Issue #19 - June 2007

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 2 Issue #19

CrossFit Kids 101 Part 3 - Cyndi Rodi and Mikki Lee Martin of CrossFit Brand X- Flexibility

Five WOD's for June 3-2-1- Go ! Courtesy Rob Miller of CrossFit Santa Cruz and Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Fit, Fast & Strong Jodi Monroe of MtBakerCrossFit A CrossFit Basketball Story

Focus on Community CrossFit Kids Teams and the Trevor Win"E Memorial Day Challenge, CrossFitOrangeCounty, CrossFitMarina
and CrossFit Brand X

Footie Workout Karl Steadman and Mark Beck of CrossFitManchester Gazza and Raul

Keeping Kids and Teenagers Safe-Part IV The Protection Process Coach T.J. Cooper of CrossFit East on Gavin De Becker

Kid's Kettlebell Workout David Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland

The Sit Up Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Common Sit up issues with kids, coaching tips and corrections
includes Coach J's Tummy workout.

You Either Get It, Or You Don't Cyndi Rodi some excerpts.... "I am a walking billboard. I should have "CrossFit works tattooed across my forehead......a few weeks ago I climbed the rope for the first time. I was jumping up and down, celebrating like a kid.
Edward Hall has described culture as a selective screen through which you see the world.."

Also featuring, Connor's Corner /Conditioning for a Martial Arts Test, Affiliate Tip from Skip Chase of MtBakerCrossFit
Kid's Health & Fitness in the News, Team Training, Game of the Month "Rat Race", Scrappy's Soccer on Flexibility

CrossFit Kids Magazine

Issue #18 - May 2007

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 2 Issue #18

CrossFit Kids 101 part 2- Cyndi Rodi and Mikki Lee Martin of CrossFit Brand X- Strength

Found Object Fitness- Patrick O'Hannigan Home Gym CrossFitter
Seeing with CrossFit eyes, finding ways to create outdoor workouts
without equipment.

Childhood Obesity- The Pain of Invisibility Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X
The psychological and social impact of obesity on children.

Five WOD's for May Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Five Workouts

Keeping Kids Safe- The Test of Twelve Coach TJ Cooper of CrossFit East on Gavin de Becker

Kettlebell Workout for kids David Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland

The Footie Workout Karl Steadman and Mark Beck of CrossFit Manchester
Two new Soccer Workouts

Video Links- Three new videos !

Also featuring Connor's Corner / Wrestling Workouts, Affiliate Tip from Sue Ady of CrossFit Rockford
and Home Gym Tip, Focus on CrossFit Kids at DPL CrossFit Vancouver
Game of the Month CF Zombie Tag, Team Training/Sports Conditioning


CrossFit Kids action

Issue #17 - April 2007

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 2 Issue #17

The Burpee Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Breaking it down for kids, the standard burpee and the squat thrust
instructional video link provided

CrossFit Kids 101 part one Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X on cardiovascular/ respiratory endurance within the CFK program

CrossFit Kids Fran Competition Results Results and pictures from this groundbreaking event !

The Footie Workout Two new submissions from Karl Steadman and Mark Beck of CrossFit Manchester "Fight on the Terraces" and "Hurst"

Form & Function Cyndi Rodi, Mikki Lee Martin and Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X
Form as a function of what we do, rather than the primary goal.

Keeping Children & Teenagers Safe Part Two Coach TJ Cooper of CrossFit East on Gavin de Becker
Strategies often used by predators to gain access to children, rational responses and common myths.


Also featuring Connor's Corner / Wrestling Workouts, Kids Health & Fitness in the news ( Asthma & the home) Game of the Month / Animal Soccer from Ryan Atkins of CrossFit Racine, Team Training, Home Gym Tip, CFK Affiliate Tip
CrossFit Kids action


Issue #16 - March 2007

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 2 Issue #16

Five Workouts for March Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Footie Workouts Karl Steadman and Mark Beck of CrossFit Manchester " Ronaldo" and "Keane "

Get ready for the Fran Competition coming this April

How you play the Game Barry Cooper of CrossFit

Keeping Kids Safe Coach TJ Cooper of CrossFit East

Teachable Moments Dr. Darrell White

Video Links 3 new video links !

What does this do ? Ryan Atkins of CrossFit Racine


Also featuring Connor's Corner, Scrappy's Soccer, CrossFit Kid of the Month, CrossFit Kids Featured Affiliate Young Athlete Mt Baker CrossFit Team Training, Game of the Month "Beck's Burpees" CFK Affiliate Tip, Home Gym Tip

CrossFit Kids action

Issue #15 - February 2007

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 2 Issue #15

A Workout from Sage Burgener Sage Burgener of Mike's Gym World Class Olympic Style Weightlifter
16 yr old Sage, shares a workout she uses with CrossFit Kids.

