Posted: 28-Dec-2016

What progress have you made towards improving your fitness and overall skill sets tested in the previous 6 years of the Reebok CrossFit Open? How has your bar or ring muscle up progressed? Has your rowing efficiency improved? What about your barbell cycling for the Snatch and Clean?


With the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Open less than 2 months out, CrossFit Rise will be offering a few services to help you prepare for your best season yet!


6 Specialty Clinics

3 Open Prep Training Days

30 min, 60 min, and 3 - 60 min One-on-One Coaching sessions




Specialty Clinics


The 6 specialty clinics are open to members and non-members. Each sessions focus will be on complex movements consistently tested in the Open. Clinic’s will meet Sunday at 10:15a and will run 60-90 minutes. Our coaches offer a wide array of expertise in Weightlifting, CrossFit and Gymnastics.


Double Under/Toes-to-Bar Clinic - improve your efficiency and timing for both Double Unders and Toes-to-Bar.

Sunday, January 8th from 10:15a - 11:30a. Coached by multi-year Regional Athletes Val Shiel and Jessica Schulz. No minimum requirements.


Snatch - this technique focused clinic will improve your efficiency in max efforts or barbell cycling efforts tested in the Open.

Sunday, January 15th from 10:15a - 11:45a. Coached by 2x Olympic Coach for USA Weightlifting Roger Nielsen. No minimum requirements.


Clean & Jerk - this technique focused clinic will improve your efficiency in max efforts or barbell cycling efforts tested in the Open.

Sunday, January 29th from 10:15a - 11:45a. Coached by 2x Olympic Coach for USA Weightlifting Roger Nielsen. No minimum requirements.


Part 1a: Kipping Pull Ups (10:15a - 11:15a)*

Par 1b: Chest-to-Bar Pull Ups (10:15a - 10:55a)** Part 2: Bar Muscle Ups (11:00a - 11:40a)**

Improve your body position, blocking and connectivity for a strong and safe dynamic kip.

*Sunday, February 5th from 10:15a - 11:15a (Part 1a). Part 1a will by coached by CrossFit Rise Head Coach Justin Ehrhardt. Minimum requirement - Part 1a - Must be able to hang from the pull up cage for 30 consecutive seconds.

**Sunday, February 5th from 10:15a - 11:40a (Part 1b & Part 2). Part 1b & Part 2 are included, but it is not necessary to attend both. Part 1b and Part 2 will be Coached by Division 1 gymnast and multi-year Regional Athlete Tristan Erlenbaugh. Minimum requirement - Part 1b & Part 2: 2 unassisted strict pull ups.


Ring Muscle Up - Improve your body position, stability and connectivity for a strong and safe dynamic kip.

Sunday, February 12th from 10:15a - 11:15a. Coached by CrossFit Rise’s Head Coach Justin Ehrhardt. Minimum requirement - 2 unassisted strict pull ups & ring dips.


Row/Wallball/Thruster/Kipping Handstand Push Ups - Improve your efficiency for the ‘gasser pain’ workout Dave Castro loves to torture us with.

Sunday, February 19th from 10:15a - 11:30a. Coached by multi-year Regional Coach Brian Schulz and multi-year Regional Athlete Jessica Schulz. No minimum requirements.


Pricing for Clinics:


Rise Member:

Buy 1 session - $30 member

Buy 3 sessions - $78 member

Buy 6 sessions - $120 member


Non-Member

Buy 1 session - $40 non-member**

Buy 3 sessions - $108 non-member**

Buy 6 sessions - $180 non-member


*Reservations must be made by Friday at 5p prior to each Sunday clinic. Login to your Wodify account. Select Class Schedule from the menu bar ⇒ select appropriate date(s) of the Course ⇒ select Specialty Clinic ⇒ Click Reserve.

**Email to reserve your desired clinic jessica@crossfitrise.com


***Each clinic has a minimum registration requirement of 6 people and a maximum registration limit of 20 people. Register by Friday prior to the Sunday Clinic to guarantee your spot!




Open Prep Training Days


Open Prep Training Days are extremely successful in building camaraderie and enthusiasm for the Reebok CrossFit Open. Open Prep Training Days will consistent of a lifting session followed by a metcon similar to those programmed in the Open.


Open Prep Training Days will meet during the Saturday 9a class and will run for 90 minutes. Open Prep is free for members and open to non-members for a $20 drop-in.


Dates for Open Prep Training Days:

Saturday, January 14th from 9a-10:30a

Saturday, February 11th from 9a-10:30a

Saturday, February 18th from 9a - 10:30a


*To help us plan for the best possible experience for all participants, please pre-register on Wednesday prior to each Saturday Open Prep.




Rise Up! One-on-One Coaching


One-on-One coaching is the very best way to learn and develop new skills. Schedule 1, 3 or 6 training sessions with one of our highly knowledgeable coaching staff on a day and time that is convenient for you!   


Pricing & Purchase of One-on-One Coaching Sessions:


One-on-One Coaching sessions:


Buy 30 minute One-on-One Coaching session - $45

Buy 60 minute One-on-One Coaching session - $75

Buy 3 - 60 min One-on-One Coaching sessions - $195


How to schedule One-on-One Coaching?


To schedule a session, please email jessica@crossfitrise.com

Include your availability and desired skill focus for the session. Based on your desired time and skill focus you will be assigned the most appropriate coach. Our coaches have a diverse background and knowledge base and it’s our goal to provide you with the best possible value during your training session.