CrossFit | Preferred Courses




The CrossFit Preferred Course Program recognizes a network of quality courses across disciplines significant to CrossFit trainers and enthusiasts. These courses provide quality training designed to develop understanding and competency and offer continuing education units for the purpose of meeting professional-development requirements.


A listing on our Preferred Course page signifies that CrossFit, LLC endorses the course as meeting and maintaining specific qualitative standards of content and professionalism.


For inquiries about attending or hosting a CrossFit Preferred Course, please visit the course provider website via the “Learn More” button under each course.

Advanced Coaching Concepts

This multifaceted course targets coaches, athletes, and enthusiasts seeking to advance personal and/or client performance. Programming, nutrition, mental prep, movement efficiency, teaching progressions, modifications, and WOD analysis are covered.

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Aerobic Capacity by Chris Hinshaw

This course is appropriate for coaches and athletes looking to create a more robust and efficient aerobic system. Participants leave with a better understanding of how to develop the cardiovascular "engine" and apply it to various training scenarios.

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Basics of Nutrition Coaching

Are you looking to help your clients dial in their nutrition? At Healthy Steps Nutrition, we believe something as fundamental as nutrition shouldn't be complicated. This course teaches you the fundamental skills to become an effective nutrition coach. Once completed, you will be able to apply theory to the practice of nutrition coaching.

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Be Your Own BodyGuard®

Self-defense and defensive tactics pioneer Tony Blauer has created an effective personal defense program taught with the efficiency of a CPR course. You will be safer in a day. Improve your personal safety, and improve your family’s too.

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BirdBox Coaching Development

Birdbox Coaching Development is a self-paced online course, focused on making you a more effective Coach. This course not only enhances your underpinning knowledge, but it also guides you through understanding your coaching behaviours, allowing you to build better Coach-Athlete relationships.

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Buddy Lee Jump Rope Master Class

Master singles, doubles, and triples in a day. The Jump Rope Master Class is a world-class, interactive, high-energy and fun seminar at which participants learn how to use a simple and effective tool to enhance their programming and workouts.

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Burgener Strength Weightlifting L1

The Weightlifting Level 1 is a two-day course that instructs coaches and athletes on how to teach and perform the snatch, clean, and jerk safely, efficiently, and effectively.

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Coach Development Program

The Coach Development Program immerses participants in the day-to-day operations of an affiliate, providing a unique opportunity to shadow and learn from some of the most successful affiliates and coaches in the CrossFit® community.

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Conjugate Powerlifting

The Conjugate Powerlifting Course is designed to expand participant knowledge of the back squat, bench press, deadlift, their variants, and accessory work. The course identifies and optimizes strengths, corrects weaknesses, and reduces exposure to injury in training and sport.

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Dark Horse Rowing Trainers Course

Learn everything you need to know about rowing, from moving and coaching better to getting the most from your rowing machines and developing new opportunities for your community.

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Adaptive and Inclusive Fitness Trainer Course

The Adaptive and Inclusive Fitness Trainer Course is an interactive, single-day course designed to teach coaches, therapists, and athletes how to adapt fitness training and make health programs accessible to a wide range of impaired athletes.

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Hybrid Athletics Strongman Course

This entertaining and educational course is for anyone who wants to spend a full day “learning by lifting” with strongman movements that include tire flips, work with Atlas stones, yoke carries, and much more. Rob Orlando and his coaches bring decades of experience and develop depth in programming as well.

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Kettlebell Rx 1.0

Accelerate your ability to learn, apply, and master essential kettlebell movements, adding variance to your CrossFit® training. You will move efficiently, effectively, and purposefully, which will result in better power output, endurance, and net performance.

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Nutrition Network Professional Training in LCHF/Ketogenic Nutrition

This online course is geared toward the health-care professional or trainer who has a firm grasp on nutrition science. Online course modules explore the efficacy of a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet in a variety of settings. The reference material draws from studies conducted in South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia.

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Precision Nutrition Level 1

The Precision Nutrition Level 1 offering takes students through a comprehensive course of self-paced study. Drawing on nutritional science and behavioral psychology, participants leave the course with an understanding of how to create meaningful and lasting change in nutrition habits and outcomes.

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Tactical Operator Trainer Course

The Tactical Operator Trainer Course provides education and inspiration for law enforcement officers seeking to integrate a functional fitness program into their department.

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The Gymnastics Course

The Gymnastics Course educates attendees in basic, intermediate, and advanced gymnastics with a focus on performance, spotting, and coaching all movements safely. Body-weight training methods and programming to increase strength and virtuosity are also covered.

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