Saturday Competitor Class –
These classes will be held on Saturdays from 10 – 11am. With new changes being made to the schedule, I want to update everyone on what the competitor’s class will involve. As I looked around for other gyms doing a similar class, I came across CrossFit Southie, an extremely successful gym by all measurements, and completely agree with how they run their competitor class. Here is some material from their site, some of it paraphrased.
Who is The Program for?
Anyone who wants to elevate their training and are serious about competing. While there are no entry standards to get into the competitor class, anyone interested should meet these 2 criteria: 1) RX almost if not all wods in terms of weight and can do most all of the advanced skills to some degree. Pistols, HSPU, Muscle ups will be the only movements allowed to be scaled and only to a small degree. 2) Are serious about wanting to compete and compete well in local competitions, the Opens, Regionals, and eventually the Games. Anyone who fits the above criteria can and is encouraged to attend/follow, not just people who are currently “in competition season”. The Program will be an awesome addition for competitors in and out of season.
The classes themselves are designed to be 1 hour but will sometimes run to an hour and 15 minutes. People are expected to be ready to go by the start of class time as there will be minimal warmup and drilling during class, leaving more time for coaching and working. There will sometimes be suggested warmups that might be done at the start of class, but mobility and stretching is encouraged to be done by the time class starts..
In addition to the competitors class, you will begin to see a “competition rx” (C-rx) listed in conjunction with the daily programming. This will be a way for those interested in competing to increase the physical and technical challenges of certain workouts. If there is no C-rx associated with a workout, we expect you to complete the workout as listed, with out any scale ups unless authorized by the class coach.