This one-day course is for athletes and coaches who want become more proficient with strongman movements. The typical strongman competition consists of five events in one day, and each event is less than 60 seconds. This is a perfect – and fun – way for CrossFitters to increase strength without using a barbell. Because of the often-awkward size, shape and consistency of the objects in strongman, the lifts tend to have less efficiency than those done with a barbell. These loads challenges the neuromuscular system in a way a barbell cannot and better mimic challenges found outside the gym. Participants learn to lift Atlas stones, carry a yoke and farmers handles, flip tires, and clean and press odd objects such as a log, keg, anvil or stone at their relative level of strength. Additional topics discussed include how to incorporate these movements into CrossFit workouts.
The Strongman Course teaches participants:
Sent electronically 1-2 weeks after course completion to the email address used for registration.
The default language for this course is English. Any course with a translator are specified in the "Language" section from the event registration link.
Upon successful completion of this course, a Certified CrossFit Trainer may claim 6 CEUs towards their continuing education.
US $395 or equivalent for courses in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
CrossFit does not accommodate refunds or transfers.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for discounts for active duty or retired military personnel and first responders.
Links to the Seminar Guide provided in confirmation emails upon course registration.
To receive a Strongman 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.
(9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
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