Thursday, October 16, 2008

The force is strong in this one.....

Kelly Cassidy, RKC of Massachusetts was a member of Team Whitley at the October 2008 RKC. She showed strength, skill and character, the kind of stuff that we look for. What impressed me the most was her attitude- she lifted hard, every set, every rep, even if she didn't know her instructor (me) was watching. She moved with power and enthusiasm, never fearing to dive into the dirt face first. Amanda Sullivan, RKC was her partner, the "strong and dirty girls".

Kelly's willingess to perform feats of strength, on the spot, which reminded me a female version of myself. A much better looking female version of myself!

Check her out with these "hold my purse and watch this" feats.



The pitcher press, demonstrating excellent groove and tension , with just the right amount of rock-out attitude. Another strong woman from my Team, Mary Ann Lubas, RKC, cheers in the background.



2 beers anyhow. Perfect Getup form and note the focused intensity. As "showy" as this is, it's main point is to generate perfect tension and alignment. I will watch her progress with great interest...

12 comments:

Taikei Matsushita said...

That's a nice bar (or restaurant). Was it open exclusively for RKCs?

Dustin Rippetoe said...

That is still one of the strongest things I have ever seen! I'm glad I was there to see it live.

Iron Tamer said...

Taikei-It is Great Waters, close to the hotel.

Phil Scarito said...

What is there to say? I'm speachless. I love RKC weekends, We are the best of the best.

HARDSTYLE!!!

Taikei Matsushita said...

David, you got about three Vader quotes to spend.

The Force is with you, young Skywalker(name someone). But you are not a Jedi(an RKC) yet.

Don't underestimate the power of the Force(tension).

No, I'm your father!!

The last one, I don't know who'd be the receiving end.

Nikki Shlosser said...

Soooo cool. Love it.

Angelo Gala, CSCS, RKC II said...

so proud of my GF! I could not have sent a better RKC candidate to St. Paul. She is the only man or woman i have ever trained with, not just taught, who has been able to keep up with me and push me to train harder. You are a true inspiration to us all!

Way to go KC!

Mark Reifkind said...

thats crazy man, how long did that rep take?great stuff.

Kettlebell Instructor 0311 said...

That, my friend, is the hottest thing I have ever seen. Oh, my goodness.

Iron Tamer said...

She was like that ALL weekend. Thanks for sending her Angelo!

Sandy Sommer, RKC said...

Great job Kelly. What awesome skill and I'm glad I was part of the RKC with you.

fawn said...

I can't believe I missed this! Way cool... that is perfect tension! Nice job!