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GRID Day – January 26th, 2019

Announcing GRID Day Curious about GRID? Already been bitten by the bug? Then come out and play! If you've ever played a pick-up sport, whether it's basketball or volleyball with friends, now's your chance to play GRID the same way. Show up, bring some...

Reflections on GRID 6

  One month ago, we hosted our inaugural GRID 6 event right here in Philadelphia, and we were blown away by the passion, teamwork and talent that showed up on the GRID! Getting to share this sport with these motivated and dedicated athletes,...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Sprint Relay

A - 14 Kb Snatch (70#) 8 Muscle ups Handstand Walk (length of GRID) 10 Hang Cleans (125#) 14 Burpee Box Jump Over (30") 5 Cleans (285#) AA - 10 Kb Snatch (70#) 5 Muscle Ups OH Walking Lunge (95#, length of the GRID) 12 Burpee Box Jump Over (30") 5 Deficit...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Team Feature

Team - Smack my A** and Call Me Squatty Division A   Males: Zack T. @zacktrolley  Bodyweight Specialist - New York Brandon J. @btyah   Strength Specialist - Philly Collin G. @on3s3xyturtl3  Generalist - Pennsylvania Females: Carissa M. @cmackers...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Biads

A - (10) Clusters 135/85lb (16) TTB (10) OHS 135/85 (3) Rope Climbs (16) BBO 30/24" AA - (10) Clusters 115/75lb (16) TTB (10) OHS 115/75 (2) Rope Climbs (16) BBO 24/20" AAA - (10) Clusters 95/65lb (24) Sit ups (10) OHS 95/65 (1) Rope Climbs (14) BBO 24/20"...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Jack and Jill

 A - (60) Pull-up, (30) Double Touch, (10) Triple Touch AA - (50) Pull-up, (30) Chest to Bar Pull-up, (20) Double Touch AAA - (25) Knee Raises, (25) Jumping Chest to Bar Pull-ups, (35) Toes to Bar, (35) Pull-up   Race rules. One male and one female...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Ladder

AAA - Female - 75, 95, 115, 135 Male - 135, 165, 195, 225 AA - Female - 95, 115, 135, 155 Male - 165, 195, 225, 255 A - Female - 115, 135, 155, 175 Male - 195, 225, 255, 285 Race rules. The goal of the Ladder is to accumulate as many points as possible, as...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Echoes

Division differences. A AA AAA Element Female Weight Male Weight Element Female Weight Male Weight Element Female Weight Male Weight (30) DL/Clean 185 185 (30) DL/Clean 155 155 (25) DL/Clean 125 125 (35) HSPU (30) HSPU (20) Deck to Handstand (35) CTB (40)...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Mirror

Watch Announcement Video Division differences. AAA AA A Element Female Weight Male Weight Element Female Weight Male Weight Element Female Weight Male Weight Front Squat- 8 each quadrant 105 165 Front Squat- 7 each quadrant 125 195 Front Squat- 8 each...

GRID 6 Philadelphia – Partner Forward

Watch Annoucement Video Division differences. Box Heights: Male: (AAA) 24/24/24/30  (AA) 24/24/30/30  (A) 24/24/30/30 Female: (AAA) 20/20/20/24 (AA) 20/20/24/24  (A) 20/20/24/24   Barbell Weights: Male: (AAA) 75/95/105/125  (AA) 95/115/135/155  (A)...

Biads: Races Seven & Eight

Quick Definition: Two players work simultaneously across two stations for each element on the Grid. Substitutions can happen at any point, but each station must accumulate the full number of reps before anyone can move on. Teamwork and fast substitutions...

Jack and Jill: Race Six

Quick Definition: One man and one woman progress through increasingly challenging bodyweight elements. Smart substitutions and fast transitions among the highest skilled players will determine the victor. If you’ve ever seen this bloopers video of me, this...

The Ladder: Race Five

Quick Definition: The entire team is eligible to contribute in this seven minute ladder. The goal here is total weight lifted. The entire team’s total determines the win. Every rep counts, and speed is just as important as strength. The Ladder is one of my...

Echo: Race Three (and Four)

Quick Definition: Players work as a team in a full sprint across the GRID. Thirty seconds later, they do it all over again as a separate race. Though simple the first time through, these races require solid strategy to be successful twice in a row....

Mirror: Race Two

Quick Definition: “Three men and three women must match each other in each quadrant as they grind through heavy lifts down the GRID, without letting the barbell fall to the ground. Teamwork and communication are essential as they have to navigate the...

Partner Forward: Race One

Quick Definition: "One man and one woman on each team go back and forth through an increasingly difficult pair of movements. Each successive quadrant adds difficulty to the movements with fewer reps. Athletes can’t work unless their partner is standing in...

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