How to Run a Successful Competition

Today I’m going to go over the five things needed to run a successful CrossFit competition.


I’ve run many competitions, big and small, since 2009—from the WOD Gear Team Series at The Rose Bowl to last weekend’s Valentines’ Day Massacre here at my gym, Precision CrossFit. There are common elements to all competitions, no matter their size. In this video, I will cover some things that apply to every competition.

Mike, a graduate of Occidental College, spent three years playing for the SCIAC Champion Tigers, graduating with his bachelor’s degree in 2005. In the summer of 2005, Mike spent six months playing professionally in Europe for the Gefle Red Devils of Sweden. Mike also served as the defensive coordinator for the organization’s prep team, as well as the head strength and conditioning coach. Upon his return home, Mike went back to Occidental College to complete his master’s degree and earn his...Read more