Brian Clapp

Brian Clapp


What is your favorite benchmark WOD?

5 Rounds for Time: 5 rope climbs and 25 back squats at 185#


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About Coach

I started playing golf at the age of 10 and have played consistently ever since.  I played at Division I and have continued to play recreationally for the last 30 years.  In an attempt to maintain my fitness, I discovered weightlifting and CrossFit. My pursuit of big lifts and faster times finally led me to compete in Olympic weightlifting.  I guess the highlight of my athletic prowess would be competing at the Masters World Championships in Olympic weightlifting in 2018 & 2019.

Turning Point

I have had many turning points in my life in regards to fitness.  Almost every year, I set goals to achieve that are difficult to meet.  Those include Death by Burpees for the entire year, as many hero words as possible in a year, or some crazy athletic strength feat.  Somewhere along the line, I always hit a wall that entails having a lot of self-doubt about my capabilities.  Eventually, one way or another I give it all I have to meet the goal or at least know I gave it my all versus quitting.  The feeling of knowing I did my very best but didn't quite get there is still ultra-satisfying.

Motivation & Passion

My desire to coach comes from judging the world's elite CrossFit athletes.  Seeing how important it is for human beings to move properly is important. Helping to promote active lifestyles among even the everyday CrossFit athlete is on par with that. The only difference sometimes is natural ability.  Even the everyday cross-fitters can do elite-level stuff if they are coached correctly. I'm here to help tap into that capacity.