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Iron Sharpens Iron Atlanta, GA

Grow physically and spiritually as you train with our world-class coaches and connect with fellow athletes, coaches and box owners! Learn how your faith can bring renewed purpose to your athletic performance, profession and relationships, and steer you in the direction God desires for your life. Skill sessions expose you to instruction and analysis in all three elements of movement: weightlifting, gymnastics, and monostructural (running, rowing, etc). Reinforce each of the skill types in an inspirational and competitive environment with workouts providing opportunity for application and additional guidance. Up your game as you build safe, efficient and effective technique for a lifetime. A copy of the Athlete New Testament, a Faith Rx’d T-shirt or tank, wristband, a paleo dinner Saturday night, and renewed perspective how to honor Christ through your training and life are all part of the experience! You’ll also have the opportunity to join an event-specific Facebook group where you can continue to be encouraged by fellow participants and coaches long after the event has concluded! “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” -Proverbs 27:17

Guest Coaches

EZElijah Muhammad: 16th fittest at the 2015 CrossFit Games, NPGL New York Rhinos Athlete, Captain of the Tennessee Tech University Basketball Team, owner and head trainer of Hi-Temp Athletics, 355 lb clean and jerk, 295 lb snatch and 565 lb deadlift, CF L1, CF Mobility and Movement, CF Gymnastics, CF Olympic Lifting, CF Kids     Jeff MartoneJeff Martone: Founder and CEO of Tactical Athlete Training Systems, pioneer and a “founding father” of modern kettlebell movement, 2x North American Record Holder in Long Cycle, Certified Kettlebell (KB) Sport Judge, IKSFA, KB Sport Lifting Coach, Creator of CrossFit KB Trainers Course, KB SME for CrossFit, Senior Instructor for the Russian KB Challenge, creator of H2H KB Drills (juggling), Creator of Super High Output Training, clients include multiple federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, special operations personnel, and professional athletes, including top MMA coaches and fighters, life-long Martial artist, former amateur boxer, CF L1 & 2  

Coaches

Andrea AgerAndrea Ager:   NPGL New York Rhinos Athlete, CrossFit Regional Competitor, 5th 2011 CF Games on Brick’s affiliate Team, 5th SoCal Regional 2012. Ran Track & Field for Colorado Mesa University 2006-2010, CF L1     Guido TrinidadGuido Trinidad:   2012 CrossFit Games Competitor, Co-Founder and Programmer of Wodapalooza Miami Fitness Festival, Owner and Head Coach at Peak 360 CrossFit, Linebacker for the Arlanda Jets and L’Hospitalet Pioners in Barcelona, CF L1, CF Football, CF Gymnastics, CF Endurance, CF Kids, USAW Sports Performance Coach, NESTA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer     Spencer ArnoldSpencer Arnold:   Founder of Power and Grace Performance Coaching, 2012 69kg American Open Champion, USAW Sport Performance/Club/L2 National Coach       Becky ConzelmanBecky Conzelman:   5x CrossFit Games Competitor, 14th in 2012, former National Pro Grid League (NPGL) LA Reign Athlete, Faith Rx’d Executive Director, 3x US National Cycling Champion, 2x World Cycling Championship Competitor, CF L1, USAW Sport Performance Coach     Chip PughChip Pugh:   Faith Rx’d Co-Founder, Tennessee Tech University (TTU) Campus Minister, former TTU Director of Athletic Performance guiding internships for such notable CrossFit athletes as Rich Froning, Dan Bailey and Elijah Muhammad, Ohio University football offensive lineman    

Feedback from our Previous Events

“One of the most powerful events I’ve ever been a part of. The seminar has changed many things in my personal and faith life and I can’t thank the coaches enough for how well the event was managed.” “I absolutely LOVED my experience!” “ISI was truly what it says – pursuing excellence and being challenged spiritually, physically and mentally.” “Wonderful! I needed to see that it was possible to incorporate two passions and have them work together for the better.” “Thank you! I thought ISI was a great use of my time and money.” “The blend of so many CF and faith-based elements made for a well-rounded weekend, and the staff, their professionalism and desire to invest themselves ultimately made the event a top-notch experience.” “Combining workouts with great sessions on God and Faith just doesn’t get much better.” “It by far exceeded my expectations, and was hands down the best training event I have attended. Coming together, learning from the best, and sharing our love and faith in Christ was very powerful. The event has extemely motivated me to use the gifts God has given me, and I want to invest more time serving God, and less time just living for myself.” “It has greatly impacted me and the love and motivation felt at the event was incredible.” “I felt called to be there and I am definitely praying about my next steps. I honestly feel this is the type of thing God has been preparing me for and this may be where I start by helping with this ministry.”

