The role of a skilled teacher and his or her theoretical and practical experience is absolutely essential if you wish to progress in kettlebell sport in a consistent and injury free manner.
The RGSI team offers a balance of world class competitive kettlebell lifters and coaches with proven results. Knowledge and experience of the team laid foundation for publication of multiple articles and educational DVDs, development of ranking tables for the Russian Federation of Kettlebell Lifting and of the training materials for seminars RGSI manual and DVD-ROM level 1-4.
Below is a brief description of the RGSI team members.
MSIC (Master of Sports of International Class), founder of Russian Institute of Girevoy Sport.
Igor is the current world champion in the weight category of 95 kg (2011, IUKL version) and reigning champion of the Russian Federation (2012). Igor Morozov has more than 14 years of experience in professional Russian kettlebell lifting having competed in national and international competitions where he set multiple records of Russia and the world... Igor's Bio >
First Honored Master of Sports of Russia in Kettlebells
Winner of Girevoy Championship of Russia – 20 times;
Winner of World Kettlebell Championship – 10 times.
RGSI coach, MSIC (Master of Sports of International Class), holder of the absolute world record in women 24 kg snatch – 190 times.
MSIC, Certified National Level Judge in Girevoy Sport and High Category Coach (highest coach ranking available in the Russian girevoy sport, Head Coach at RGSI.
Anatoly Suhovey has consistently won or placed at the top of Russian and International Competitions in Girevoy Sport. He continues to compete by participating in Masters’ events where he won the Masters Russian Championships in 2008, 2010 and 2011 Anatoly's Bio>
Regional Lead & Director of Business Development, Asia Pacific Region
Fitness Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Managing Director - Fitness Index SG
MSIC, RGSI Coach.
MS, RGSI Coach.
Evgeny Kolyakov is a physician and a lifelong student of fitness and health. Prior to taking on Russian kettlebells in 2000, Evgeny was a successful power lifter and wrestler. He started working out with Russian kettlebells in 2000 and got his MS one year later.