Five Great Workouts Coach Jeff of CrossFit Brand X

Footie Workout Karl Steadman and Mark Beck of CrossFit Manchester "FC Helen" and "Bobby Moore"

Success Stories Cyndi Rodi Of CrossFit Brand X How CrossFit is changing the lives of Kids, their stories.

Straight Talk about Kids & Guns Patrick O'Hannigan Home Gym CrossFitter A thoughtful discussion about
the subject of kids, guns and responsible education and training.

Video Links 2 new video links !

Also featuring Connor's Corner/ What I have learned from Wrestling, Kids Health & Fitness in the News, CFK Featured Affiliate CrossFit Homeschool Kids, CrossFit Kid of the Month, Game of the Month "Caterpillar Races"

CrossFit Kids action

Issue #14 - January 2007

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 2 Issue #14

Five Great Workouts for 2007 Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Footie Workout Karl Steadman and Mark Beck of CrossFit Manchester

Make Excellence A Habit Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X

More on the Straight Punch Self Defense Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Video links four new video links

Also featuring Connor's Corner/Wrestling and two Workouts, Affiliate and Home Gym Tip, Kids CrossFitter of the Month, CFK Featured Affiliate Program CrossFit Ann Arbor HyperFitUSA, Food & Diet, Game of the Month "Capture The Flag" - CrossFit Style, Team Training two workouts from Coach Mike Rutherford of CrossFit KansasCity, Scrappy's Soccer/ How CrossFit improved my game and one Soccer workout

CrossFit Kids action

Issue #13 - December 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 2 Issue #13

Five Great Holiday Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Lead From the Front Steve Toth of CrossFit Brand X

Squat Wars Dave Hataj Home Gym CrossFitter

Sickness in a Bottle Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X Soft drinks being considered for Warning labels ? Read about why.

The Straight Punch Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Getting the basics right, the Straight Punch, the Hammerfist and the Front Kick. Drills, step by step coaching points and video link.

Video Links 3 new video links


Also featuring Affiliate & Home Gym Tip/ Building a CrossFit Sled, Game of the Month "CrossFit Football", Brand X Kids CrossFitter of the Month,
Team Training/Rowing & Thruster Partner Workout

CrossFit Kids action

Issue #12 - November 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #12


Agressive Mind Set - Self Defense Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Connor's Corner Connor Martin of CrossFit Brand X on Friendly Competition

Five Cool Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

I Hate Peas Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X Changing Eating Behaviors in Children

Kids, Focus and Intensity Mikki Lee Martin of CrossFit Brand X Getting Kids to Focus and apply intensity to the workouts,
methods and coaching tips.

Video Links 2 new video links

What Happened to Gymnastics ? Coach Jeff Martin Frog Stands as a gateway exercise.


Also Featuring Affiliate Tip and Home Gym Tip, Featured CFK Affiliate of the Month CrossFit Edna Valley, CrossFitter of The Month CrossFit Rockford, Brand X CFK of the Month, Team Training/Conga Line Lynne, Game of the Month "CrossFit Limbo"

CrossFit Kids Magazine

Issue #11 - October 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #11

Five CrossFit Kids Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Inside Defenses- Self Defense Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Punch defenses and Drills.

Martial Arts and Self Confidence Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X

Race you to the Car ? Patrick O'Hannigan of CrossFit Brand X Competition and kids.

Also featuring Affiliate Tip, Home Gym Tip, Game of The Month "Musical Medicine Ball Squats", Team Training/The Broomstick Mile,
Kids CrossFitter of the Month CrossFit Rockford Whiteboard Kids Scores for FGB Fundraiser for Prostate Cancer, Dedication to Scott Meyer

Issue #10 - September 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #10

More Crazy Monkey- Self Defense- Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Defense against punches. Drills and coaching tips.
A testimonial : Crazy Monkey on the Playground

Ten new CrossFit Kids Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Video links- two new video links

Why Water ? Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X An informative and detailed description of why water is so important, hydration and dehydration as they apply to children.

