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(Specialty warm-up: 5L, 5R kettlebell back squat, 5L, 5R kettlebell swing, 5L, 5R kettlebell row) Kettlebell back squat: 1 x 3L, 3R @ fact-finding weight 3 x 3L, 3R @ as heavy as possible in each set 3 x 9L, 9R @ (up to) 30-40% of barbell back squat 2RM Then, 3 rounds of: 7 Kettlebell "Short swing" @ (up to) 5RM

3L, 3R Kettlebell bent-over row @ scheme-appropriate (performed from Good Morning position- weight does not touch ground)

And then, 3 rounds of:

9 Kettlebell "Short swing" @ (minimum) 1 interval down from above

5L, 5R Kettlebell row @ same (standard row- from the ground)

“Short swing” has always simply denoted a heavy, short-range kettlebell swing with the intent of safely driving as much weight as structurally possible to just below chin height. Through 100% fault of mine, the terminology had become murky. The purpose of the short swing is to (with all other positional standards in place) allow for a shorter-range swing at aspirational weights; That strategy has beyond any doubt built the confidence and physicality that in turn, allows for powerful and incredible parallel-with-floor swings in all of our trainees and trainers at significant weights. The term "Short swing" will exclusively be used on days where the demand is organized, heavy, and progressive- at or near a structural- or scheme- max. Anything less than our current structural max at any designated scheme is simply a "kettlebell swing". Thank you to Matt/ AAAC for the provocation to clarify the language. If any questions remain, please do not hesitate to ask. Kettlebell swing reminder: Power and position govern weight- If we lose our strong hinge, back rounds, or legs fail to snap straight in the “dr