The Barbarian Kettlebell Combo

Kettlebell Exercises

  • Squat Dead Curl
  • Hip Hinge Swing
  • Bottoms-up Horn Grip Clean
  • Ribbons
  • Repeat

That’s it, that’s all there is to the Barbarian kettlebell combo. It’s an awesome combo that works the full body with some primal movements like the squat, curl, swing, and ribbons (although half halos sound more manly).

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Random Knowledge Bomb

When you ask “how is my snatch?” or “how is my swing?” in a public kettlebell group you are opening up a can of worms and will get feedback from people with different styles and techniques.
Rewind. The word snatch or swing does not define anything other than “a weight is lifted from a position below the hips into an overhead position via a powerful explosive movement”, “a weight is moving back and forth in an arc or circular pattern”.
People learn from different media/sources and most of the time what they learn is just referred to by the exercise name and not the specific style/variation of that exercise. So, you will be getting lots of different feedback which might become confusing, and/or you just decide what to take on board and develop your own style from that. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as long as you are aware of that, and don’t insist your newly acquired style/variation is THE one and only way to do it.
My point. If you ask for feedback, know what you are doing or wanting to do, and include that in your request for feedback. If you do not know, just be upfront and say so, you will learn a lot that way.
Why even worry about this you ask? Because different variations have different goals. Learning more than one variation is going to open up a whole new world of kettlebell training for you and not only make your training enjoyable but also effective. Learning all the little nuances and adjustments to fine-tune is going to take you to the next level.
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