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Why The Hard-Style Swing?

What is a Hardstyle Kettlebell Swing? Within Martial Arts, there are styles categorised as Soft Styles and Hard Styles. Soft Styles emphasise relaxation and looseness while the Hard Styles emphasise high tension. If the description stopped there you might walk away with the idea that tension tells the story. But the relaxation part is just as important! The focus of the hardstyle swing is to generate as much tension as possible in the entire body using techniques used by gymnasts, powerlifters and karate practitioners at the top […]

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