The period following the conclusion of the CrossFit® Open season can be a challenging time for fitness coaches because their athlete retention and enthusiasm drops dramatically. Many athletes feel discouraged due to their lack of improvement, despite their dedication to the Sport of Fitness. They feel trapped and unsupported by their coaches.
It is the responsibility of a coach to provide guidance and a proper training trajectory for the athlete that guarantees long-term success. This requires not only proper education in fitness subjects but also an awareness of the proper procedures to take immediately after the CrossFit® Open.
A professional coach understands the basic steps needed to support and guide them. Specifically, a lot of fitness coaches lack competence around subject matters related to: