Posts in: Coach’s Corner

Level 2 Test "Orange Band"

Posted by: Najla

Wednesday at 7pm. Spectators are welcome. There will be 3 parts to the Level 2 test. You must pass each part in order to move on. Participants must have completed and passed the Level 1 test “white band” to qualify for Level 2. Part I 2 mile run + 50 pull-ups in under 20 min [...]
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"Jackie" final results

Posted by: Luke

WOW! What a day at CrossFit Scottsdale. I watched  the roller coaster of emotions…. Pain, pride, glory and tears. Yes tears. Katie Hunt who beat her preliminary time by 3:41 won the most improved category and the $80 cash prize cried during her last 10 thrusters, told me she was going to throw up finished [...]
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Call of Duty

Posted by: Luke

“Service is the highest calling we have to offer one another, there is no higher calling. I encourage you all to offer service to your fellow man no matter what level of service you are called to give”  Coach Jeff Tucker Share the knowledge: Tweet
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Gymnastics Skills and Drills

Posted by: Luke

What a great weekend. I would like to thank all of the participants in this weekends events that I was a part of. First my wife Najla for traveling with me to learn from Coach Jeff Tucker’s Gymnastics certification in San Clemente, California. Ya, I said it Gymnastics …the 33.3% that makes up CrossFit. The [...]
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CrossFit One World

Posted by: Luke

  It is with great pleasure I would like to congratulate the newest Certified Coach to the CrossFit Scottsdale team. Najla spent the weekend in Union City, California with some of the “Elite” Coaches in the world. Jolie won the games last year and Freddie has been coaching in the community since its inception in [...]
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Pressure=Performance

Posted by: Luke

 13 hours earlier I woke up in Montana with one thing on my mind… getting home safe. 13 hours later the only thing on my mind was surviving this workout so I could get home safe. What happened in between was a blur. Stopping only to get gas and grab a paleo meal consisting of [...]
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"Raise your game"

Posted by: Luke

Congratulations and thank you to each and every one of you that made my dream of opening CrossFit Scottsdale on Tuesday. The motto of this story is “Raise your game” and thats just what we have done. When we opened in October of 08′ we had about 8 students coming to 10 classes a week and [...]
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"Raise your game"

Posted by: Luke

Congratulations and thank you to each and every one of you that made my dream of opening CrossFit Scottsdale on Tuesday. The motto of this story is “Raise your game” and thats just what we have done. When we opened in October of 08′ we had about 8 students coming to 10 classes a week and [...]
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My story… By Luke Kayyem

Posted by: Luke

A Lot of people have been asking me lately. Whats my story? How did I get here?  When did I start training? Well it did not happen over night. It did not happen over the weekend or at a course online. It began 30 years ago in Los Angeles where I was born.  Growing up fast as [...]
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