NOVA Skills

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Mobility/Flexibility: Move well to Feel and Perform Well. WODs and Yoga won’t solve everything!

Why should you take Skills Classes? The skills of exercise are like any other skill… they need time and practice for proficiency. At times the fatigue, constant variation, time demand, and social pressures typical of CrossFit classes can limit skill acquisition and your success. Skills classes are focused practice sessions, without fatigue, that quickly build your abilities […]

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Clean Skills: Getting into the Front Squat dynamically

Why should you take Skills Classes? The skills of exercise are like any other skill… they need time and practice for proficiency. At times the fatigue, constant variation, time demand, and social pressures typical of CrossFit classes can limit skill acquisition and your success. Skills classes are focused practice sessions, without fatigue, that quickly build your abilities […]

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Upcoming Skills Classes!

Why should you take Skills Classes? The skills of exercise are like any other skill… they need time and practice for proficiency. At times the fatigue, constant variation, time demand, and social pressures typical of CrossFit classes can limit skill acquisition and your success. Skills classes are focused practice sessions, without fatigue, that quickly build your abilities […]

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Fitness or Performance? “Variant” WOD Programming Explained

Here at Nova we strive to better suit the many goals and needs of our members by varying our programming to meet our clients where they are at their level of experience and fitness. We define this programming as “Fitness” or “Performance”, but neither program is better or necessarily more intense. These variants are not […]

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Sunday 01.12.14

Snatch Skills: Getting into the OHS dynamically One of the largest and most intricate dynamic movements in training, and can be frustrating without consistent practice. Strength only gets you so far with this movement if you lack mobility and technique. Come in and show your snatch some love! What will be covered: Overhead Squat (OHS) […]

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Sunday 01.05.14

Bodyweight Buffet: No egg rolls here…just forward rolls In order for us to be the most effective at any task we need to be able to control our body. This stems from developing awareness of our body and a focus on movement techniques (not just with weights). The lack of these in body weight movements […]

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Sunday 12.15.13

The Jerk: Get heavy and Get overhead The Jerk is the dynamic progression of the shoulder press, and can be intimidating because it is the heaviest you’ll be overhead. What will be covered: • Push Jerk / Split jerk • Proper Positions, applications, Mechanics of Movement • Mobility or stability components that keep you from […]

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12.01.13

NOVA Skills Squat Clinic: How to take your squat to the next level The squat is a fundamental movement pattern to health and performance regardless of your goal. A faulty squat, however, will limit your potential performance gains and can even increase your chance of injury…not so bueno! What will be covered: • Squat Variations […]

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