In keeping with CrossFit's recommendation to "regularly learn and play new sports", we're taking a break from traditional programming to experiment with some games today. Please note that there are no formal Group classes or Teaser classes.
What to bring: Comfortable, warm clothing and some food or drinks if you can.
Invented in 1928 by President Herbert Hoover's physician, Hoover Ball combines elements of Volley Ball, Tennis and medicine ball throwing into a dynamic and physically challenging game.
2-4 per team
Your opponent fails to catch a serve/return.
Your opponent fails to return the ball over the net.
Your opponent throws a ball out of bounds
First team to 16 points wins.
Each ball must be caught and returned immediately, passing and traveling are not allowed. Players in the front court must return the ball to the opposing teams back court unless an exception is made for certain athletes.
CrossFit Dodge Ball
CFDB is played similarly to traditional Dodge Ball with the exception that when an athlete loses a point he or she must do 10 penalty reps of an exercise before returning to the game. The team with the most accumulated points at the end of the time limit wins.
3-6 per team
You hit an opponent below the neck.
You catch a thrown ball.
You knock a ball out of an opponents hands.
You force an opponent out of bounds.
The team with the most points at the end of ten minutes wins.
Pattern Balls: 10 Burpees
Silver Balls: 10 Dumbbell Thrusters
Blue Balls: 10 Box Jumps
21-15-9 reps of:
Clean 135 pounds
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Classes are off! Hooverball is on! (and maybe some CrossFit Dodgeball too)
This Saturday, we are scrapping our regularly scheduled program for a little fun and games, CrossFit style. Come throw heavy balls around, eat paleo snacks and drink (non-paleo) beer. NFT.
When: Saturday 11-1pm
Where: Upstairs at the Lyceum
Who: SBK peeps, family and friends
This is a BYOpaleo! If you'd like to bring snacks and/or beverages, email Margie at email@example.com
Please note: All classes, including the teaser, are cancelled. There will be an hour of open gym after 1pm if you need to get more action. Or you can just retire to Sheep Station for more beer and burgers. (Without the bun of course.)
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John C. and Erik take CrossFit outdoors and hit the "Deck of Death" at CFSBK's original stomping grounds, St. Mary's Playground. Have fun with your WODs and remember that no scenario is too austere for functional fitness.
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