Start reading The Missing Manual - Precise Kettlebell Mechanics for Pow... on the free Kindle Reading App or on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.
with Kindle Unlimited

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player


The Missing Manual - Precise Kettlebell Mechanics for Power and Longevity (Simple Strength Book 9) [Kindle Edition]

Sean Schniederjan
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Kindle Price: $5.99
Kindle Unlimited Read this title for free and get unlimited access to over 700,000 titles. Learn More

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Book Description

Easy to implement ideas on maximizing hips, shoulders and abs for better kettlebell form for the single and double kettlebell deadlift, swing, clean and snatch.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1013 KB
  • Print Length: 137 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Strength Productions LLC; 1st edition (December 16, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #177,528 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Kettlebell's Best Friend September 15, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
This book is excellent. I have been training with kettlebells for over a decade. I was very fortunate that my powerlifting coach was familiar with them from his travels to Russia for competition. I am very familiar with them, and love what they add to training. This is a must for any new user, or any expert user. You will benefit from this read for sure. I have been using what I learned in here for almost a month and it has made a marked improvement. Thank you for bringing this into my life Sean.
Was this review helpful to you?
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Missing Manual August 21, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
First, the layout makes a lot of sense. Second, I would call the material `Missing Manual' or `Everything You Need to Know About ..."
Now, most impressive and helpful for me was the discussion about the connection of hip, hip hinges and swings.
`Abs and hip hinge' - what a perfect finding.
I have never thought about swings from that point of view. I will from now on.
Also, you provide a very helpful analysis of bad swings. I love your explanation and ask your permission to translate and share with my group.

Next, your discussion about `shoulder mobility improvement' was very helpful.

Finally, I'll test Kettlebell `Density Training' for a week or two and let you know how it feels. This looks very promising.

Thank you for you hard work.

Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Kettlebell Knowledge September 20, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
The most important thing to remember about kettlebells is using good form. This book breaks down the key points and also explains safe kb progressions. Kettlebells are amazing tools that will wip you into extraordinary shape but if you don't learn the finer points kb can knock you out. I like the way the book is written the author is very knowledgeable giving you some great information that you will use again and again. Mastering these cannonballs are no joke arming yourself with the right knowledge is essential.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?

More About the Author

Sean Schniederjan was doing rock bottom one legged squats one day (perfect hip/knee/ankle function) and the next morning, his left hip "died," i.e. it had no strength at all, not even enough to step up a single stair. There was no sign of trauma at all. What happened?

Determined to figure out the cause of this mysterious and unexplained loss in total hip function, Sean set off to find the solution.

It was a frustrating search that took almost 1.5 years, but Sean finally found the solution:

Learning the natural movements of the hip.

During his search Sean discovered there was a lack of easy to find and easy to implement information on natural hip movements. He wished that the body had some kind of manual to explain how it could move. During the "dark days" of going back and forth on whether to have surgery or not, Sean decided that when he did find the answer to his "dead" left hip, he was going to share his findings with the world.

Sean has taken the knowledge from his search and put together a systematic movement system for the hip called "Cure Tight Hips Forever." If you have tightness in the front, back or sides of your hip, these are exercises that are easy to try out and could save you a lot of frustration.

Sean has a full time day job and four young children, so his books are short, practical, home-made and to the point. He is thankful for the amazon publishing platform to share training and exercise ideas.

After receiving praise for his ability to explain movements of the body simply, Sean put together a book to help people strengthen their backs for lifting things, whether deadlifting in the weight room or day-to-day lifting called "Posterior Chain Linked," which has been praised for its simplicity and performance enhancing results. One user tripled his deadlift in five minutes using the linking sequence described in this book. Sean wrote "Anterior Chain Linked" to show people how to strengthen their anterior muscles along with a program to get seriously strong abs using minimal equipment.

Muscle heads may complain that Sean is too skinny to write a book on lifting, but they won't complain about the results.

Sean also has written books on improving proper lifting form using kettlebells called the "Missing Manual," exercises to overcome common injuries from running called "Injury Free Running" (one of the exercises helped a CPT rid her knee pain and avoid knee surgery), and a book on improving pullups called "Pullup and Hanging Leg Raise Basics" to help people get more out of their pullup bars. All of his books can be found on amazon. If you have trouble with squatting, check out "Mastering the Pistol," which will should you simple hip opening exercises and how to regain your ability to do rock bottom squats and progress to one legged squats.

He has taken the powerful shoulder correcting results of the kettlebell arm bar and turkish get up exercises that combine shoulder stability and mobility and made a product that allows the user to mobilize and stabilize their shoulders anywhere called "Cure Tight Shoulders Anywhere."

Both Cure Tight Hips Forever and Cure Tight Shoulders Anywhere are perfect if your body is tightening up from too much sitting.

Sean Schniederjan lives strength and corrective exercises. He's busy just like you. Check out his material and improve the function of your joints and the overall strength of your body.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Look for Similar Items by Category