CrossFit Running And Endurance Certification- Wilmington NC - November 15 and 16, 2008

Wilmington, NC
Saturday, November 15, 2008

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ #1: Do I need to be affiliated with CrossFit to attend this certification?
No, this course is open to anyone interested in learning how to become a more efficient runner, and learn how to implement CrossFit and endurance training into a successful program.

FAQ #2: As a CrossFitter, how will this course benefit me?
Effectively teach endurance athletes how to train with better form, and less, more effective training that will enhance your CrossFit programming.

FAQ #3: Is there a running test?
Yes! It is a lab experience and you will be required to correct someone's form.

FAQ #4: Is there a written test?
Yes, there is a written test that each participant must pass in order to receive a completion of Level 1 CrossFit Run & Endurance Course. If you do not pass, then you will have 30 days to re take written exam and get it back to us. If you do not pass you will be given an attendance certificate.

FAQ #5: What course materials, if any, come with this certification?
You will receive a layout of each presentation that will all you effectively use drills, exercises, and intervals to build an endurance program. You will be required to take notes.

FAQ #6: What is the sequence of events for this weekend?

Saturday (9am - 4pm)

  • 9:00-9:20 Participant & Staff Introductions
  • 9:20-10:00 Initial Running Test w/ video taping (4 x 400 @ 4:00min interval) Stagger starts to be able to video.
  • 10:00-10:15 Break
  • 10:15-11:30 Lecture: Efficient running form and technique explained.
  • 11:30-12:30 Basic Drills & Skills
  • 12:30-1:30 Lunch
  • 1:30-2:15 Video Review
  • 2:15-3:15 Lectures: Training the Endurance athlete.
  • 3:15-4:00: Basic drill review
  • WOD!
  • Sat Evening Social event( Affiliates option)

 Sunday (9am – 3:30pm)

  • 9:00-9:45 Lecture: Running Injuries & Prevention  
  • 9:45-10:30: Myofascial release demo, stretching and injury prevention exercises.
  • 10:30-10:45 Break
  • 10:45-11:15 Lecture: Nutrition
  • 11:15-12:15: Lecture: Programming the Endurance athlete
  • 12:15-1:15: Intermediate Drills, Cadence training with tempo devises & 4x200 for Video.
  • 1:15-2:15 Lunch
  • 1:15 (Tests due by the end of lunch)
  • 2:15-3:30 Video Review, Wrap up & certifications awarded.

FAQ #7: What are the course requirements?
The requirements for this course are stringent, primarily for your protection and the safety of those you train. They are:

  • Attendance 100%
  • Participation 100%
  • Pass all skills on Performance Test
  1. Due to the importance of the material presented in this course, there will be no exceptions to the above criteria.
  2. If, for any reason, you do not fulfill all the above requirements, you will be permitted to attend another course of the same level for completion. All required criteria must be met before Instructor Certificates are issued. Otherwise a certificate of attendance will be issued.

FAQ #8: What happens if I fail the corrections and intervals prescription tests?
The student is graded on a pass/fail basis on his or her ability to properly correct someone's form and appropriate intervals. This evaluation is conducted on the last day of the course. Students will test as a group and will perform the exercises called out by the instructor.

If a student fails to correct someone to standard, the instructor will note it and continue the evaluation. At the end of the evaluation, the student will be informed on which correction(s) failed to meet the standard, will be given remedial training, and an opportunity to retest. The retest consists of only the corrections and exercises that were identified, not the entire list of corrections and exercises.

If the student corrects the technical deficiencies, then he/she will receive a passing score. If he/she fails to meet requirement he/she will be required to send in video of the corrected deficiencies.

FAQ #9: What happens if I fail to meet the standard during the retest?
You will be required to submit a videotape of yourself correctly demonstrating the identified techniques within two months after the date of your Course. Upon review of the video, the Chief Instructors will either issue your Instructor Course or suggest that you to retake the course.

FAQ #10: When will I receive my certificate?
You will receive your certificate at the completion of the seminar, or once both tests are passed.


Contact Information

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Payment Instructions

  • The cost of this Course is $595. Please place a $250 deposit to secure your space in the Course.

    You can continue to make payments as long as your balance is paid in full three weeks prior to the Course. Please make sure you are paid in full three weeks before the Course you will forfeit your place in the Course.

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