Schedule (any changes will be reflected here)

Friday 4:30 pm Optional Workout hosted by the gym 6:45 pm Check-in 7:00 pm Welcome, Coach Introductions, Faith Rx’d Overview 7:30 pm General Session 1: True Strength 8:15 pm Breakout Session by Region 1 Saturday 8:30 am Skills/Workout 1: Olympic Lifting 10:15 pm General Session 2: Christ-Centered Living 11:00 pm Breakout session by Region 2 11:45 pm Lunch Break 1:15 pm Seminar 1: Choice of Topics A: Athlete Focus: goal setting, competition prep, & mental strategy B: Box Management Focus: optimizing the client experience, developing strong coaches, & profit strategy C: Coach Focus: how can faith inform your coaching? 2:10 pm Skills/Workout 2: Gymnastics 3:55 pm Break 5:40 pm Dinner (provided onsite) 6:15 pm Seminar 2: How to Develop a Local Faith Rx’d Chapter 7:00 pm Panel Discussion: Faith & Fitness 8:00 pm Social (offsite) Sunday 8:30 am General Session 3: Impact 9:15 am Breakout Session by Region 3 10:00 am Skills/Workout 3: Rowing & Double Unders 11:45 am Closing Remarks 12:30 pm End

Suggested Hotel Information

Homewood Suites Atlanta MidtownHomewood Suites Atlanta Midtown, 97 10th Street, NW, Atlanta, Atlanta 30309, (404) 524-4076, group reservation code “IRI” $169 per night plus tax includes a hot, complimentary breakfast, pool, guest laundry facility (12th floor), free wireless internet, on-site business center, and cardio fitness center. Rooms will be held at the reduced group rate until Friday, September 25th. Valet parking is $28 per night so you may want to take the MARTA Gold or Red train to downtown Atlanta and get off on the Midtown stop.  

FAQ

Do I have to be an “elite” athlete, box owner or coach to participate? No. Whatever profession or direction you scale workouts (up or down), you will leave with a better understanding of movement power and efficiency, and a clearer vision of how to carry out your faith in your sphere of influence. How many will be able to attend? We cap at 50. Do I have to be a Christian to attend? No, we welcome and encourage everyone to attend. There will be high level coaching as well as a clear presentation of the Christian gospel and opportunities to grow in your faith and ask questions. Note: purchased tickets are not refundable but are transferrable through coordination with Faith Rx’d.
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IMPACT Leader Conference

*For Chapter Leadership Team members only As members of Faith Rx’d Chapter Leadership, this is your unique opportunity to be part of our first leader conference surrounded by the breathtaking Collegiate Peaks of Colorado! You’ll get further equipped and encouraged to carry out the transformative work to which God has called us as one unified team from around the globe. Transportation between the Denver Airport and Spring Canyon, all food and lodging are included, we just need you. Here’s the setting, now imagine being there, surrounded by dozens of committed leaders like you from our 36 chapters across the US, Canada, and UK, and getting trained for IMPACT in your city like never before!  
 

SCHEDULE (any changes will be reflected here)

Friday 1:30pm (NLT) Flights arrive, Denver International Airport 2:15pm Shuttle vans depart for Spring Canyon 4:00pm Check-in opens (Main Lodge) 5:30pm Dinner 6:45pm Welcome, worship, prayer and inspiration: “The Impact of a CompetitorSaturday 6:30am Van(s) depart for CrossFit Buena Vista (optional) 8:30am Breakfast 9:30am Leadership training Chapter Events, Outreach & Marketing Competition Presence & Fundraising Fitness Training in the Chapter Construct 12:30pm Lunch 1:30pm Van(s) depart for hike to Lake Ptarmigan (optional) 5:30pm Dinner 6:45pm Worship, prayer and inspiration: “The Impact of a CoachSunday 8:30am Breakfast 9:30am Leadership training Choosing and Delivering Effective Faith Topics Bridging to the Local Church Creating a Local Service Partnership 12:30pm Lunch 1:30pm Van(s) depart for Princeton Hot Springs (optional, $11) 5:30pm Dinner 6:45pm Worship, prayer and inspiration: “Training for ImpactMonday 5:00am Early shuttle for anyone with a flight between 10am and 3:30pm (optional, not encouraged) 6:30am Van(s) depart for CrossFit Buena Vista (optional) 8:30am Breakfast 9:15am Make lunches to go and checkout 10:30am (NLT) Vans depart for Denver International Airport 3:30pm (NET) Flights depart

