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Beginner Kettlebell Workshop (Melbourne)

Beginner Kettlebell Workshop - Melbourne

Strength & conditioning is an important part of martial arts training at A.I.M. Academy.

Kettlebells are an excellent tool for strength & conditioning, and are a perfect complement for martial arts training & performance.

Kettlebell training will be gradually introduced at the A.I.M. Academy in the coming months, within our Martial Fitness classes, as part of our fighters training, and also to help prepare our Tough Mudders for the Tough Mudder event in September.

This Beginner Kettlebell Workshop will teach you how to train safely, with good technique, so you can stay free of injury. Good technique will also allow you to increase the intensity and weights you work with, and therefore, your overall strength gains.

The Beginner Kettlebell Workshop will follow the Dragon Door ‘Hardstyle’ system of kettlebell training, and will be taught by A.I.M. Academy HKC* Instructor, Kacey Chong.

The workshop will cover:

  • Hip Hinge
  • Deadlift
  • Hardstyle Breathing
  • Pendulum Swing
  • Two-Hand Swing
  • Singe-Arm Swing
  • Alternating Swing
  • Goblet Squat
  • And much more…

Next month, we will run a follow-up Beginner Kettlebell Workshop II, which will cover the Get Up, RKC Arm Bar, and more…

* HKC = Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification (certified by Andrew Read of Dragon Door Australia)



This Beginner Kettlebell Workshop is suitable for:

  • A.I.M. Academy Members who currently train in our Martial Fitness, Boxing, Kickboxing/Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) classes
  • A.I.M. Academy Fighters
  • A.I.M. Academy Tough Mudders
  • Anyone else (including general public) starting out with kettlebells who wants to train safely, improve their technique, and be able to increase the weights they’re working with.

All welcome! No experience necessary!


Attending a Beginner Kettlebell Workshop is essential for anyone participating in our Martial Fitness classes, as well as A.I.M. Academy fighters.

Members who have not completed the Beginner Kettlebell Workshop will be limited to using the very light kettlebells and will not be permitted to use heavier weights until they complete a Beginner Kettlebell Workshop.

Alternatively, those who cannot make it to this Workshop can opt to do Personal Training sessions with A.I.M. Academy HKC Instructor, Kacey Chong.



Date: Sunday 26 May 2013

Times: 12pm to 2pm (arrive at 11:30am for Registration)

(Please note: Depending on the number of participants, we may go overtime to ensure that everyone has developed a satisfactory level of technique to train safely).

Venue: A.I.M. Academy. Level 1, 199-201 Barkly St, Footscray (Melbourne, Australia)

EARLY BIRD PRICE (pay by Sunday 19 May):

A.I.M. Academy Members: $50 | General Public: $70

STANDARD PRICE (pay after Sunday 19 May):

A.I.M. Academy Members: $70 | General Public: $90

Bookings Essential: RSVP on our Facebook Event, or book your place by calling A.I.M. Academy on (03) 9077 9028.



A.I.M. Academy Members: Pay cash at A.I.M. Academy Reception by Sunday 19 May

General Public: Direct deposit to A.I.M. Academy bank account via internet banking by Sunday 19 May (see below for bank details)



Bank: Commonwealth Bank

Account Name: New Nexus Pty Ltd

BSB: 063 240

Account No.: 1052 6998

Please remember to include your Full Name in the description so we know who the payment is from. Thank You!