CrossFit Courses

The certificate and trainer courses are open to trainers at all stages of development. The primary goal of these courses is to broaden trainers' knowledge in methodologies best for improving fitness. The Level 1 Certificate Course serves as the cornerstone for CrossFit methodology and movement, and the Level 2 Certificate Course is dedicated to improving a trainer's ability to coach others in functional movements. Specialty courses taught by subject-matter experts provide avenues for participants to explore certain modalities and topics in detail. CrossFit trainers are encouraged to dedicate themselves to practical application of the concepts presented at these courses and results-based programming and training.

Those meeting the credential requirements earn the course specific trainer designation (e.g., CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Aerobic Capacity Certificate). Individual credentials may be verified in the CrossFit Trainer Directory.Additional information about CrossFit's Trainer credentials may be found in the FAQ.

CrossFit leads custom-designed private seminars around the world for the military and first responders. Contact seminars@crossfit.com for more information.

Judges Course

The 2015 CrossFit Judges Course offers an introduction to the skills the CrossFit Judge will use during any competition.

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Scaling Course

The Scaling Course reinforces the skills a CrossFit trainer will use when modifying workouts for their athletes.

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CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course

The Level 1 Certificate Course is an introduction to the methodology and foundational movements of CrossFit.

CrossFit Level 2 Certificate Course

The Level 2 Certificate Course is an intermediate-level seminar, building on the concepts and movements introduced at the Level 1 Certificate Course. Participants will enhance their understanding of methodology and improve their skill in coaching others.

CrossFit Kids Trainer Course

This two-day trainer course is for those interested in the specifics of teaching CrossFit to children and adolescents. Learn child-specific cues for foundational CrossFit movements, scaling, progressions, and drills. Learn how to pair fitness with fun.

CrossFit Scaling Course

The Scaling Course reinforces the skills a CrossFit trainer will use when modifying workouts for their athletes.

CrossFit Competitor's Trainer Course

This advanced, two-day course is designed for athletes and coaches of athletes interested in competitions. This course builds on methodology, movement technique, and programming presented in the Level 1 & 2 certificate courses.

CrossFit Specialty Course: Aerobic Capacity

The Aerobic Capacity Course is appropriate for all CrossFit populations ranging from the day-to-day CrossFitter to the competitive CrossFit athlete looking to create a more robust and efficient aerobic system.

CrossFit Specialty Course: Culinary Ninja

This fun, highly interactive one-day course takes the mystery out of meal prep and sets the foundation for turning you from a kitchen catastrophe into a Culinary Ninja.

CrossFit Defense Athlete Course

This one-day course is designed for the CrossFit athlete who is looking to increase self-awareness and personal defense skills. Participants learn skills which can be immediately put into practice.

CrossFit Defense Trainer Course

This intensive, two-day program is designed for the CrossFit Level 1 Trainer who wants to offer a practical, contemporary, and relevant personal defense solution for their clientele.

CrossFit Football Trainer Course

The two-day CrossFit Football Course is an introduction to the CrossFit Football concepts, movements, and level of intensity needed to be successful in training for sport. Participants will be provided with a foundation for training power athletes.

CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer Course

At the CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer Course, instructors will delve into basic, intermediate and advanced gymnastics forms in lecture and practical settings. Students will have an understanding of how to learn, spot, and teach instructed methods safely.

CrossFit Gymnastics Advanced Trainer Course

This course is an extension of the CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer Course which bridges the gap from training to sport. Attendees will learn a global understanding of human movement based in the advanced application of gymnastics training.

CrossFit Kettlebell Trainer Course

This two-day course developed by Jeff Martone, owner of Tactical Athlete Training Systems, is designed for the CrossFit Level 1 Trainer who is interested in maximizing personal performance and acquiring the skills to be a proficient kettlebell instructor.

CrossFit Kettlebell Advanced Trainer Course

This is a comprehensive, two-day course that reinforces and builds on the principles taught in the CrossFit Kettlebell Course. Teaching methods and progressions will be refined and you will learn kettlebell sport technique.

CrossFit Specialty Course: Law Enforcement Application

The seminar educates officers on the application of CrossFit for the law-enforcement profession.

CrossFit Specialty Course: Pose Method

This two-day course covers the fundamentals of correct running technique in a lecture setting, with practical application following as participants and coaches practice and perform the Pose Method.

CrossFit Powerlifting Trainer Course

In this two-day course, learn how to develop explosive strength, speed strength, strength speed, and what velocities they are trained at; learn how to use power lifts through proper technique and correct selection of exercises to enhance CrossFit athletes.

CrossFit Rowing Trainer Course - One-Day

This one-day course includes learning rowing technique, technical error analysis and correction, verbal cues, rowing physiology and kinesiology, how to structure a CrossFit rowing workout, and maximizing rowing power and efficiency.

CrossFit Rowing Trainer Course - Two-Day

This two-day course starts with the education content from the one-day course. Day two focuses on transferring the skills learned on the indoor rowing machine to an on-water boat. Participants will further refine technique and power output capabilities.

CrossFit Striking Trainer Course

This two-day course is designed to take the skills from a fighter's striking training program and integrate them into CrossFit workouts - punching and kicking with true power, speed and accuracy, and utilizing the entire body from the ground up.

CrossFit Strongman Trainer Course

In this one-day course, participants learn that CrossFit Strongman is the integration of strongman movements and energy systems into the constantly varied CrossFit model. Learn how to adapt to constantly changing stimuli to become a better athlete.

CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer Course

Spend two days learning, studying and practicing the two basic lifts. The snatch and the clean & jerk bring speed, power, coordination, agility, accuracy, and balance to strength training. Learn basic positions and teaching points for instructing others.

CrossFit Weightlifting Advanced Trainer Course

This course builds on the introductory course by developing knowledge of the lifts and ability to coach others. Participants will learn optimal ways to coach and motivate individual athletes to perform the lifts safely, efficiently, and effectively.