Issue #39 February 2009

CrossFit Kids action

A Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland

A Kid’s Paleo Diet Journey Jennifer Higgins of CrossFit Works Interested in learning how to implement better eating habits in your children or in your kids class? Jennifer chronicles how she educated her picky child about nutrition and how he responded to living a more Paleo way of life.

Building a Better PE Program Matt Orton Matt’s school district has twice received the Carol M. White Physical Education Program that provides grants to local educational agencies and community based organizations. He explains and gives examples of the format he now uses for his CrossFit PE courses, how the CrossFit workouts compare to his previous PE curriculum, how he was able to implement CrossFit into his High School and what benefits he has seen in his students.

Building Blocks: A CrossFit Kids Advanced/Teen & Pre Teen Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids Advanced/Teen Class

Building Blocks: A CrossFit Kids Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids Class

Building Blocks: NEW A CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class

Footie Workout Mark Beck & Karl Steadman of CrossFit Manchester Including a fun workout with wall balls and pull ups

Swimming, Dry Land Training and CrossFit Kids – Part 2 Brian Nabeta of CrossFit Kids Arden Hills Brian shares his swim teams experience after using CrossFit Kids training. He incorporated more dryland training, emphasized more technique and increased intensity. The results? Check out the article to read if his team made improvements.

Teaching Styles, Making it Work – Part 2 Anita Tyler A continued article on how to implement different teaching styles when instructing various students. The article covers the need to show children how to do things. setting expectations and responsibilities for children, giving feedback to kids, and structuring your class. A chart is included in this article that goes over examples of how to pace your class depending on the element in the class, the activity level required for that element and the concentration needed for that element. This also considers different styles of approaching parents to elicit more interaction and how to engage children during the class.

The Snatch Sage Burgener of CrossFit Invictus Read how to teach this technical Olympic Lift to young ones as Sage breaks the lift down into stages for kids to comprehend and execute the lift.

Three CFK WOD’s Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

Tips & Tricks for Common Problems in Common Movements – Wall Squats Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/Musical Wagon Wheel by Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England, CrossFit Kids & Teens Open Competition/Jackie Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, Teen Challenge/Max P Bar Traverse + Dips Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, CrossFit Kids Community featuring Aaron of CFK Invictus.

Back Cover: CrossFit Kids Texas deadlifts

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