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Performance Program – Road to CrossFit Games 2014

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What is it? The Rocky Point CrossFit Performance Program aim is to prepare athletes for the 2014 CrossFit Games Open/Regionals (and beyond?)

The Program will be run by Nathan Taylor. Nathan was a former Junior A level hockey player and an elite level track and field athlete. He has competed in the NCAA and at the International level where he represented Canada from 2006-2008. Nathan’s track and field career was highlighted with a Bronze Medal that he won as a part of the 4x100m relay team at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Nathan has over 7 years experience and during that time has worked with a variety of clients including those new to fitness, weekend warriors and elite athletes. Nathan’s specialty is working with high level athletes on strength and conditioning and speed and power development. Using his educational background and experience as a high level athlete Nathan understands what it takes for his students to reach their full potential.

2006 4X100m Relay Commonwealth Games, Melbourne. Canada is in Lane 5. Nathan is the 3rd leg. Don’t blink. Canada takes Bronze!

When is it?
Starting Tuesday, July 9th at 6:30PM. The program will be on Tuesday & Thursdays at 6:30 PM and Saturday mornings at 10:30AM.  Structured Sessions will generally run 1.5 to 2 hours. The program runs right up to the CrossFit Games Open in March 2014.

Cost? $100/month for Rocky Point CrossFit members

Maximum # of Students? 12.

Contact Tom, Errol or Nathan to register.

FAQ

Q. Am I ready to do this?
A. You should have a  proficiency with Oly Lifts. Have you done Parm’s OLY Class? A good benchmark for strength is the ability to  back squat 1.5X your body weight. You should have a minimum of 6 months CF experience and  RXing your Group WODs. You must able to commit to 3 training sessions a week over the course of this 8 month period.

Q.  Will I still be able to do regular Group Classes?
A. We think it would be detrimental to the development of the program to be picking and choosing from regular group classes. However, mobility and skill work will be assigned outside of the structured programs that you can make use of the regular group times.

Q. Will we be compteting before the Opens?
A. Yes. Taranis. North Van. RPCFO Challenge will be on our list of “to-do” competitions in the lead up to the Opens. Other competitions might be announced.

Q. What kind of programming can I expect?
A. July8th to Nov 3rd
– Testing
– Strength Phase

Nov 4th to Dec 22nd
– Power Conversion Phase
– Incorporation of metabolic conditioning

Dec 30th to March 2nd
– CrossFit Open prep phase.
– Mastery of Games movements.

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