Freestyle Connection - CrossFit Fresno Seminar

>Freestyle Connection - CrossFit Fresno Seminar

Register now! Click here to sign-up now, limited space available!


Sun, Dec.18, 2011 @ 9:00am / CrossFit Fresno

4-hour session / $50 donation towards Toys-for-Tots

It's that time of year again and Coach Carl would love your participation to help make this holiday season awesome for less fortunate youngsters. We believe that children are our future, so this year we're supporting the Toys-for-Tots program to help give more children a chance to share the joys of growing and learning through play.

With the help of CrossFit Fresno, Coach Carl will be donating his time to offer his Freestyle Connection gymnastics movement seminar on December 18th, 2011 in Fresno, CA. Instead of the usual $125 registration fee for half-day seminars, we are asking participants to donate a minimum of $50 to attend this special event. We only have space for 35 attendees and expect this to sell out quickly, so please register ASAP. ALL proceeds will be forwarded to Toys-for-Tots program, and we thank you for your generosity!

So come spend a half day at CrossFit Fresno with Coach Carl Paoli and learn how to apply basic gymnastics, acrobatic and freestyle movement to your CrossFit training program. If you want to increase your agility, mobility, and the versatility in your CrossFit WODs, then this is the perfect workshop for you! This is an 4-hour session with breaks, plus a workout after led by Coach Carl. For your benefit and enjoyment, you should have completed a CrossFit Basics or Foundations course as a prerequisite to this seminar.

This seminar is appropriate for athletes, coaches, and fitness enthusiasts at any skill level. You'll learn how to safely perform, coach and correct basic gymnastic movements in order to enhance your performance and reach your personal goals.

Learning Process

This seminar will be organized to deliver both lectures and practical sessions. Not only will you learn learn the foundational theories, but you will also get a chance to visualize and apply these concepts through active demonstrations. You will learn new skills from this seminar that are scalable and progressive, and Coach Carl will demonstrate these skills with safe, simple and easy-to-follow progressions that can be applied by anyone at any given level.

To get a feel of Coach Carl's instruction, check out his latest features in the CrossFit Journal:


The goal with this seminar is to introduce you to the world of gymnastics and freestyle movement, and help to make it relevant to your individual training program. By understanding the foundation of basic body mechanics and applying these concepts to all aspects your life, you will noticeably enhance your performance at any given level.


You will be taught a wide variety of movements and techniques, including these and others:

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Hand balancing
  • Rings
  • Bar
  • Basic rolls and tumbling
  • Freestyle movement
  • Trampolining

About Coach Carl

Carl Paoli is the owner and founder of Naka Athletics, based in San Francisco, CA. Naka is a company designed and created to specialize in Action Sports coaching. Naka focuses on helping freestyle athletes excel in everything from core basics to expert movements.

As a former competitive elite gymnast, Carl Paoli leverages his knowledge, experience, and expertise to invigorate the world of Action Sports coaching and athletic development around the world.

About CrossFit Fresno

We are a private strength and conditioning facility located in the heart of the Central San Joaquin Valley. At CrossFit Fresno we believe in quality coaching, efficient workouts, setting goals, and tracking progress on a daily basis.

We believe in hard work and dedication because after all, what you get out of your workouts is directly proportional to what you put into them. We believe in training movements not muscles. We believe in blurring the line between cardio and strength training. We believe in the importance of intensity and that routine is the enemy because workouts should constantly challenge you both physically and mentally. We believe in safety and technique because it isn’t just practice that makes perfect, perfect practice makes perfect. We believe in the support, friendly competition, and most importantly the fun found in a community of like-minded individuals all committed to the pursuit of bettering their lives.

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Check out what others are saying about Coach Carl's Freestyle Connections seminars:

"Had the pleasure of learning from Carl last weekend during the Mobility Cert. w/Kstar. I can't describe how beneficial it was to furthering my coaching knowledge. I didn't think I could learn so much about executing and teaching 'basic' moves like pushups and pullups much less stuff like freestanding handstand pushups." - Rob Mcbee
"Inspiring... Please bring in some more of the 'FUN PART'" - Andreas Diwald
"Wow - so excited I was nearly rendered incontinent
Starrett - Mobility - Maximizing available mechanics
Romanov - Skilled motion - Using available mechanics with assistance from natural world
Crossfit - Fitness - Training skilled functional motion over broad t&md's
Paoli - Transitioning - Projecting skilled functional motion into ADL's
I think I just pissed my pants...and love it! Can anyone say 'full circle'." - Jared Van Anne

Register now! Click here to sign-up now, limited space available!