Charles MacMahon: Kettlebell Juggling (1927)

Charles MacMahon: Kettlebell Juggling (1927)

The juggling of kettle-bells is a broad subject and I will not attempt to outline all the juggling stunts that are possible, but will merely give you instructions on a few of the most common.

As the title states, you need a kettle-bell or two, or ring-weights with stationary handles.

Görner the Mighty and his Incredible Kettlebell Two Hands Anyhow Record

Görner the Mighty and his Incredible Kettlebell Two Hands Anyhow Record

At Dresden on 25th July, 1920, Görner lifted the enormous weight of 430 lb. (a little more than 195 kilos) overhead in the Two Hands ‘Anyhow’ style, performing the feats with four kettleweights in the following manner. He first of all swung with the right hand two kettleweights, one weighing 110¼ lb. and the other 99¼ lb.

Eugene Sandow Teaches the Kettlebell Swing/Snatch (1894)

Eugene Sandow Teaches the Kettlebell Swing/Snatch (1894)

This is an effective as well as graceful exercise, calling into play the chief muscles of the trunk and limbs, and imparting litheness and elasticity to the movements.

The bell is placed on the floor a little in front of the feet, ring to the right, heels in line, and about ten inches apart.