The Marvelous Coaching Accelerator Program (MCAP) is an intensive 4 month internship that develops novice trainers into elite coaches. Entrants can expect to gain a deep understanding of effective movement patterns for all Gymnastics, Power Lifting, Olympic Lifting, Kettlebell, Monostructural, Calisthenic, and Specialty exercises taught in CrossFit. Proficiency in effective coaching is achieved through direct mentorship, hands on experience, and prescribed self-study. This program prepares participants to excel in leading small group classes and working 1:1 with individual athletes:

Hands On Coaching Experience

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Earn hours of hands on small group experience assisting our coaches during CrossFit, HIIT, and SWOD classes. Also, practice developing cues, triaging faults, and providing specific feedback through skill sessions in an individual 1:1 setting. Coupling small group and 1:1 experience ensures you receive pointed feedback and perspective from both the coaches and greater community.

Educational Seminars

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Gain everything you need to know concerning the three major areas of fitness: exercise, nutrition, and recovery. Efficient movement patterns, goal-based nutrition plans matching an individual's lifestyle, and methods to optimize sleep and effectively manage stress are just a few of the topics covered in the educational seminars. In addition, details on how to operate a successful functional fitness studio at both the macro and micro level are provided directly from the founders of the company.

Guided Self-Study

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Learn the essentials of movement theory, mobility, and coaching development at the rapid pace only individual study can provide. Regular testing of course material verifies progress and validates dedication to improving your coaching skill and toolset. Required reading materials, along with corresponding monthly test dates, are published at the start of every new Coaching Accelerator Program Session. This facet of the program is essential to your development and success.


"Easily The Best Way Accelerate Your Coaching Career"

As with any worthwhile endeavor, MCAP participants are expected to maintain the highest level of commitment at all times. While there is no monetary compensation for time and effort invested in the program, it warrants the same seriousness and rigor as any professional job or career.

Program Requirements

Approximately 8 hour per week dedicated to one or more of the following activities:

  • Small group support coaching
  • Assigned 1:1 coaching
  • Operational support
  • Guided self-study
  • Team building activities
  • Special projects 
  • Cleaning and facility maintenance

Ideal Candidate Profile

Here are a few things we're looking for:

  • Passion for fitness and helping others
  • Condition exuding physical and mental fitness 
  • Professionalism and ability to separate box life from personal life
  • Respect for coaches, athletes, other interns, and self
  • Personality that facilitates a friendly, positive, high energy, family-oriented community

Program Timeline

Pertinent dates related to the application process:

  • September 10th: Applications for 2018 session opens
  • September 21st: Applications close
  • September 23rd: In person candidate interviews
  • September 24th: Program offers extended
  • September 27th: Deadline to accept offer
  • September 29th: On-boarding Seminar
  • October 1st: Program begins
  • February 1st: Graduation 

Apply Today - Applications For 2018 Class Open Until September 21st

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