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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-16-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

We did and we still are despite all that. Even taking a lot of shots from the other "box" in the area. Oh well.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-12-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,115
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Having a Facebook page before affiliation

I would email affiliate support and/or the legal department. I would most likely say if you are reported or the right person sees it you are taking a chance of losing your chance at affiliation. If...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-04-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,115
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Having a Facebook page before affiliation

I would just call or email affiliate support and ask. Explain the situation to them.
I would say its better for you to bring it to their attention and get a compromise.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-04-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

Lol.

I'm really to the point now it does not matter. If the thread could be closed that would be great.

There is so much more to the story without putting other peoples business its just not worth...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-04-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,115
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Having a Facebook page before affiliation

good luck....cause that is exactly what we did and we got denied. We had videos posted and articles from the journal and we got told they needed to be removed.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-04-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

I have not insulted anyone besides the guy who reported us for advertising crossfit.

If you dont mind Dale, Id like to talk to someone about this on the phone for 20-30 minutes and im done.

At...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-30-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

I spent 1,000$ on a L-1 so I can become affiliated. I'm not changing what I do, or how I train people because I can or cannot call it something. It's what I believe gets the best results. Legal...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-30-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

I will more than likely doing this option for now I can't just up and leave someone who gave me the oppertunity to do this. I'm not like that. It just sucks that I can get the affiliation, be in...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-30-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

No...there is three seperate stories...the first affliation process...then the month probation, denial...then my application process.

We had it called X-fit because of Xtreme fitness... HQ told us...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-30-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

That is hardly an option for me at this point. I was kicked out of this gym for crossfiting. Called a month and a half later to cancel my membership and I got offered a job to help start Crossfit...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-30-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

I know that is what I am saying....People are suggesting completly parting from crossfit have nothing to do with it. We have to completly change our lifestyles just because we put in affiliation...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-30-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

The other L-1 Trainer went to regionals last year...and HQ done a interview with her and its on the games site...how do we explain that?
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-30-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

I really don't belive in the crossfit brand? I have been following crossfit for close to 3 years now on my own. I got kicked out of the gym I am currently employeed at for doing crossfit. I expalined...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

We were FAR from sneaky about it. The first time yeah we might of F***ed up by putting videos on our facebook page....Jumped the gun but not sneaky....our papers was sent in for 2-3 weeks before...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-28-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

You are right and I completely understand that. We did EVERYTHING HQ asked while we were on probation. We continued to get reported by people that had no idea what was going on at the gym, no idea...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-28-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

I wasn't meaning we should get our affiliate because we all are decked out in crossfit.


I have been doing crossfit for 3 years...recommending it to EVERYONE! I get a affiliation in and i have to...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-28-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

I understand that. I know we are applying to be with them.

But if that would of been a true customer calling about crossfit....the conversation would of ended at...No we do not offer crossfit...we...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-28-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

We applied for affiliation way back in September. We waited 5 weeks to be turned away because the Owner of the gym who applied did not have a L-1. Understandable that was our fault.

We re-applied...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-28-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,697
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Denied CrossFit Affiliation due to trademark infringement.

Has anyone else has this happen to them? CrossFit accepted my affiliation papers...then two days later I had it revoked because the gym I wanted to run Classes at has been denied for "continued...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-14-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,163
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Non-Affiliate Website Check

If you apply for affiliation it doesn't matter if HQ sees that you will not get affiliated.
Forum: Nutrition 09-08-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,356
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Crossfit Journal 15 and 21.

Thanks dave! I appreciate it!
Forum: Nutrition 09-08-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,356
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Crossfit Journal 15 and 21.

I just watched a Journal video with rob wolff he said at the end to check out CFJ 15 and 21. I went back to the 15th and 21st journal and neither of them are about nutrition. Does anyone know what...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,008
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Reeboks Powerlifting shoe

I think im going to go with chucks right now. I still need some work on my olympic lifts and chucks will do the trick for my powerlifting stuff. No need to invest 200$ in shoes that right now just...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,008
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Reeboks Powerlifting shoe

I guess mainly a powerlifting shoe.

I do snatches and clean and jerks a little also.
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,008
Posted By Jonathan Groves
Re: Reeboks Powerlifting shoe

Thanks guys. If its limited quantities in December im sure the price will be outrageous too.

Ill probably get the romaleos.
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