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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-12-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,042
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Concrete floor/cracking/crumbling/craters

So, here we go.

I'm in an old, amazing, hangar style warehouse that took me forever to find. It's over 85 years old.

It was a tire service center before we got it. The floors in the main hall were...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-21-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,432
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: How to reduce vibration and noise from 2nd floor box

Can't be done.

I moved out of my location for that reason. We were on the 2nd floor and we went to great lengths to keep people from dropping weights. We built our own crash pads and kept the music...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-24-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: crumbling concrete

Hey guys,

Thanks for the answers.

I don't think that I can afford to cover 500 sqm in plywood right now. And the work's already been done.

Here's how it looks.

The bottom right corner is the old...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-19-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By Joey Scafidi
crumbling concrete

We're moving to a new location and one of the problems with it was that it had un-level damaged concrete in some places. In order to lay our rubber mats over it, I need it to be level. I had a brick...
Forum: Community 03-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,525
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: A rep from Tacfit just contacted me

Thanks Alex!

Great answer
Forum: Community 03-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,525
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: A rep from Tacfit just contacted me

The rep wants to know how much I'd charge for renting out my gym for the weekend.

I checked out their website and they charge $2,197 per attendee for a 2 day course. They expect 40-50 people to...
Forum: Community 03-10-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,525
Posted By Joey Scafidi
A rep from Tacfit just contacted me

Anyone know about Tacfit?

One of there reps just contacted me about renting my gym in September for a seminar.

Sounds like a knock off of CrossFit.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-28-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,421
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Appointy?

Anyone using this service?

I'm getting away from zenplanner and this actually doesn't look too bad.

http://appointy.com/ w/f/s
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-22-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,215
Posted By Joey Scafidi
leveling concrete

I'm moving into a new spot and there are many places on the floor where there are big divets in the concrete and it's uneven.

Any tips/easy solutions on how to level those so that I can lay mats...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-06-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,979
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Hiring a cleaning crew

I'm currently in a 1300sq ft. gym. I have the cleaning company come in on Wednesday between the morning and afternoon schedule and on Saturday after open gym.

I'm moving to a 10,000sq ft. gym and I...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,586
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: CrossFit gym layout design

Hey guys,

Thanks for the feedback!

I should have the blue prints from the architect by the weekend. Will contact via email to consult further.

Thanks again!
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-02-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,586
Posted By Joey Scafidi
CrossFit gym layout design

Hey guys,

We just signed the contract on a new building with over 5000sq ft. of training space!

I'm writing to ask if anyone here has experience with layout of equipment, designing of CrossFit gyms...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-27-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,113
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: Offering a Lifetime Membership

We didn't have enough cash reserves for our upcoming move. I decided to sell 10 lifetime memberships to my current clientele at $5000 a piece. They get a special edition t-shirt, their own personal...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-20-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,062
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Average lifetime of a member?

Hey guys,

I haven't figured mine out yet but I'm wondering if any of you have and if you'd mind sharing.

What's the average time that a member stays a member at your gym?

Also, if anyone knows...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-16-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,450
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Talking Re: Nextdoor to a business. How should I soundproof?

I think you misunderstood. I've been under a yoga studio for over 2 years now! I can't believe that we've lasted that long. The owner of the yoga studio is an old Indian woman and she preaches a...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-14-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,270
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: Nervous about our big move

This is what I was looking for. Thanks!
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-14-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,270
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,853
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: Box owners - are you advertising online?

I too run facebook ads with great success! My ratio of guys to girls was horrible! Way too many stinky dudes. I targeted females 25-35 years old and intros for the next month are full with just...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,736
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: help on getting members for an "Open-gym" type of facility

It's me and one other affiliate in my city.

He does only open gym. I do only classes.

I constantly get people from him saying that the miss and want the class atmosphere.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-13-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,450
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: Nextdoor to a business. How should I soundproof?

Damn. That makes my problem sound like nothing! Somehow I've survived for over 2 years in a 4 story building. I'm on the ground floor with a basement below us. There's a YOGA STUDIO directly...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-13-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,270
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Nervous about our big move

Here's my situation.

I'm currently getting out of my lease in order to move into a huge new spot that's perfect for CrossFit. It's more than we need but I see growing into it quickly. At the...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-10-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,521
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: Berlin, Germany

I highly recommend CrossFit Werk. Florian's a great coach and his English is excellent.
Forum: Community 11-18-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,352
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: Rich Froning on the cover of Muscle and Fitness

don't know a soul that hates the iphone!:)
Forum: Community 07-20-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 30,639
Posted By Joey Scafidi
Re: EU affiliates against CROSSGYM

Why's Daniel Tyminski doing this? Doesn't he own/train at CrossFit Lindy?
Forum: Community 06-05-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,018
Posted By Joey Scafidi
couchsurfing CrossFit Basel

Just signed up for the coach's prep course in Basel, Switzerland and with the cost of the course and airfare from Prague, money's pretty tight.

Checking here to see if anyone one wouldn't mind...
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