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CrossFit Kids Certificate Course

Overview

The CrossFit Kids Certificate Course provides specific methods for teaching CrossFit to children and adolescents. Participants learn techniques for teaching the CrossFit methodology to kids safely, effectively, and appropriately structured for specific age groups, as well as how to build a CrossFit Kids program at an affiliate. Throughout the course, participants learn how to pair fitness with fun, which is essential in setting a child on a lifetime path of fitness. Affiliate owners, teachers, coaches, and parents all benefit from learning this unique, kid-friendly approach to teaching CrossFit.

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Bridgeport, PA, US

December 21-December 22, 2019 CrossFit King of Prussia

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Atlanta, GA, US

January 4-January 5, 2020 CrossFit Downtown Atlanta

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Jacksonville, FL, US

January 11-January 12, 2020 CrossFit SS (South Side)

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Inside the CrossFit Kids Course

Through lecture and hands-on practical sessions, participants learn about CrossFit Kids training theory and methods as well as specific strategies for keeping fitness fun.

A CrossFit Kids Seminar Staff member demonstrates sound mechanics in an air squat while a child atop a box mirrors her movement.
LECTURES

Lecture sessions provide CrossFit Kids training theory, methods, and coaching strategies.

A CrossFit Kids Seminar Staff member instructs four children on the proper mechanics of an air squat, a foundational CrossFit movement.
DEMONSTRATION

Movement instruction is supported by kids as demonstrators to exemplify kid-appropriate cueing and the best approach to training kids.

An athlete holds the deadlift set-up position and is cued to improved mechanics by a Seminar Staff member.
PRACTICAL APPLICATION

Through breakout sessions, participants learn to identify sound movement mechanics and appropriate corrections for all ages.

A CrossFit Kids Seminar Staff member coaches adolescents through a burpee as part of a fun conditioning workout.
WORKOUTS

Participants learn how to pair fitness with fun using a combination of workouts and games.

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites to attend this course and receive a Certificate of Attendance.
  • In order to receive a CrossFit Kids Trainer Certificate and designation, a valid and current CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1) or higher credential is required.

Reading Materials

CrossFit Kids Training Guide

Prices

CurrencyCourse Price
USD$1,000
CAD$1,330
AUD$1,285
GBP£805

Additional Information

  • 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.
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

IS THERE A DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR COURSES?

No. Registration is available until the course is full or the start of the course, whichever comes first. However, there is a 20-percent fee added if registration takes place 14 days or less from the date of the course.

IN WHICH LANGUAGES IS THE COURSE OFFERED?

The default language for the CrossFit Kids Certificate 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.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY COURSE?

You should bring a government-issued photo ID, the CrossFit Kids Certificate Course Training Guide, and a pen or pencil. You will also need suitable clothes for working out. Food and beverages are also recommended if you do not plan to go off site during the lunch break.

HOW AND WHEN ARE CERTIFICATES DELIVERED?

Your certificate will be sent electronically to the email address used for registration within two weeks of course completion.

HOW MANY CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (CEUS) ARE AWARDED FOR COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE?

Upon successful completion of this course, a Certified CrossFit Trainer may claim 14 CEUs toward continuing education.

ARE PRIVATE COURSES OR COURSES SOLELY FOR TEACHERS/EDUCATORS AVAILABLE?

Yes. The CrossFit Educators Course is a private course option that can be custom-designed. The Educators Course is scheduled upon request and can be hosted on campus to allow a large number of staff within the school district to participate. The course can be specifically structured to focus on either the elementary/middle-school or middle/high-school levels in order to provide the most thorough and relevant information to address particular participant needs.

For more information, please contact us at crossfit.kids@crossfit.com.

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