"If you've never trained with or even met Ken Blackburn, it would be understandable if you were a little intimidated by this heavily muscled Stone- Cold Steve Austin look alike. However, after a few seconds of talking with him, you'll quickly understand why he's known and loved all throughout the world for his combination of high-level athletic conditioning, movement skills and equally high-level coaching abilities. If you want to talk about Kettlebells, Ken is one of the most accomplished coaches not only in the whole of United States but is also recognized via his colleagues as one of the best in the world. That's easy to see when you start counting dozens of Kettlebell champions that he's coached and developed programs for. That includes his son, Mitch Blackburn, who is a world-class lifter as well.