RECREATION OPTIONS

Canoe, fish and swim in the spring-fed pond: bring your own rod, no catch and release, $6 restocking fee Rock Climbing Wall Hike Lake Ptarmigan Princeton Hot Springs: +$11 Horseback riding: +$45 Browns Canyon Adventure Park: +$49 CrossFit Buena Vista + denotes cost not included in registration
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Spring Canyon is alcohol free.  Linens and towels provided. Note: purchased tickets are not refundable but are transferable through coordination with Faith Rx’d.  Attendees must be fulfilling a chapter leadership role as described at faithrxd.org/chapters/#roles and assigned by Faith Rx’d HQ staff or the Chapter Director.
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Iron Sharpens Iron Columbia, MD

*Note for mobile device users on single event page: to select the number of registrants and [Proceed], please slide the box left or turn device to horizontal view. Grow physically and spiritually as you train with our world-class coaches and connect with fellow athletes, coaches and box owners! Learn how your faith can bring renewed purpose to your athletic performance, profession and relationships, and steer you in the direction God desires for your life. Skill sessions expose you to instruction and analysis in all three elements of movement: weightlifting, gymnastics, and monostructural (running, rowing, etc). Reinforce each of the skill types in an inspirational and competitive environment with workouts providing opportunity for application and additional guidance. Up your game as you build safe, efficient and effective technique for a lifetime. A copy of the Athlete New Testament, a Faith Rx’d T-shirt or tank, wristband, a paleo dinner Saturday night, and renewed perspective how to honor Christ through your training and life are all part of the experience! You’ll also have the opportunity to join an event-specific Facebook group where you can continue to be encouraged by fellow participants and coaches long after the event has concluded! “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” -Proverbs 27:17

Guest Coaches

Tanya WagnerTanya Wagner: 2009 CrossFit Games Champion, 2nd Fittest in 2008, Game Team Competitor in 2010 (CF Apex), Games/ESPN Color Commentator, CF Apex Affiliate Owner/Trainer since 2008, CF L2, CF Kids , CF Olympic Lifting , CF Powerlifting , CF Rowing, 2010 CFHQ Seminar Staff       Josh WagnerJosh Wagner: 3x CrossFit Games Competitor, Game Team Competitor in 2010 (CF Apex), CrossFit Apex Affiliate Owner/Trainer since 2008, Health and Physical Education Teacher, CF L1, CF Kids, CF Olympic Lifting, CF Powerlifting    

Coaches

Andrea AgerAndrea Ager:   NPGL New York Rhinos Athlete, CrossFit Regional Competitor, 5th 2011 CF Games on Brick’s affiliate Team, 5th SoCal Regional 2012. Ran Track & Field for Colorado Mesa University 2006-2010, CF L1     Spencer ArnoldSpencer Arnold:   Founder of Power and Grace Performance Coaching, 2012 69kg American Open Champion, USAW Sport Performance/Club/L2 National Coach       Becky ConzelmanBecky Conzelman:   National Pro Grid League (NPGL) LA Reign Athlete, 4x CrossFit Games Competitor, 14th in 2012, Faith Rx’d Executive Director, 3x US National Cycling Champion, 2x World Cycling Championship Competitor, CF L1, USAW Sport Performance Coach     Jonathan MorganJonathan Morgan:   MidAtlantic Regionals Competitor, Howard University Campus Minister, 4-year Division 1 College Football Player Wide Receiver for Coastal Carolina University, CF L1     Chip PughChip Pugh:   Faith Rx’d Local Ministry Director, Tennessee Tech University (TTU) Campus Minister, former TTU Director of Athletic Performance, Ohio University football offensive lineman     Guido TrinidadGuido Trinidad:   2012 CrossFit Games Competitor, Co-Founder and Programmer of Wodapalooza Miami Fitness Festival, Owner and Head Coach at Peak 360 CrossFit, Linebacker for the Arlanda Jets and L’Hospitalet Pioners in Barcelona, CF L1, CF Football, CF Gymnastics, CF Endurance, CF Kids, USAW Sports Performance Coach, NESTA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer  

