"The second edition of Kettlebell Training highlights training frequency, load, volume, intensity, and duration; how to accomplish progressive resistance; ways to train the various energy systems of the body; and the general and specific skills involved in kettlebell lifting. New chapters added to this edition include a discussion of the global growth of kettlebell use, nutrition and hydration principles, kettlebell training as a competitive sport, and a final chapter that includes a look at the holistic lifestyle of kettlebell training"—
Steve Cotter draws from a diverse background as a champion athlete and cutting-edge trainer in developing some of the most exciting programs in strength and conditioning today. He continues to research and implement the most effective training methods in kettlebell training, martial arts, qigong, strength and conditioning, athletics, and the human performance fields.
Cotter shares his years of experience as a martial artist, world-class athlete, and fitness coach in designing and supervising programs for those who take their training seriously. He is the founder and director of the International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation (IKFF) and an international lecturer and teacher in more than 40 countries. He consults with numerous professional sport teams, including the NFL's San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers; Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, and Los Angeles Dodgers; and the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks. He is a subject matter expert to the U.S. Navy SEALs, a strength and conditioning trainer for the United States Marines, and a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Cotter is also the creator of both the authoritative Encyclopedia of Kettlebell Lifting DVD series and the Full KOntact Kettlebells System and best-selling DVD series.