09/01/16: Judges and Volunteers Needed!

Hello All, the 5th Annual Garden State Open is a little over a month away.  The event is nearly sold out with just over 150 athletes.  We are in need of judges and volunteers. Without you there is no event.  Please help us if you can and sign up HERE to assist on the day of the competition.  You will be provided free coffee, breakfast, lunch, and a shirt. Please help spread the word so we can continue to make this event one of the premiere competitions in New Jersey.


Tim & Erin

LURONG LIVING NUTRITION CHALLENGE – We will be partnering up with Lurong Living for our September Nutrition Challenge.  The challenge is 7-weeks long and entails nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle.  We will be hosting a talk on Wednesday, September 7, during the majority of they day’s classes.  The challenge starts on Monday, September 12. Check out the link above for all of the details.

Today is Thursday Yoursday, which means all classes are set up like open gym.  You can use the hour long class to work on a skill, make up a missed workout, work on mobility, lift, or just enjoy the ambiance.  We will be programming additional squatting on Thursdays and Sundays.  Bottom line, enjoy the day.  Do some stuff you need to work on, and do some stuff you love.

Weightlifting club is tonight @ 7:15pm.  Come get your lift on!

The Skill of The Month for September is the Double Under.  We did this skill back in April, but it is something we need to continuously work on.

Skill Of The Month –

  • Double Under – Spend 5-10 minutes practicing your jump rope technique.  Ask your coach for some cues.  If you are proficient but still want to work on them.  Try the flight simulator, but cap yourself at 10 minutes.  5-10-15-20-25-30-35-40-45-50-45-40-35-30-25-20-15-10-5 unbroken double unders.  You must stop between sets and start at 0.  Here is a video on Double Unders.
Mario, one of 908's high school athletes, working on his overhead squats.
Mario, one of 908’s high school athletes, working on his overhead squats.