LT 059 | Steve Cotter – It All Begins with the Mind

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This week’s guest is world renowned kettlebell expert, Steve Cotter.

As the Founder and Director of IKFF, Steve Cotter draws from an extensive and diverse background as a champion athlete and cutting-edge trainer to develop some of the most complete and exciting programs in strength and conditioning today.

Throughout his lifelong study, Steve continues to research and implement the most effective training methods in kettlebells, martial arts, qigong, strength and conditioning, athletics and human performance fields. He constantly improves his skills and abilities to benefit, teach and motivate you.

Named to Men’s Health Magazine’s “100 Fittest Men of All-Time”, Cotter shares his years of experience as a martial artist, world-class athlete and fitness coach to design and supervise programs for those who take their training seriously. While each client is unique, a common theme always presents itself in Steve’s training programs; an unyielding focus, unparalleled intensity and precise attention to detail.

Working tirelessly to share his passion for teaching as well as fitness and health, Steve teaches on 6 continents and has developed qualified kettlebell fitness instructors representing over 60 nations and growing.

Here’s what you will learn in this episode:

  • Steve’s background and education
  • Steve’s book and home study course, Kettlebell Training
  • Travelling around the world and how to deal with the effects on your body
  • Attitude and Mindset
  • Different types of kettlebells | cast iron vs. competition bells
  • The history of GS
  • Strength Endurance and Strength-Power Endurance
  • Hardstyle and Girevoy Sport differences
  • 3 Most important things when training with kettlebells
  • Power Output in Athletics
  • and much more



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