Podcast

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…

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…

105. The 50 Back Squat Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5N4ROhhq8E It's finally here! The time for talking trash is over.  Fern, Ackerman, and Todd are at the CrossFit Trainer Summit and Ackerman is about to attempt to hit 50 Back Squats at 185lbs.  Will he be able to or will he get crushed under the bar?  We have many special guests popping in with their thoughts, opinions, and of…

98. Running the Open at your box

In this episode, your hosts Jason and Todd talk about the early Christmas present we as the Crossfit community are getting… the first-ever, and will probably never happen again the Second open of the year. I’ll wait while you clap and applause, and the screams of excitement … Nope, none? That I thought. But thank you so much Dave for…

93. Rep Shavers

In this episode, all of your hosts discuss a topic that faces every athlete more than once in the Affiliate, people who shave reps or more than likely you yourself have done it more than once. It’s a very controversial and likely a touchy subject for most. They drive into how they dealt with athletes who have done it and repeatedly, also looked into the flip side of let just be honest they just lost count and other situations whereby the athletes internal scaled because they’d bite off more than they can chew.

88. You’re Not a Good Enough Coach

In this episode in this Todd, Ackerman and Fern discuss issues brought up in the last episode and what was promoted by the 10-year Affiliate Gathering. Why are affiliate’s de-affiliate? And the discussions that were brought up during the gathering. The host all give their options on this issue that is facing the community. And the title of the episode…

79. What is Rx?

In this episode, Todd and Fern discuss the meaning behind the term “Rx.” Why it’s valuable, where it goes wrong in affiliates, how to educate your members on its place in training and some different ways to execute it at the affiliate level. How it heavily demonized. Along with how coaches and affiliate owners are trapping them into the RX culture with their programming. Using their personal experiences from both of their own affiliates, they show how they’ve overcome.

57. Todd Occhiuto | Teaching and Seeing Drills

Todd Occhiuto is a flowmaster on the CrossFit seminar team and one of our closest friends.  Todd has written many articles for the CrossFit Journal helping coaches develop their ability to teach, see, and correct movement.  In this episode (recorded at the CrossFit Games), we discuss some simple drills coaches can use right away to help them develop. We also…