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Personal Skill Sessions for Chikara members and non-members!


Precise assessment and personalized instruction from a knowledgeable source is essential to improve skills, strength, and confidence for any movement. As Tokyo’s original CrossFit gym, Chikara’s coaches are the authority in assessing and designing effective individual programs for movements commonly used in CrossFit. We now offer 1-on-1 coaching sessions specifically for :

  • Pull-ups & Dips
  • Muscle-ups
  • Handstand
  • Olympic Weightlifting (Snatch and Clean & Jerk) 


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Foundations: The First Step on Your CrossFit Journey


Foundations is an introductory course for new members that teaches the simplest movements they need to know to begin training in group classes at Chikara.

They learn how to squat, lift from the floor and press overhead with a barbell.

Simple Gymnastics movements like push ups, pull ups, dips and box jumps are introduced, as well as running and skipping technique. Equipment commonly used in training, particularly the rower and air bike are also introduced.

Over six individual sessions with one of our knowledgable coaches, each beginner will learn and practice correct…


Answers to your Open Questions


We have gotten a lot of questions about the Open.  Here are the answers. 

1.) The Open is for everyone!

2.) There are 5 workouts spanning 5 weeks

3.) Workouts are released on Friday mornings in Japan and the deadline for score submission is the following Tuesday morning

4.) Scaled and Rx versions of each workout are available

5.) Choosing to do scaled on one work out does not mean you have to do scaled on all workouts (and vice versa)

6.) If you do not hope to log every score, you do not have to complete every workout (or complete every workout as…


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