CrossFit Kids classes teach children how to have fun working out while learning how to effectively and safely move their bodies. Younger kids’ classes focus on basic movements such as running, jumping, pulling, pushing and gymnastics movements. Older kids will also learn the basics of safe weight lifting. Kids of all ages also get to meet new friends, play active games, and engage in special events and competitions throughout the year.
CrossFit Kids is a method for teaching Greg Glassman’s CrossFit to children ages 3-18. Based on the principle of Mechanics, Consistency and then Intensity, CrossFit Kids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Consistently good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance and fewer sports injuries for kids. Not only that, a vast body of research indicates that exercise is beneficial to cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement.
- Childhood is an ideal window of opportunity to influence proper motor and movement skills
- Gets kids active and encourages them to master movement skills during their growing years while creating healthy exercise habits and promoting a sense of mental well-being
- Is a fun workout, kids meet new friends and it keeps wanting to come back for more well-being and
- This program promotes enhanced sports performance, safer movement skills, and an increase in physical and mental well-being