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Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,654
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Resistance band shelf life?

We have been using Iron Woody bands for a long, long time (7+ years) and have been very happy with their durability.

http://ironwoodyfitness.com/collections/iron-woody-bands (WORK/FAMILY SAFE)
Forum: Community 06-16-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Trainer directory update?

It took about a week or so for me...(?) to have information updated... However, it was outside of the CF Games season and I was also getting clarification/cleared to register for the Level 3 test.

I...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-16-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,341
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Private membership access?

You'll definitely need to clear up any Insurance issues/questions first and foremost.

I see no 'pros' to this situation... as a business when you want to start having morning classes, you'll...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-06-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,346
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Afilliate Guard

You need to speak directly to the owner of the CrossFit facility and have them speak with their insurance company. More than likely to ensure you are covered your "Boot Camp Business" will need to be...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-26-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,863
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Employees and Payroll Taxes

Kyle - Reach out to the Texas Workforce Commission Solution Office in your (http://www.twc.state.tx.us/dirs/wdas/wfc_list.pdf) (Work/Family Safe). They are responsible for helping with issues like...
Forum: Community 08-09-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,475
Posted By John McPherson
Re: What are the steps on how to submit a Hero Wod for approval?

Contact the CrossFit affiliate support team...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-09-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,822
Posted By John McPherson
Re: CCFT - Course Material ?

http://journal.crossfit.com/2014/07/crossfit-trainer-education-and-certification-new-programs-and-a-new-structure.tpl (work and family safe)
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-25-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Where To Start On Insurance

:rolleyes:

Affiliate Guard and the RRG don't currently offer coverage outside the US to my knowledge...

NEXO insurance offers a worldwide affiliate policy though... and they are the same company...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-23-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Garage affiliate insurance

Hey Thomas - You can't go wrong with the CrossFit RRG. I'd highly encourage you to contact them as you get things up and running. I've worked with several different companies over the years, long...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-28-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,283
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Offering a Lifetime Membership

I would do a year or two upfront paid in full especially if you need some immediate cash for upgrading/expanding or the like. But anything much longer than about 12-18 months is potentially setting...
Forum: Community 05-13-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By John McPherson
Re: LVL 1 Cert Advice

Taken directly from the CrossFit FAQ - (http://www.crossfit.com/cf-info/faq.html#Certifications%20&%20Seminars0) SAFE FOR WORK/FAMILY

9.25. Can I still participate in a seminar if I have an injury...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-03-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,648
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Failed Boxes

Top 10 Ways to Lose Clients - http://thebizraiseyourgame.com/top-10-ways-to-lose-clients-by-jeff-stanek/ (work safe/ family safe)
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-27-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,327
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Investing in an existing Crossfit

:yeahthat:

There is only so much that an established gym should need 4 years into it business...
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Contacting HQ or CrossFit employees

Send an email to affiliatesupport@crossfit.com and be patient.

But I also encourage you to ask your question here in the forum as there is a very high probability that it has been asked before...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 04-03-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Why isn't the map.crossfit.com page linked on the main page?

It is on the main page and has been there for a while, hover your cursor over the 'Affiliates' link and you will see a drop down menu appear.

There is also a large button on the Affiliate Homepage:...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 03-10-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,500
Posted By John McPherson
Beijing, China - CrossFit Open?

Anybody doing the Open workouts in Beijing, China?
:shrug:
Forum: Community 02-09-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 89,768
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Who has ownership of FGB?

In my attempt to clarify the actual date and figure out what was going on with FGB, I put a post up here on the message boards but didn't realize it was actually a serious issue and not just a...
Forum: Community 02-07-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 89,768
Posted By John McPherson
Who has ownership of FGB?

I noticed on the CrossFit Games site that there was an opt in option for Fight Gone Bad on June 9th 2012. But I also received an email from Sports Grants today saying that the event is on September...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-03-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,041
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Link for whiteboard pictures

Best picture that I've got of them. I use 4x8 sheets of melamine board that I got from Lowes Hardware.

http://p3crossfit.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IMG_2870.jpg (WORK/FAMILY...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,583
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Whiteboards, Dry erase, nightmares

Alex - Its called Panel Board. It's solid white, smooth and is sold in 4x8 sheets. I've only found them at Lowes Hardware. They are usually kept in close proximity (same isle) as the particle...
Forum: Community 11-23-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,158
Posted By John McPherson
Re: 50 Burpees in 2:29

Frank -

I looked back over the southwest regional qualifier WOD's and they did a WOD 50 Chest to bar pullups and then 50 burpees for time. No breaking up the movements. The top 5 guys were all...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-22-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,940
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Affiliation

Affiliation process didn't take me very long at all. These are in no particular order: Insurance (can't affiliate unless this is taken care of), location, zoning laws in your city, equipment,...
Forum: Community 11-20-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,208
Posted By John McPherson
Re: What is a "Guest" at a LVL 1 cert?

The guest option is for the host facility to register their comps.

Once you click on the guest button a second window opens "*CODE" where they enter in their specific password for how ever many...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-20-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,793
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Clients with extreme moods in the WOD

Always scale the client accordingly, but at the beginning of a client's adventure into Crossfit, make it easily manageable, they shouldn't be crying during the WOD on the first day or two. They will...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-13-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,777
Posted By John McPherson
Re: Mcallen, Texas Area

Shoot me a PM with your email address I've got a client doing some work down that way looking for something to do.
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