The kettlebell deadlift is an important lift for any training program and the technique used to pick up the kettlebells from the floor for many kettlebell exercises.

Teaching Points

  1. Stand with feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart.
  2. Point the toes out slightly.
  3. The kettlebells will be positioned between your feet.
  4. Keep a neutral spine.
  5. Hinge at the hips whilst looking straight ahead.
  6. Grasp the kettlebells by the handles.
  7. Inhale into the belly and keep the core braced.
  8. Drive through the hips, and squeeze the glutes until your body reaches full extension.
  9. Exhale at the top.