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About Carl Case

Carl Case has been an athlete his whole life, playing both football and rugby in high school. After high school, he directed his focus to rugby where he went on to become a collegiate Midwest All Star. Carl continues to play rugby on a mens team near South Bend, and was part of a National Runner Up team. He found CrossFit and then Crossfit Football as a way to fuel his rugby performance. He has been following the CrossFit Football program since it’s launch in 2009 and attended his first CrossFit Football seminar in August of 2009. After an introduction to CrossFit in 2007, Carl became a certified coach in 2009 and co-owner of CrossFit South Bend in 2011. In addition to coaching CrossFit and CrossFit Football classes at the gym, Carl has been coaching high school rugby since 2009. He uses the CrossFit Football and Power Athlete concepts to help his young athletes identify their goals and provides pointed instruction to help achieve those goals.

Getting Started with Bedrock

Bedrock is a performance program designed for beginners without the bullshit. Start an athlete on Bedrock when they walk into your door on day 1. Selecting […]

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Bedrock Reset Guidelines

If you are like me, 8 years ago I was searching for a program that would help improve my athleticism, and that is when I found […]

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Empowering Through Failure

Atychiphobia – The fear of failure and ultimately, the single greatest barrier to success. This is probably one of our greatest fears in life, and I […]

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What is Strength?

Before making your way through this post I want you to stop and think to yourself: What is Strength? Now, write it down. Don’t worry, I’ll […]

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The Best Sport Set to Debut in the 2016 Olympics

For the first time since 1924 rugby is returning to the Summer Olympics. Originally, the 15-player version of rugby appeared in the Olympic Games in 1900, […]

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3 Levels of Perfecting Movement

Power Athlete’s definition of athleticism is “The ability to seamlessly and effortlessly combine primal movement patterns through space and time to perform known and novel task.” […]

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How to Start a Summer Sports Camp

This year I have just started my forth year of running a Summer Sports Camp at CrossFit South Bend. As I look back at the challenges, there are couple things that I have […]

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