, Part 1

by GEOFFN May 19, 2014 kettlebell exercises

It seems people are still getting injured using kettlebells, even with all the great resources out there, like StrongFirst and RKC. I guess the number of bad resources outweigh the good. Or maybe it’s just the “killer workout” mentality that so many unqualified trainers bring to the table with this “cool new kettle-ball workout.” I […]

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“Goofy” Exercise That Improves Your Posture, Boosts Your Strength

by GEOFFN May 15, 2013 Movement

I’ve been around the fitness industry a LONG time – 20 years. I’ve seen a lot of stuff come and go. And a lot of stuff that hasn’t left that should. One of the things that has bled from the rehabilitative/health industry over into the fitness industry is the idea of “corrective exercise.” You know, […]

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