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.
The most fundamental concept you need to keep in mind is that most people are not doing a competition for the prize. In fact, only a handful of individuals and teams at any given competition ever get to the podium. What people really go to competitions for is the experience. What's more, these people are your customers; they are paying for this experience. So it's your job to give them the best possible service and a great experience.
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