Feedback from our Previous Events

“One of the most powerful events I’ve ever been a part of. The seminar has changed many things in my personal and faith life and I can’t thank the coaches enough for how well the event was managed.” “I absolutely LOVED my experience!” “ISI was truly what it says – pursuing excellence and being challenged spiritually, physically and mentally.” “Wonderful! I needed to see that it was possible to incorporate two passions and have them work together for the better.” “Thank you! I thought ISI was a great use of my time and money.” “The blend of so many CF and faith-based elements made for a well-rounded weekend, and the staff, their professionalism and desire to invest themselves ultimately made the event a top-notch experience.” “Combining workouts with great sessions on God and Faith just doesn’t get much better.” “It by far exceeded my expectations, and was hands down the best training event I have attended. Coming together, learning from the best, and sharing our love and faith in Christ was very powerful. The event has extemely motivated me to use the gifts God has given me, and I want to invest more time serving God, and less time just living for myself.” “It has greatly impacted me and the love and motivation felt at the event was incredible.” “I felt called to be there and I am definitely praying about my next steps. I honestly feel this is the type of thing God has been preparing me for and this may be where I start by helping with this ministry.”

Schedule (any changes will be reflected here)

Friday 4:30 pm Optional Workout 6:45 pm Check-in 7:00 pm Welcome, Coach Introductions, Weekend Goals, Faith Rx’d Mission/Objectives 7:30 pm General Session 1: True Strength 8:15 pm Breakout Session by Region 1 Saturday 8:30 am Skills/Workout 1: Olympic Lifting 10:15 pm General Session 2: Christ-Centered Living 11:00 pm Breakout session by Region 2 11:45 pm Lunch Break 1:15 pm Seminar 1: Choice of Topics A: Athlete Focus: goal setting, competition prep, & mental strategy B: Box Management Focus: optimizing the client experience, developing strong coaches, & profit strategy C: Coach Focus: how can faith inform your coaching? 2:00 pm Skills/Workout 2: Gymnastics 3:45 pm Break 5:30 pm Dinner (provided onsite) 6:15 pm Seminar 2: How to Develop a Local Faith Rx’d Chapter 7:00 pm Panel Discussion: Faith & Fitness 8:00 pm Social (offsite) Sunday 8:30 am General Session 3: Impact 9:15 am Breakout Session by Region 3 10:00 am Skills/Workout 3: Rowing & Double Unders 11:45 am Closing Remarks 1:00 pm End

Suggested Hotel Information

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia SouthHampton Inn & Suites Columbia South, 7045 Minstrel Way, Columbia, MD 21046, (410) 381-3001, group reservation code “Iron Sharpens Iron” $125 per night plus tax includes a hot, complimentary breakfast, pool, ample free parking, a guest laundry facility and free wireless internet. Rooms will be held at the reduced group rate until Friday, May 15.

FAQ

Do I have to be an “elite” athlete, box owner or coach to participate? No. Whatever profession or direction you scale workouts (up or down), you will leave with a better understanding of movement power and efficiency, and a clearer vision of how to carry out your faith in your sphere of influence. How many will be able to attend? We cap at 50. Do I have to be a Christian to attend? No, we welcome and encourage everyone to attend. There will be high level coaching as well as a clear presentation of the Christian gospel and opportunities to grow in your faith and ask questions. Note: purchased tickets are not refundable but are transferrable through coordination with Faith Rx’d.
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Faith Workout: Equipped By Words

“There’s nothing like the written Word of God…” (The Message) READ 2 Timothy 3:14-17 REFLECT Our training equipment matters.  How can we expect to perform functional movements if our equipment is not functional?  The Bible claims its Words are not only the most functional equipment for following Christ, but they are the only equipment we […]

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Faith Workout: Vision

“For I know the plans I have for you…” – GOD READ Jeremiah 29:11-14 REFLECT Where do you see yourself in five years?  Where do you see your training?  Your family life?  Your career, education, and finances?  These are tough questions for some of us, but others have very well-defined goals.  No matter where we […]

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