I passed the Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC) with Dan John August 17-18, 2019 Torrance, CA

This post is a bit late, having now been nearly 4 weeks after I passed the RKC but it’s one that needs to be done! About 4 months prior, I saw that an RKC was announced on the West Coast in Southern California, and with Dan John. For those of you who might not know[…]

Progressive Calisthenics Instructor Certification Workshop, Feb 2017 Mountain View, CA

Two weekends ago, I attended the Progressive Calisthenics Instructor Certification (PCC) Workshop at Evolution Trainers in Mountain View, CA. When I heard that the PCC was coming to the SF Bay, I jumped at the chance to learn from the brothers, Al Kavadlo and Danny Kavadlo, who are famous on the internet for their amazing[…]

Strength Matters Kettlebell Certification Level 1: NYC Oct 21-23, 2016

It’s the beginning of September, and I ping Mark “Rif” Reifkind, my kettlebell coach and Chief Instructor of Strength Matters, on Facebook. I talk about the problems of my right arm press of 24kg, one of two last problem points as I head into the Strength Matters Kettlebell Certification. Of course, it degrades into defeatist[…]