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USA Kettlebell Sport Taps Reebok Sports Club/NY to Host 2013 Nationals

19 Jun, 2013


Highly Anticipated Sport/Fitness Competition to be Held in September

Reebok Sports Club/NY has announced that it has been selected to host one of the fastest-rising competitions in the sport and fitness world, the 2013 USA Kettlebell Sport Nationals. On September 7, 2013 the sport’s athletes from around the world will gather to participate in the most anticipated Kettlebell competition of the year.

“Hosting the USA Nationals at Reebok Sports Club/NY - the premier health fitness venue in New York City and in the United States - will be an unforgettable experience for both our sport and our athletes,” said Yuri Petunov, President of American Kettlebell Alliance (AKA). “With its irrefutable reputation, we feel Reebok Sports Club/NY is the right partner to help us promote and bring to light the competitive USA Kettlebell Sport movement to US fans.”?

The sport of kettlebell (also known as Girevoy Sport), originally was practiced and hailed as the ultimate fitness training technique of the Russian military in the 1970s, and has since made a name for itself on the world’s stage as the ultimate test of power, strength and endurance. Kettlebell Sport competitions require athletes to work under a sub maximal load, completing as many kettlebell lift repetitions as possible in a set time frame of ten minutes.

Club Members along with guests and VIPs will be invited to watch and cheer on the sport’s top athletes as they compete at Reebok Sports Club/NY on September 7, 2013. The USA Kettlebell Nationals is organized and funded by the American Kettlebell Alliance (AKA/IUKL) and the International Kettlebell Sport and Fitness Academy (IKSFA), which aims to deliver the highest standard of training and education for the kettlebell sport and fitness professionals.

“We are honored to have been chosen as the host for such an exciting and prestigious event in the fitness world,” said Tonya Jacobs, Regional Director of Operations at Sports Club/LA and Reebok Sports Club/NY. “We are confident that the 2013 USA National Kettlebell Sport Championship will find the best athletes to represent the USA on the international arena.”?

USA Nationals in September is the only opportunity for US athletes to earn one of the coveted spots to compete at the IUKL World Kettlebell Sport Championship in Tyumen, Russia on November 22-26, 2013. More details on the event will be announced soon. Information on the competition will be found at http://www.aka-sport.org and information on the club can be found at http://www.sportsclubla.com for additional details on Reebok Sports Club/NY.

About the About Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, LLC. : Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, LLC. is an operator of seven premier health and wellness Clubs committed to helping Members achieve their fitness goals by providing an extensive range of amenities and programs, as well as access to highly experienced fitness professionals, all within state-of-the-art venues of unparalleled size. The Clubs within the company’s portfolio include: Sports Club/LA complexes in Boston, Chestnut Hill, Miami, San Francisco, Washington D.C and New York's Upper East Side as well as Reebok Sports Club/NY. Information: http://www.sportsclubla.com

About the American Kettlebell Alliance: The American Kettlebell Alliance (AKA) was founded in 2011 and is a USA Nonprofit Organization that aims to develop the Kettlebell Sport in the United States. With the objectives of strengthening friendship between nations and building strong global cooperation in sport, the AKA is a leading organization for Kettlebell athletes of all ages. The AKA is the exclusive USA representative of IUKL (International Union of Kettlebell Lifting). Information: http://www.aka-sport.org

About the International Kettlebell Sport and Fitness Academy: The International Kettlebell Sport and Fitness Academy (IKSFA) was founded in 2009 with the goal to promote and deliver the highest standard of Training and Education for the Kettlebell Sport & Fitness Professionals. IKSFA is set a Platinum Standard of Certifications, Clinics, and Workshops by providing our trainees with the latest achievements of Sport Scientists and top World Coaches. Its methods are based on long term experience and solid academic background of our best in the world coaching personnel. IKSFA is a proud provider of CEU for ACE and NASM. Information: http://www.iksfa.com

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