CrossFit Level 2 Certificate Course

THE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE COURSE IS AN INTERMEDIATE-LEVEL SEMINAR THAT BUILDS ON THE CONCEPTS AND MOVEMENTS INTRODUCED AT THE LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE COURSE.

This course is ideally suited for any CrossFit trainer serious about delivering quality coaching. Students enhance their understanding of the CrossFit methodology, program design and implementation, and they advance their skills while coaching others in movements and workouts. Students need to come prepared to be heavily engaged; each leads individual and small-group training sessions, and classroom sessions are discussion-based. Peers and instructors provide feedback and evaluation.

Learning objectives

The Level 2 Certificate Course teaches participants to:

  1. Describe essential mechanics of functional movement.
  2. Demonstrate essential mechanics of functional movement.
  3. Identify static and dynamic faults.
  4. Define effective methods for correcting faults.
  5. Demonstrate correction of faults using tactile, verbal and visual cues.
  6. Exhibit and assess effective presence and attitude.
  7. Identify and demonstrate essential qualities of an effective trainer.
  8. Describe strategies for designing a program and evaluating its effectiveness.
  9. Outline and describe each key component of a class lesson plan.
  10. Evaluate the group management skill of a trainer.
  11. Evaluate individual's athletic capacity and be able to scale workouts to the appropriate level as needed.

Prerequisites

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate (CF-L1) or higher credential

Recommended

Test Results and Certificates

  • In Tested Locations (see the Level 2 Participant Handbook for details):
    • 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.
    • Certificates of attendance are emailed within one month of course attendance. Trainer certificates are individually mailed and can take four to six weeks to arrive for those living in the United States and eight to twelve weeks for those living outside the United States.
  • In Non-Tested locations:
    • Certificates of attendance are emailed within one month of course attendance. Trainer certificates are individually mailed and can take four to six weeks to arrive for those living in the United States and eight to twelve weeks for those living outside the United States.

Language

The default language for the Level 2 Course is English. In some countries, a translator is provided. If 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.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upon successful completion of this course, a Certified CrossFit Trainer may claim 13 CEUs towards their continuing education.

Prices

Currency Course Price**
USD $1,000
CAD $1,330
AUD $1,190
GBP £760

** 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 seminars@crossfit.com for discounts for active duty or retired military personnel, first responders, and full-time school teachers.

Support

seminars@crossfit.com

Preparation

Read the Level 2 Participant Handbook.

  • It contains the policies and procedures you must agree to during registration.
  • It also contains test information, including number of questions and study tips.

Study the UPDATED CrossFit Level 2 Training Guide

  • This will enhance your experience and prepare you for the Level 2 test.
  • The material on the test is derived from the Training Guide and the course.

Spend time training others using CrossFit methods

  • Strongly recommend a minimum of 50 hours training others using CrossFit methods.
  • This experience best prepares you to coach in front of your peers and receive constructive feedback in real time.

Complete online course work

What to Bring

  • In tested locations, personal electronic device (compatible laptop or tablet device), wired headphones and charger. YOU MUST BRING THIS DEVICE WITH EXAMPLIFY (testing application) INSTALLED AND THE TEST DOWNLOADED TO CHECK IN. Detailed instructions will be emailed prior to your course.
  • Printed version of the Level 2 Training Guide and Workbook.
  • Government-issued photo ID.
  • Notebook and pen/pencil.
  • Suitable clothes for working out.
  • Snacks and fluids, as well as a meal if you do not plan on going off site during the lunch break.

Contact

seminars@crossfit.com

Instagram: @crossfittraining

Requirements

To receive a Level 2 Trainer Certificate, one must:

  • Hold a valid and current CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate (or higher credential).
  • Be at least 17 years old at the time of the course and/or test.
  • Be in good standing with CrossFit Inc.
  • Attend the entire two-day course (approximately 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. both days), to include:
    • 100 percent exposure to all lectures.
    • 100 percent participation in all practical break-out sessions.
    • 100 percent participation in all workouts (all workouts can and will be scaled appropriately for individuals with special needs).
  • In tested locations, pass the Level 2 test in person.

If you do not meet these requirements, you are issued a Certificate of Attendance.

Schedule

Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. on Day 1 to check in.

(9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.)*

9:00
Opening Remarks and Methodology Lecture
9:40
Coaching Development
11:00
Methodology Lecture
12:05
Lunch
1:05
Coaching Development
2:25
Workout / Methodology Practical
3:25
Methodology Lecture
3:55
Methodology Practical
4:05
Coaching Development
5:10
Closing remarks

*The schedule may run until approximately 5:30 p.m. in locations with a translator. See "Language" section.

(9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.)

9:00
Opening Remarks and Methodology Practical
9:30
Coaching Development
11:30
Workout / Coaching Development
12:40
Lunch
1:40
Methodology Lecture
2:30
Methodology Practical
4:00
Test Administration
5:25
Closing Remarks

* This schedule applies to locations where the Level 2 test is administered. Please see Section 1.6 of the Level 2 Participant Handbook for an alternate Day 2 schedule for locations where the test is not offered.