The purpose of this course is to learn specific methods for teaching CrossFit to adults 40 years of age and beyond. Participants learn how to assess the training needs of masters athletes and adapt the CrossFit program accordingly. The effects of aging are explained in detail, with a view to understanding the difference between sedentary aging, which leads to a myriad of negative life outcomes, and active aging, which can be associated with greater longevity and quality of life. Masters athletes are an ever-growing part of the CrossFit community and can be challenging to coach, particularly for a trainer with limited experience working with older athletes. This course presents practical ways to apply the CrossFit methodology to masters athletes and takes into account how age, fitness, goals and injury state interact to create different coaching challenges and scenarios. The course provides essential information for understanding how to program and deliver training for significantly deconditioned masters athletes while minimizing age-related risks. Participants should come prepared to participate in lectures, small-group training sessions and practical exercises. Peers and instructors provide coaching, evaluation and feedback in interactive lectures and group work.
The Masters Course teaches participants to:
Sent electronically to the email address used for registration one to two weeks after course completion.
The default language for the Masters 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.
Upon successful completion of this course, a Certified CrossFit Trainer may claim 7 CEUs toward his or her continuing education.
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CrossFit does not accommodate refunds or transfers.
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Links to the Masters Training Manual provided in confirmation emails upon course registration.
To receive a Masters Trainer Certificate, one must:
If you do not meet these requirements, you are issued a Certificate of Attendance.
Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. to check in.
(9a.m. - 5:30p.m.)