Lesson Planning


Do your classes feel rushed and chaotic? Do you struggle to stay on schedule when coaching?

It’s not easy to fit in a warm-up, skill session, workout, and cool-down in a one-hour class, but we can help!

The CrossFit Lesson Planning Course is designed for anyone looking to improve their organizational skills and run effective, efficient, and fun group classes.

You’ll learn:

  • The importance of planning each session
  • The common elements of any group training session
  • How to assess the time needed for the common elements of a session
  • How to build a complete lesson plan based on an assessment of the workout
  • Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion (available at the bottom of this page). Additionally, you will receive a downloadable document containing 50 lesson plans based on workouts from CrossFit.com. A Certified CrossFit Trainer (CCFT) will receive 2 CEUs towards maintaining the CCFT (L3) credential.

    This course can be completed in multiple sessions. However, it is recommended that you complete a full module before exiting the course, as work on partially completed modules will not be saved.


    No prerequisites.

    CEUs: 2
    Language: English

    Introduction (10 min.)

    Intended Stimulus (20 min.)

    Workout Brief (15 min.)

    Warm-Up (15 min.)

    Workout Execution (10 min.)

    Skill Work and Cool Down (10 min.)

    Putting it All Together (20 min.)