SMALL TEAM TRAINING PROGRAMS
When you join one of our programs, you become more than part of a group. You become a teammate for life! Our team is an inclusive community for people of all ages and skill levels. We make each other stronger! Every great team has a common goal and ours is simple:
Improve Overall Health
We intend to provide you with a simple, minimalist approach to accomplish all of your goals with the support of great teammates!
SIMPLY KETTLEBELLS PROGRESSION
Complete 40 training sessions in 2020
to earn a navy J4 Performance "Simply Strong" edition short sleeve athletic shirt
Complete 80 training sessions in 2020
to earn a grey J4 Performance "Simply Bad Ass" edition long sleeve athletic shirt & J4 logo'd sweat towel
Complete 120 training sessions in 2020
to earn a black J4 Performance "Simply Insidious" edition zip-up hoodie
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More Details Coming Soon!
PACKAGES & PRICING
8 Session Package
Valid for 8 weeks
Ideal for healthcare providers, oilfield operators, farmers and others who need a little more flexibility in their schedule.
The best value for your time and effort.
Pay as little as $12.50 / session!
Request to schedule
class days and times
$20 + $.60/km
To accommodate for equipment loading, unloading, and travel to & from your location. Price is based per session in addition to an 8-session package.
The 1st Rep Is Your Set Up
The #1 priority is your safety, which is why all participants must complete two Kettlebell Foundations classes before joining the program. We'll get to know one another, discuss safety guidelines and learn the fundamentals of the
RKC Deadlift, Goblet Squat, Swing, Clean, Press and Get Up.
Whether your goal is to improve mobility, get stronger, shed fat, or develop bad ass confidence, all great things become possible by building a strong, reliable foundation. We approach our training as a collective practice of mental, physical, emotional and spiritual skills. The kettlebell is simply one of the best tools to express our deepest sources of power.
Simply Kettlebells is not a typical group exercise class. We set an internal focus for every training session, always search for new ways to improve, and support one another throughout the process. Every class ends with a meditative reset and a gratitude ritual as a way to thank ourselves for committing to progress.
As your Russian Kettlebell Challenge (RKC) instructor, I intend to provide you with one of the best training experiences in the Peace Country.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Transparent Answers To Ensure Your Safety And Confidence
Why Should I Enroll in the Simply Kettlebells Program?
Most people I meet who are interested in starting a fitness program are either intimidated to go to the gym, unsure of what to do with all of the different equipment available, or are worried about their form and safety when performing exercises. The Simply Kettlebells program is designed to provide a positive training experience for people of all ages, skill levels, and is easily adaptable based on your unique needs. Additionally, all new members are asked to participate in a Kettlebell Foundations class to ensure that you are able to perform all exercises safely.
I also believe that improving one's mental health & physical fitness does not need to be complicated, expensive, or require a variety of fancy equipment. Kettlebells are extremely versatile, effective, and affordable if you so choose to invest in personal workout equipment.
Are Kettlebell Workouts Safe For My Low Back?
Yes! Rather than needing to place a great amount of weight on the back, maintaining a stabilized, neutral spine throughout your kettlebell training results in a resilient and healthy back. According to Professor Stuart McGill, a leading spine biomechanist, lower back strength (i.e., a heavy deadlift or back extension) does not seem to reduce the odds of having back problems. The amount of repeated stabilization efforts that are required during sets of kettlebell swings and snatches are ideal for developing this type of muscular endurance of the back.
Will Kettlebell Training Help Me Lose Fat?
Absolutely! Kettlebell endurance training is an interval-style workout (same idea as HIIT) because the use of explosive power under load requires you to do sets with a rest in between. Combined with the correct diet for you, kettlebell training provides a fast, reliable and highly effective way to lose fat and build lean muscle.
Is Kettlebell Training Safe For Aging Populations?
You bet! Kettlebell training increases bone density without the negative effects of high impact training (i.e., repetitive jumping, jogging, cycling), which results in wear and tear on the joints and minimal muscular development. By placing safe loads on the spine and other joints, it allows one to increase bone density, which can prevent bone fractures in aging populations. If you are unsure about your safety, seek medical advice from your doctor before signing up for the training program.
Do I Have To Sign Up With Friends Or Can I Sign Up Alone?
For the time being, I ask that potential new members create a team of family and friends to train with. This is to reduce any potential concerns of all members regarding COVID-19, but more importantly, to create a sense of accountability and camaraderie within our team.
How Are You Different From A Regular Trainer At A Gym?
I have earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Master of Science in Leadership & Management, in addition to several certifications as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Golf Fitness Coach, and Russian Kettlebell Certified instructor. My hands-on experience working with 18 NCAA athletic teams and learning 1-on-1 from world renown coaches over the past 3 years sets me apart from most other trainers in Northern Alberta.
Other people have told me that kettlebells are dangerous. Is this true?
The sad reality is, most fitness coaches, trainers, etc., are not qualified to teach exercises such as kettlebell swings and other complex exercises. I, on the other hand, am 1 of 3 Russian Kettlebell Certified Instructors in all of Western Canada. I have been training with kettlebells for 5 years and have taught kids, as well as grandparents, how to safely and effectively perform a variety of exercises. I take pride in my extensive continuing education and intend to change people's perception about kettlebell training.