Issue # 34 September 2008

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 3 Issue #34

CrossFit Kids action


Building Blocks Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ- Another template for a CrossFit Kids Class and an Advanced CrossFit Kids Class

Daily Security for our children Dan Cerillo of CrossFit Bellevue Is there anything else we can do ?
Dan Cerrillo is a professional in the field of executive protection. A serious an in depth discussion on awareness of and methods for
deterrance of child predators. "...First and foremost, always know your kid's friends and their habits."

Fit For the Slopes Eva Twardokens of CrossFit Santa Cruz Central Training Tips for ski grommets (and their parents)
A couple of extra moves to help you conquer the mountain.

CrossFit Kids on your School's dollar- Part 1 Pat Brown of CrossFit Gut Check South Patrick is a Middle School teacher in Marshfield, Massachusetts. He was the first teacher in the U.S. to get financial support from his school district to implement an official CrossFit Kids program. In this Issue he discusses how he made that happen. In Part 2, the October 2008 Issue #35 CFKM interviews him on some of the specifics.

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

Focus on CrossFit Kids Community Dana of CrossFit Kids Marina

Footie Workouts- Mark Beck and Karl Steadman of CrossFit Manchester "Robinho" & "Van Persie"

Girls & Heroes CrossFit Kids and CrossFit Teens perform Benchmark Workouts. This month we feature a CrossFit Kids benchmark WOD
"Courtney" AMRAP in 11 minutes... includes video link.

Let's give them something to talk about Brian Garmon Programs with At Risk Populations
"...Participation in CrossFit gives these kids something positive to do and talk about. ...participation (in CrossFit) becomes a shift in focus, a new habit, a new interest. And for these kids nothing could be more important. "

More On the Pull Up Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Progressions for the kip that work for kids- includes video link
Teaching the kip to kids does not have to be frustrating. Through the use of swinging and supermans Coach Jeff walks us through a simple method
that works for kids.

Sleep MattersPart 4 in a series by Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ Getting our kids to sleep "...According to the National Sleep Foundation, about 69 percent of kids 10 and under experience some type of sleep problem. " how to help "...exercise promotes positive shifts in (this) body clock that may help to overcome unhealthy sleep patterns."

Also Featuring: Rowing Workouts/Max MU progression and rowing, and a Franish Rowing WOD Chris Kemp of CrossFitNorthEastEngland, Game of the Month/Tic Tac Toe and CFK Pong David Stroup , Teen Challenge/How many rounds of "Courtney" can you complete in 11 minutes ?, Team Training/Medicine Ball Pile Mikki Lee Martin
Back Cover : Recent visitors to Brand X and CrossFit Kids, Coach Mark Rippetoe, Home Gym CrossFitters The Masseys of New Zealand and Anita Tyler of CrossFit Baltimore


Issue # 33 August 2008

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 3 Issue #33 August 2008

CrossFit Kids action


Building Blocks Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ- Another template for a CrossFit Kids Class and an Advanced CrossFit Kids Class

Common Overuse Injuries In young Children and Adolescent Athletes Charles Wispert of CrossFit Augusta A thorough description including growth plate concerns,accelerated long bone growth and the associated muscle and tendon tension,stress fractures, shin splints, Osgood-Schlatter and Sever disease, strains and sprains.

CrossFit Kids 101 Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ Human Energy Systems, Anaerobic Metabolism, The Role of Lactate
Recent groundbreaking studies support theories of lactate as fuel for the body.

Four "Blast from the Past" Workouts Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

Focus on CrossFit Kids Community New CrossFit Kids Affiliates start programs for kids and teens in Oklahoma, North Carolina, Maryland, Washington, Kentucky, Arizona, Texas, Utah and Georgia. Training tools for little ones from CrossFit Kids Austin.

Footie Workouts- Mark Beck and Karl Steadman of CrossFit Manchester "Arshavin" and Robbie Keane"
includes an intense 21-15-9 Dip, Jump and Knees to elbows followed by....

Kids Health & Fitness In the News
Fitness lags as kids grow up

Lesson Plans Excerpts from the new Pre-teen & Teen Lesson Plans Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

Selecting The Right Trainer Stewart Venable of CrossFit Results "... training children, you are more likely to face a more unique set of challenges, requiring a great deal of patience and flexibility. There is a diverse group of kids at the average affiliate. They range in age from 4 to 18
and their reasons for attending are as different as their personalities.."

Why Does Sleep MatterPart 3 in a series by Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ "...The ability to concentrate and learn,storage and recall of memories, the regulation of moods and physical performances are all impacted by how much one sleeps. Yet, reports indicate our children are sleeping less, and it is estimated that 15-20 percent of children have some type of sleep disorder."

Also Featuring: Rowing Workouts/Wall ball and back extensions and Viking Cindy Chris Kemp of CrossFitNorthEastEngland, Kettlebell Workout/KB Angie, Barbara and Cindy David Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland Game of the Month/Medicine Ball Minefield Mike Abruzzo , Teen Challenge/Max burpees in 5 minutes, Team Training/Max simultaneous Squat & Run
Back Cover : Play Day at the San Diego Zoo