Posts in: Coach’s Corner

SouthWest ThrowDown

Posted by: Luke

Day #1 El Paso, Texas… 2 days, 7 wods, 45 men and 8 women from Stockton, Orange County, New Mexico, San Diego and Scottsdale representing the TOP CrossFit Athletes in the region for what was “The Toughest Thing I Have Ever Done In My Life” Our TEAM traveled to this competition to prepare for REGIONALS [...]
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SouthWest Throwdown

Posted by: Luke

This weekend I am off to El Paso, Texas with Teamates “Mel” Melissa Einbinder, “SloMo” Brandon Nee and “Get the FU– back on the bar” Najla Joy Kayyem. We are competing in the 2nd annual SouthWest Throwdown hosted by our friends Ernest Mc Laurin and Marc Duchene of CrossFit El Paso. This two day event will [...]
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“Boys to Men”

Posted by: Luke

Today my good friend Allen-Michael Armstrong also known as “Jedi” turns 19 years old and before I give you the hero WOD I want to talk about the impact this particular “Jedi” has had on my life. You see last year a young boy wearing skinny jeans, ipod and hair covering half his face walks into my office. He tells me he [...]
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Prepared for anything

Posted by: Luke

In a true CrossFit competition you never know what you’re going to get into, especially when it’s in the region of the world it was originated… Northern California. You do know what kind of weather you’re going to get… cold, wet and raining. Both did not disappoint this past weekend at the 2011 “Courage Games” hosted [...]
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“Put your money where your mouth is”

Posted by: Luke

CrossFit Scottsdale will be giving away $2,000 to the Top Male & Female Rx Athletes at “Friday Night Lights” You must register for all 6 weeks, attend, compete and have the cumulative Top Scores. Registration opens at 8am Tuesday morning. $1,000 CASH to each WINNER. This event is not FREE it cost’s $99 for all 6 weeks, that’s $16.50 per [...]
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All About Networking!

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Do you know how to effectively network at events such as CrossFit Scottsdale Connections? Here are a few tips to take with you to any event to help build your business: 1. Small talk is the foundation of all relationships, even business relationships. All information is useful. 2. When you talk business ascertain the person’s [...]
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CrossFit Scottsdale Kids Run for Arizona Baseball Charities

Posted by: Luke

I would like to personally thank everyone who was involved with our kids charity run for little league’s across the state. On Sunday my mentor and “Dad”  Buddy Schultz founder of Arizona Baseball Charities handed out over $20,000 in cash to 10 Coaches from Peoria to Goodyear and Queen Creek to Scottsdale. Having raised over 4 million [...]
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“Anything in life is possible if you make it happen” Jack LaLanne

Posted by: Luke

When I first met Chris LaLanne nephew of Fitness Guru Jack LaLanne in 2000 we were both personal trainers working for a globo gym in Palm Desert California. Small world Chris had just graduated from San Diego state and was already friends with my wife Najla. Sharing the same core values and having a passion for changing lives we became close [...]
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I am STRONGER with you…

Posted by: Luke

 I am STRONGER with you… Thank you Team CrossFit Scottsdale. To my wife Najla the greatest Team MOM and “get the F— back on the rings” Coach on the planet. My two babies who are the catalyst in my belief of giving everything. Team Doctor Josh Vella. Stu, Carl, B.G, Brennan, Mclinn, Dani, Nate Dog, Mo, Brennan, Jedi [...]
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January CrossFit Scottsdale Connections Meeting

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Come network with your fellow CrossFitters and learn more about this month’s sponsor, Julie Kern of Bridge Financial Strategies. Julie is a CPA and a Certified Financial Planner™.  She works with individuals and small businesses to move past their own emotions, lack of discipline and misinformation regarding their money.  She brings expert advice and discipline through [...]
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