ASTM E2659 Certificate Issuer
The Level 1 provides introductory education on the fundamental principles and movements of CrossFit. It is structured to meet two goals:
1. Provide attendees with the knowledge to better use CrossFit methods for themselves; and
2. Provide attendees with an initial and foundational education to begin training others using CrossFit.
The course includes classroom instruction on these topics, as well as hands-on small-group training for the movements. These group sessions are conducted under low intensity with a focus on improving mechanics. Participants’ movements are observed and corrected, and they engage in dialogue concerning effective coaching techniques. Large-group CrossFit workouts are conducted as an example of bridging the gap from theory to practice. These workouts provide examples of how to:
After completing this course and successfully passing the Level 1 Certificate Test, participants will be able to:
Participants are eligible for the CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate if they:
To receive a Level 1 Trainer Certificate, one must:
If you do not meet these requirements, you are issued a Certificate of Attendance.
The default language for the Level 1 Course is English. In some countries, a translator is provided. Lecture and small-group practical sessions are translated in real time. Courses with a translator are specified in the "Language" section from the event registration link. Generally, translators are used in Latin America and some countries in Europe and Asia.
The test is available in multiple languages. For more information, see section 3.3 of the Participant Handbook, as well as the Level 1 FAQ.
* CrossFit reserves the right to update pricing at any time. Pricing is applicable at the time course registration is opened. Applicable local taxes are additional.
Retest only: US$150 or posted equivalent for courses in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
There is a 20 percent fee added if registration takes place 14 days or less from the date of the course.
Due to the large quantity of courses scheduled, CrossFit does not accommodate refunds or transfers.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for discounts for active duty or retired military personnel (upon 20 years of service or permanent medical retirement), first responders, and full-time school teachers.
Test results are delivered to participants via email five to seven days from the test date.
Individuals receive a pass-or-fail result. No numerical score will be issued.
Trainer certificates are individually mailed and can take up to four weeks to arrive for those living in the United States, and eight to twelve weeks for those living outside the United States. Certificates of attendance are emailed within one month of course attendance.
Read the CrossFit Level 1 Participant Handbook
Study the current CrossFit Level 1 Training Guide
Expose yourself to CrossFit’s movements and workouts
Participants receive a T-shirt with course attendance, either on site (outside the United States) or after the course by redeeming an offer via Reebok's online store (United States).
Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. on Day 1 to check in.
(9 a.m.-5 p.m.)*
*The schedule may run until approximately 5:30 p.m. in locations with a translator. See "Language" section.