CrossFit kids is a method for teaching CrossFit to children aged 3-18. Based on the principle of mechanics, consistency and only then intensity.
CrossFit kids emphasises 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 for cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement.
CrossFit kids is meant to be BIG fun for all ages. Broad-Inclusive-General fun. Fun means we provide an active alternative to sedentary pursuits, which means less childhood obesity and all around better health for our children.
The program is scalable for any age or experience level and takes into account the varied maturation rates to be found in a class full of kids.
CrossFit kids is designed to be minimalistic; it requires little or no equipment, allowing all children an opportunity to be physically fit and active throughout their lives.