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116. The Snatch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xQp2sldyts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TL8SMp7RdXQ In today's episode two of the best break down the Snatch.  Todd and Fern discuss the points of performance, progressions, common faults, cues they have used, and much more. They also dive into the importance of the movement and how everyone can and should be doing it, even if it’s just with a PVC pipe. This is something…

115. Denise Thomas | Part II

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3vN-TkJhc8/ On today episode Fern chats with his long-time friend and the only guest to be on 3 times the one the only Denise Thomas. Last time we lost 19 mins of her interviews, we made sure it didn’t happen this time. Along with Denise is answering your question!  They dive into the idea of mastery and what that really…

114. Matt Miller | CrossFit and Mental Health

In this episode Fern and Matt Miller discuss what the mental health field has to offer coaches and box owners.  As Affiliate begins to broaden our outreach to try to work with the "underserved" populations it is important for coaches to be able to meet those clients wherever they are in that journey.  How we speak to people and the…

113. Mike Witous | Fittest Dwarf on Earth

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3nj2Pglj3a/ On to days episode, Jason Ackerman chats with Mike Witous, the Fitness Dwarf on Earth. Even though that title is self pro-claimed, he is very fit dude. You may have seen him absolutely kill it at Wodapalooa. Mike works very closely with the adaptive community to ensure that a standard for RX males is being created that allows for…

112. Jeremy Augusta | Barbell Jobs

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4N4b6WgbMR/ On today episode Fern sits down with Jeremy Augusta,  Barbell Jobs creator. Jeremy saw that there was no means for coaches to network and look for work in the CrossFit/micro gym space. They discuss job hunting, gym purchases, resumes and what coaches should be doing to make themselves more desirable on paper when looking for job opportunities. Also what…

111. Q + A with Chris Hinshaw

Hey listeners! Today’s episode is a real inside for you guys. As you maybe know we run a mentorship group and as part of that there are weekly calls and during these calls, there is a certain topic that is discussed. Along with we have guest coaches on to pervied an insight into their speciality subjects and allow for them…

110. Cassidy Ballensky | From Intern to Staff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZtSOvrKqNo https://www.instagram.com/p/B3UeMguhy8L/ Hey listeners! Today you are in for a treat Fern is sitting down with his GM at Crossfit RIF, Cassidy Ballensky. Cassiday wears a lot of hat form programming today to cleaning duties, athlete management and everything in between. He’s a level 3 and is also on seminar staff. Like I said he wears a lot of hat…

109. Brandon Price | Ashburn CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4A5BJLh6jx/ Hey listeners! Today episode host Fern chats with Brandon Price they met on Brandon’s level one back in 2017. Then about two years go Brandon com to Fern asking for help with Coaching development. Brandon was working within Sports management when he found the Fitness on Earth on Netflix, went to his local affiliate. Once he decided he wanted…

108. Christian Lucero | Pardon Me

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3yaruDBTuK/ On to episode, Jason Ackerman sits down with Christain Lucero 2016 Crossfit Games 18th finisher and multiple regional athletes since 2013. Owner of Grip Tight Tape and runs his own podcast Pardon Me with Christian Lucero.  Christain and Ackerman dive into so many different topics like sleep, what it takes to make it to the games, the social pressure…

107. CrossFit Doesn’t Owe You Sh*t

Hey Listener! It's that time of the week again your host sit down and go though problem or issue that is facing the Crossfit community and you might be able to guess it's all about the perception that Crossfit Hq should be doing more directly for the affiliate. This topic has come up multiple times on past episode. More recently…