March – June 2014
This one-day seminar is a performance-oriented workshop for all levels of athletes and coaches wishing to explore the world of strongman movements. Attendees will understand how to lift Atlas stones, carry a yoke and farmer’s handles, flip tires, and clean and press odd objects such as a log, keg, anvil, or stone. Attendees will spend the entire day practicing with each implement and will learn how to program these movements into CrossFit workouts.
This course is open to people of ALL abilities, genders and strength levels.
The CrossFit Strongman Trainer Course is designed to:
-Improve your ability to move large loads quickly.
-Improve your Grace time.
-Improve your posterior chain strength, pressing strength, grip strength and abdominal strength.
-Change workout stimulus to keep the body moving toward elite fitness.
-Expand your arsenal of tools in a fun, engaging environment.
-Prevent injury through the use of new movement patterns.
-Expand one’s ability to move awkward, real-life objects in a way that will improve fitness levels.
-Explore the benefits of strongman movements and how they can dramatically increase the output of any athlete/CrossFitter.
-Learn how to properly scale strongman movements for the masses.
-Develop an understanding of the most common faults in strongman – from programming to marketing to execution of the lifts.
-Develop the ability to generate huge amounts of force through violent hip extension.
-Develop proper midline stabilization while moving through space under heavy load.
-Understand and learn how to safely use a “rounded back” lifting position for moving odd objects.
-Learn and explore the benefits for getting away from barbells, dumbbells and other standard gym gear.
CrossFit Strongman Trainer Course
March 22nd @ CrossFit Central Downtown
702 East 3rd St Austin TX 78701
The Phoenix is a CrossFit Central Women’s Competition designed for intermediate level female competitors. The Phoenix will test your individual abilities against your CrossFit peers. Ladies, this is your chance to rise up, take on a new challenge and prove to yourself exactly what you are capable of!
Who This Is For: the intermediate woman who wants to try their hand at competing and put their fitness to the test!
Ladies – this is your opportunity to take on a new challenge of competing as an individual and participating in the competitive side of CrossFit. RISE UP.
@ CrossFit Central Downtown
Saturday, April 5th
8:00am – 12:00pm
Limited to 75 people (this includes 15 Masters spots)
$75 per person
Registration Opens Wednesday, March 5th
How Do You Know If You Are An Intermediate Competitor?
- You have been CrossFitting 3-6 months or longer, or is athletic
- You are able to complete pull-ups unassisted
- You are not a professional level competitor
- You did not qualify for Regionals in 2013
- Advanced skills and strength are not required
*NEW* This year we have added a Masters Division!
***If you are an elite, professional level competitor or coach, please lend us your expertise as a judge or volunteer. This event is designed for intermediate level CrossFitters. Any athletes that rank to participate in the CrossFit Games Regional competition are not eligible to participate in this event. To judge or volunteer, please register here.
The CrossFit Football Course is an introduction to the CrossFit
Football concepts, movements and level of intensity needed to be successful playing football. In the course, participants will be provided with a foundation for training for football. Attendees will be taught the basic movements for training, sprinting and drills. This will include change-of-direction and agility drills. Participants will be given information on programming, nutrition/diet, and film study. Film study is done to show the practical application of the CrossFit movements to football.
CrossFit Football is presented by the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff. The staff will include former and current football players and strength coaches.
John Welbourn is a CrossFit Level 2 instructor and creator of CrossFit Football in 2008. He was drafted with the 97th pick in the 1999 NFL Draft. John went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early.
CrossFit Football Trainer Course
June 6th – 7th @ CrossFit Central Downtown
702 East 3rd Street Austin, TX 78723