The Andrea DuCane Interview: Beyond RKC

Coach and Director of Content and Community

Dragon Door is widely recognized for establishing the first kettlebell certification in the US—the Russian Kettlebell Challenge, or RKC. But this history and wide recognition has made the term "RKC" a kind of industry jargon word, that, sadly, not everyone seems to really understand. And many folks are probably aware that there have been many changes since co-founder Pavel Tsatsouline left, but few seem to know exactly what's changed.


To get the lowdown on what’s going on at Dragon Door these days, we spoke with their Director of Certifications, Andrea DuCane. As she tells us, Dragon Door not only offers a wide range of certifications, but a broad selection of of products and a vibrant publishing business as well.

Dan is a seasoned marketing professional with a knack for being where things are happening. He helped open up the nascent southern California market as a corporate trainer for Starbucks when there were less than a dozen locations in Los Angeles, took up the banner of one of the first 100 CrossFit affiliates when no one had heard of it, and interviewed student protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989, right before the tanks rolled in. Dan has professional marketing experience with start-ups,...Read more