5 Things You Can Do To Prepare For WOD for Ret

by Craig Hysell

“Give back.” -RET

RET (Richard E. Thomas III) was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma when he was 14. He was 15 when he died in April of 2000. Before he passed away, he asked his family to give back in his name.

CTF has been helping The RET Thomas Pediatric Cancer Foundation assist children […]

Have You Heard of the NPFL? You will…

by Craig Hysell

Are you ready for the NPFL?

Knowledge Bomb Tuesday: What CTF Cares About In You

by Craig Hysell

Week 3 of The CTF Intramural Open is in the books!

It’s been a phenomenal ride so far!
Full of ups and downs for all of us, like any good competition should have. Good competition validates our strengths, shows us our weaknesses and inspires us to improve.

That is what getting in The Ring is […]

Use These Three Simple Fixes To Beat Competition Day Anxiety

by Craig Hysell

The great thing about Competition Day is it’s FINALLY a Test Day!

The bad thing about Competition Day is that sometimes the nerves can overtake us and we fall short of what we planned for. Especially if we feel way outside our comfort zone.

Can you free yourself of Game Day jitters?
Yes!
But like […]

The CTF Intramural Open. 14.2

CTF ARMY! Welcome to 14.2!

REMEMBER, if you can’t make it on Saturday from 10am to 1pm, you may schedule a time with a coach at one of the following times OR HAVE A FRIEND JUDGE YOU DURING ANY OPEN GYM!

Open Judging Hours for coaches:
Craig- Friday. 9am-9:30am. 11am-12pm. Monday. 9am-9:30am.
Christy- Friday: 10:30am-12pm. Monday. 7:30am-7:59pm.
Jeff- Monday. […]

The CTF Intramural Open: Omaha! Omaha! (This audible could affect YOU!)

Week 1 of the CTF Intramural Open is in the books and it WAS EPIC.
The expectations were exceeded, and The Day more than lived up to the hype!

Week 2 will be even more incredible as we work out the kinks: such as faulty intro music, questionable fog machine usage and one up antes on […]

The CTF Intramural Open. 14.1

Click here for the Offical CF Games site announcement.

RX’D:
AMRAP in 10 minutes of:
30 double unders
15 snatches 75/55

SCALED:
AMRAP in 10 minutes of:
15 double unders
15 snatches 45/35 (use wooden plates)
Games Standards.

BEGINNER:
AMRAP in 10 minutes of:
30 single unders
15 Russian KB swings 35/18
* Rope must come forward.
** KB must come to eye level with hips fully extended.

The CTF Intramural Open Athlete Guide

by Craig Hysell

So, you are competing in this year’s CTF Intramural Open!
Congratulations!
85 of you are in this together!
That’s a CTF PR! WOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Now what?

Well, here are some guidelines that will help you sail through the next 5 weekends with ease.

GUIDELINE #1: Have Fun!
Yes, do your best. Yes, talk smack with other teams. […]

What Can You Expect At The CTF Intramural Open?

So the Draft has gone down.
Your Team is set.
It’s time to cover this thing in Awesomesauce and feast on Amazingness.

If you have not been emailed by your Team Captain yet, you probably will be.
If you are not sure who’s Team you’re on, leave a note at the front desk.
(If you’re a Team Captain and […]

Knowledge Bomb Tuesday: Check. Check. Are You Doing This To Yourself?

by Craig Hysell

I have noticed a bit of trending as of late in the gym.
I have spoken about it with the other coaches.
They have noticed it too.

You are being too hard on yourself.

When you get a PR you should celebrate it! You should WOOOOOOOOO it up. You should “Yeahhhh budddyyyy”! You should dance a […]