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Old 10-18-2010, 11:14 AM   #5
Eric Lester
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Re: Independent Trainer

Originally Posted by Keith Roxo View Post
I have two friends who want to get into it and have asked me to train them because they don't like the bigger classes. I'm not even considering charging them and I don't want to call myself a CrossFit trainer because I haven't been certified.
I found CrossFit while in college and did this for 3 years before being certified, and then another year before I started doing it for pay. I have my own box now (not a CF affiliate) and hope to be able to quit my day job in a few years. Training friends in college is a good way to get experience.

I had no training background and found the Level 1 certification seminar very helpful, others with more experience may not.
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