Also featuring Affiliate Tip, Home Gym Tip, Connor's Corner on The Muscle Up, Kids CrossFitter of the Month, Game of the Month "CrossFit Leapfrog", Team Training/Firehouse Team Push ups

Issue #9 - August 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #9

Crazy Monkey- Self Defense Coach Jeff Martin A strategy to "Weather the Storm"

CrossFit Teens an Interview with Debbie Rakos of CrossFit Brand X- Teen Girls classes, a special niche

Focus Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Kids & Kettlebells Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Teaching Kids to Swing, The Elephant Swing, The American Swing, The Santa Cruz, and the One armed Swing.

Sports Conditioning Karl Geissler of Gill Athletics Contributes a workout for Speed Training with young Athletes

The Truth about Backpacks Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X

Video Links- 3 new video Links

Also featuring Affiliate Tip, Kids CrossFitter of the Month, Home Gym Tip, Game of The Month "CrossFit Dodgeball Variants" courtesy Ryan Atkins of CrossFit Racine

Issue #8 - July 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #8

CrossFit on a String Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X..or maybe a rope and a tire.

"Dodgeball Dead" Article reprinted from the SD Union Tribune

Focus Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Front Kick to a Horizontal Target- Self Defense- Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Get off the Couch, Motivating Kids Patrick O"Hannigan of CrossFit Brand X

Summer Vacation Workouts Cyndi Rodi and Mikki Lee Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Video Links 3 new video links

Also featuring Kids CrossFitter of The Month, Game of the Month "Russian Hops Races", Team Training/Alternating OHS

Issue #7 - June 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #7


Heat- Effects on Kids Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X Children heat up faster than do adults..heat sources...affect them more rapidly.

Lifting Technique Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Proper Lifting Coaching tips, single uniform load.

Speed Training Karl Geissler of Gill Athletics contributes two speed training workouts

Wrist Grabs & Releases- Self Defense- Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Teaching Kids to get away from this common attack.

Also featuring Game of The Month "Kick the Can", Connor's Corner/ on Good Form, Kids CrossFitter of the Month

Issue #6 - May 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #6

Connor's Corner Connor Martin of CrossFit Brand X My progress with "Fran"

Focus on Fran Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Focus Workouts- Fran Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Variations on Fran, scaled for kids with video link.
Discussion and Coaching Tips.

Video Link 2 new video links

Whiteboard Challenge workout- post your times to CrossFitKids.com

Why Workout ? Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X Exercise and Brain Function

Also featuring Game of the Month "Swat the Fly", Team Training/No rest for the Wicked, Kids CrossFitter of the Month

Issue #5 - April 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #5

BearHugs- Self Defense Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Defenses against BearHug/ Tackle

Connor's Corner Connor Martin of CrossFit Brand X on Running

Focus on Pull ups Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Types of pull ups, Common faults, Coaching and Progressions

Focus Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Three workouts focusing on developing the pull up.

Video Links 2 new video links

Whiteboard Challenge Workout- Post your times to CrossFitKids.com !


Also featuring Team Training/Fire Hose Relays and three other Team Training WOD's, Game of The Month /"Towel Tug of War"

Issue #4 - March 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #4

Connor's Corner Connor Martin of CrossFit Brand X A fourteen year old's perspective on the first two years of CrossFit

Focus Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Three Weightlifting workouts

Kids & Weightlifting Part II Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Debunking common myths about kids and weight training.

Takedown Defense- Self Defense Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Sprawl against a wrestlers double leg and sprawl against a tackle, includes three drills for developing the sprawl defense.

Video Links 1 new video link

Whiteboard Challenge Find your CrossFit Baseball Score and post to CrossFitKids.com

Also featuring Game of The Month "CrossFit Baseball", Team Training/ Sprint & Sprawl

Issue #3 - February 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #3


Fun Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Three Workouts kids love, Includes a modified Fight Gone Bad

Kids and Weightlifting Part I- Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Debunking common myths about Kids and weight training.

Self Defense & Young Children Mikki Lee Martin and Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Brand X Training at age appropriate times, normal social development and use of instinct.

Self Defense Drill Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Punch-Run-Sprawl

Video Link 1 new video Link

Whiteboard Challenge Pull ups ! Post to CrossFitKids.com

Also featuring Team Training/ 3 Soccer team WOD's, Game of the Month "British Bulldog"



Issue #2 - January 2006

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 1 Issue #2

Focus on The Squat Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X

Focus Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Workouts to help develop the squat

The Hammerfist- Self Defense Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X Teaching variations of the hammerfist and associated drills.

Whiteboard Challenge for time L Sit or Tuck Sit, consecutive pullups, post to CrossFitKids.com

Video Link 2 new videos

Also featuring Game of the Month "Jump the Rope", Team Training /The Gauntlet