Archive for the ‘Kettlebell Training’ Category

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COURSE: Human Movement Optimization and Performance Enhancement

DATE: March 3-4, 2018

TIME: Saturday 8a-5p. Sunday 9a-4p.

COST: $259


Joe Sansalone, NASM, NSCA, ACSM, ACE, FMS-2, SFG-2, USAW-2 StrongFirst Senior Instructor / EXOS Mentorship Graduate, Owner and Director of Performance Enhancement Training, Optimum Performance Training Institute (OPTI)

Corey Beavin, BS, NASM, ACSM, FMS-2, SFG-1, Performance Enhancement Specialist, Director of Education and Internships, Optimum Performance Training Institute (OPTI)



  • The Human Organism as a Complex Adaptive System
  • The OPTI Philosophy on Movement – Nutrition – Recovery interdependence and lifestyle optimization
  • Human Movement as a Complex Adaptive System
  • Myofascial Systems and Planes of Motion
  • The OPTI hierarchy of Movement Patterns
  • Motor Learning and Complex Adaptive Systems
  • The Environment and its influence on Motor Learning
  • Neurophysiology and Sensorimotor Integration
  • Motor Development and Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Effecting and Influencing Motor Pattern Behavior
  • Regulating the Autonomic Nervous System and Increasing Sensory Systems Sensitivity
  • Concentrated Sensory Input (CSI), Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) and Reactive Neuromuscular Training (RNT)
  • Motor Development Adaptations: Efficiencies, Competencies and Capacities
  • Coaching a Complex Adaptive System: Optimizing Motor Development and Performance Enhancement
  • The OPTI Movement Optimization Training Process
  • The OPTI Movement Optimization Programming Template



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Date: June 28, 2014
Time: 10am – 5pm
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Part 1 of 4:

Here I go over the fundamental alignment and positioning needed to develop optimal Kettlebell Swing technique.

Part 2 of 4:

This video covers how to turn proper positioning and alignment into the optimal movement sequencing and mechanics of the Kettlebell Swing.

Part 3 of 4:

Christine Norris and I go over a few key mistakes we see in the execution of the Kettlebell Swing and some drills and cues to correct the problems.

Part 4 of 4:

How to reduce injury potential at the start and finish of the Kettlebell Swing.