The third annual EKA Pentathlon took place in Higham Ferrers on the 7th September.  We had 42 athletes signed up and ready to lift which makes it the biggest of its kind in England since the the introduction of the Pentathlon back in 2013.    The Pentathlon consists of 5 lifts of 6 minutes duration […]

GSU English Championship 2019

Author: Del Wilson      The relenting rain and cool conditions seemed to subside just as 70 competitors amassed at Rossett school in Harrogate for the English Championships 2019. Hot conditions are never ideal for lifting and today was indeed a hot one! Rossett school usually plays host to the British Championships at the end […]

IKMF European Championships 2019

IKMF Euros, Nyborg Denmark (by Del Wilson) 9 members of Team England embarked on a journey to Denmark for the IKMF European Marathon lifting championships. Team members were Oli Mell, Jenny Whitcombe, Neil McPartland, Del Wilson, Corey Parcell, Graham Morris and Ruth Tarrant and her two boys, Eddie and Issac. This was to be the […]

EKA Rankings are Changing

Some of you will have had the pleasure of earning some rather smart ranking badges at the qualifying/ranking events in Jan/Feb this year. Your next opportunity to get your hands on the badges will be at the GSU English Championships on the 22nd June 2019! HOWEVER!!! It’s become increasingly apparent to us at the EKA […]

EKA 2019 England Team Qualifiers & Ranking Events

For the first time the EKA held standalone qualifying events for Team England places, at these same events we introduced brand new ranking badges and some rather smart certificates in recognition of those achieving EKA ranks. Some athletes took the opportunity to use the events for the purposes of ranking only and we’re hopeful to […]

The WKSF European Championships 2018

It was a chilly November 2018 and 11 English athletes arrived in to the small town of Maia, Portugal for the first WKSF European Championships. With training complete, all that was left to do was deliver quality performances on the platform! Over 100 athletes from around 20 countries were in attendance, each one of them […]

EKA Membership Update

The English Kettlebell Association is pleased to announce some exciting changes to memberships from 1st January 2019. These changes mean we can offer you more as a member (keep your eye on the website and social media pages for 2019 competition news and events), as well as improving the sign up process and renewal security! […]

The IUKL Kettlebell World Championship 2018

October 10-15, Daugavpils, Latvia Six English athletes ventured out to Daugavpils, south-eastern Latvia for the annual IUKL Kettlebell World Championships. Daugavpils Olympic Center played host to over 400 Kettlebell athletes from over 30 countries.   ATHLETES AND RESULTS Day by Day Day 1 – From our small but well-formed squad it was big Chris Guyll […]

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