All posts tagged "membership"

  • Featuring an Athlete of the Month

    John Badaracco got the idea of having an Athlete of the Month from several Affiliate friends, including Ben Bergeron. As the co-owner of CrossFit Synergistics...

  • Derby City CrossFit on the Move

    Recently, Slater Coe’s Box, Derby City CrossFit, moved locations in the city of Louisville, Kentucky. Coe shares lessons he learned from the move: A Clear...

  • One-On-One Sessions in Your Box

    As Affiliates and Coaches, it’s easy to understand people like CrossFit because their workouts are programmed for them. And while small class settings are an...

  • Welcome to the Foundations of CrossFit

    If you’ve built a sand castle on a beach, you know it won’t last long against the ocean. Its foundation — more sand — is...

  • Keep Your Members for Life

    As the old proverb goes: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed...

  • The Schedule Changes with the Season

    Officially, summer starts on June 21. However, the days are staying lighter longer, and CrossFit Deep has made schedule changes because of the extra sunlight....

  • An Evolution in Classes

    At Wildcat CrossFit in Tuscon, Arizona, the programming has evolved with the membership. About a year and a half ago, the Box’s schedule added two...

  • The Open and Beyond

    In less than a week, the 2016 Open will be wrapped up for another year. I cannot believe the five-week, international competition has come and...

  • The Start-Up Shop

    If done right, a pro shop can provide 12 to 15 percent of a Box’s revenue. At least, that’s what Matt Sharp, owner of CrossFit...

  • If You Build It, They May Not Come

    When he first opened CrossFit Annihilation, Kyle Flowers wanted an inexpensive, easy-to-use website for his Box. He hired a “website guy” to create the website....

  • Growing Pains

    “We’re finding that our members don’t really know where to go on the floor,” said Nina Cobb, the owner of CrossFit of Ithaca in Ithaca,...

  • Can Your Box Have Too Many Coaches?

    About a year ago, Affiliate Meredith Ruggio sat all her Coaches down to explain she needed to cut hours, to avoid having too many Coaches...

  • When the Box gets Awkward

    Charlie Sims, the Affiliate of CrossFit Regeneration in Louisville, Kentucky, remembers teaching a college friend a deadlift. In the middle of the class, she turned...

  • Perfecting the Payment Process

    When Eric Allen asked an Affiliate how he tracked payments at his Box, he was told that members left cash with Sticky Notes on the...

  • Keeper of the Kids

    “I’m really good with kids,” said Stephanie Geissler, the childcare provider and a trainer at CrossFit Wilmington. She backed up her statement with the fact...