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April – June 2014
Spend time with coaches Michael Winchester and Zachary Thiel mastering Olympic Lifts. The Barbell Seminar is designed for those looking to learn and perfect their Olympic Weightlifting for improving performance in CrossFit WODs. All aspects of the snatch and clean & jerk will be covered. The goal is for those who attend to leave with the knowledge and skills to practice their lifting with more proficiency and add pounds onto their lifts. We are looking to make STRONG, POWERFUL athletes in the Sport of CrossFit.
If you are a lifter who needs some more time on the bar, a beginner in need of direction or a CrossFitter that is looking to lift heavier and more efficiently, this is for you. If you are competing in CrossFit at any level – local, the Open, Regionals or the CrossFit Games, then this is a no-brainer.
@ CrossFit Central Downtown
Saturday, April 26th | 10:00am – 2:00pm
$150 per person
Open to 30 Athletes
Intent for Each Participant
#1 To become more proficient at the lifts: to know and understand the basics and practice the fundamentals. Without the fundamentals, you can only progress so far.
Foot and hand placement. Setup, first pull, second pull, third pull: Where should the bar be? Where should my body be? HOW should my body be? Hip extension and contact with the bar — the most debated concepts in Weightlifting. We will break them down and explain to you why and how. Overhead position in both the Snatch and Clean & Jerk. You can get it overhead, but can you hold it?
#2 To understand movement with the barbell. Lifting is a dance. A beautiful dance. If you are unaware of where your body should be in space or where the barbell should be in relation to your body, chances are you’re leaving some serious pounds on the floor.
#3 To PR. Our goal is for everyone who attends this workshop to PR after having practiced with us.
As you know, Weightlifting and the Sport of CrossFit are now and forever entwined. As our good friend Spencer Arnold puts it: “You can be a good lifter and not be a good CrossFitter, but you cannot be a good CrossFitter if you are not a good lifter.”
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