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PROGRAMS FOR AGES 3-15
What is CrossFit Kids?
CrossFit Kids is a method for teaching Greg Glassman’s CrossFit to children ages 3-18. Based on the principle of Mechanics, Consistency and then Intensity, CrossFit Kids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Consistently good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance and fewer sports injuries for kids. Not only that, a vast body of research indicates that exercise is beneficial to cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement.
About Our Program...
Our CrossFit Kids and Teens programs are run in 10 week sessions. We run over 8 classes for our programs per week for over 3 years now! Our passion is creating important key values and good movement patterns in kids both physically and developmentally. We are one of the ares only certified CrossFit Kids programs and pride ourselves on creating a community where kids and teens embrace diversities in all aspects to help each other reach their highest potential. The name "CrossFit" can often times make parents "precautious" due to stereotypes of what we actually do. We do not simply lift weights and our program is aimed at preventing common injuries found in young athletes, therefore the danger of partaking in a CrossFit Kids program is far less than your average gym class. Our certified trainers are knowledgable about the growth and developmental stage of your child or teen and put extra precaution into programming with consideration of growth plate injuries and the childs prior history of injuries or illness. Our programming targets the 10 fundamentals of CrossFit: Cardiovascular endurance, stamina, speed, flexibility, agility, strength, accuracy, coordination, balance, and power. In addition to our fundamentals our team of trainers also aims to focus on life skills, nutrition, posture, and more. We do not want our CrossFit kids to stop playing their sports, we want to be an excellent supplement to their athletic development and encourage them to come train with us in the offseason and non game days during season. CrossFit 696 Kids and Teens end goal is to make a positive impact on the confidence and values of your child while they have fun, learn, and embrace new and exciting challenges!