To receive a Level 1 Trainer Certificate, one must: Attend the entire two-day course (approximately 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days). Attendance includes full exposure to all lectures, full participation in all practical breakout sessions, and full participation in all workouts. Pass the Level 1 test.
- 1 How hard is CrossFit Level 1?
- 2 How much does it cost to get level 1 CrossFit certified?
- 3 What is the level 1 CrossFit test?
- 4 What can you do with CrossFit Level 1?
- 5 How do I prepare for CrossFit Level 1?
- 6 Can you coach CrossFit without Level 1?
- 7 How long is a CrossFit Level 1 certification good for?
- 8 How much does CrossFit cost per month?
- 9 How long does a CrossFit certification last?
- 10 What is the difference between CrossFit level 1 and 2?
- 11 What are the levels of CrossFit?
- 12 Can you teach CrossFit without certification?
- 13 Is a CrossFit Level 1 worth it?
- 14 Why is CrossFit bad?
- 15 Is CrossFit certification nationally recognized?
How hard is CrossFit Level 1?
The test was pretty straightforward””although a number of the questioned required careful reading””but it wasn’t as difficult as some people made it out to be. If you read through the CrossFit Training Guide (<— free download), paid attention during the lectures, and took notes on the key concepts, you’ll do just fine.
How much does it cost to get level 1 CrossFit certified?
Level 1 CrossFit certification means that you attended the two-day L1 course and passed the test. It costs $1,000 to take the course and you must be at least 17 years old. The Level 2 course also costs $1,000 and lasts for 2 days. Many gyms will pay for their assistant trainers to take the L1 and L2 courses.
What is the level 1 CrossFit test?
The Level 1 test is based on the core concepts, methodology and foundational movements of CrossFit and measures participants’ understanding of these areas. All Level 1 test content comes directly from the information presented at the Level 1 Course and the CrossFit Level 1 Training Guide.
What can you do with CrossFit Level 1?
Having your L1 will also open doors within your own CrossFit community. As a L1 certified trainer, you can volunteer as a judge at competitions (though not all, many competitions require judges to be L1 certified) and participate in other local events.
How do I prepare for CrossFit Level 1?
- Read the Level 1 Certificate Course Participant Handbook.
- Study the CrossFit Level 1 Training Guide. Available for free download.
- Develop familiarity with CrossFit’s movements and workouts. Check out the Workout of the Day on CrossFit.com or visit a CrossFit affiliate.
Can you coach CrossFit without Level 1?
Can I teach CrossFit classes with a Level 1 Certificate? If you are at an existing affiliate, a CrossFit-L1 trainer may teach CrossFit classes. Word-of-mouth marketing of CrossFit training is not permitted without first becoming an affiliate.
How long is a CrossFit Level 1 certification good for?
Upon completion of the course, participants are able to revalidate current CF- L1 or CF-L2 credentials, obtain a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Online (CF-OL1) credential (valid for three years, eligibility requirements apply), or attain CEUs toward the maintenance of CF-L3 or CF-L4 credentials.
How much does CrossFit cost per month?
The average cost of a CrossFit membership ranges anywhere from $75 to $225 per month. The prices are based on whether you want to go once a week or every day. If you can only go once a week, the price would be on the low end.
How long does a CrossFit certification last?
Yes. Your Level 1 Certificate is valid for five years from the date of issue, which is the date you pass the test and complete all certificate requisites. Prior to expiration, you must either revalidate your CF-L1 or earn the CF-L2 to keep your CrossFit trainer status current.
What is the difference between CrossFit level 1 and 2?
CS: The difference between the two comes down to the target. In the L1, we’re introduced to the fundamental information about what CrossFit is and how to do it right. The L2 assumes a basic understanding of the content of the L1 and focuses on equipping us to better coach and teach that information.
What are the levels of CrossFit?
Many CrossFit gyms have created Levels to measure fitness and help set goals. The levels are:
- Level 1 – Healthy beginner.
- Level 2 – Intermediate athlete.
- Level 3 – Advanced athlete.
- Level 4 – Elite athlete.
Can you teach CrossFit without certification?
As a result of the affiliate agreement, you can’t teach at a Crossfit® affiliate without being a certified, and as the owner of your box, you are more than likely also the head trainer. Scope of practice is the term that is used to describe the limits of what you can do as a fitness trainer.
Is a CrossFit Level 1 worth it?
The Crossfit Level 1 course is worth every penny! I have other certs and have been to many other courses along with a masters degree in kinesiology and this course tops them all! I recommend it to everybody, not just people who crossfit!
Why is CrossFit bad?
Overdoing CrossFit can lead to serious health concerns such as Rhabdomyolysis, which is a condition where muscle cells explode after a series of strenuous activity, releasing myoglobin into the bloodstream. High myoglobin levels can result to kidney failure and death.
Is CrossFit certification nationally recognized?
The CCFT credential is accredited by the American National Standards Institute. View the Certified CrossFit Trainer Scope of Practice.