Train with Paul Fleschler

FREE to FRCF members and non-members – Everyone is welcome.

Come in to meet and Train with Paul Fleschler.

We will be hosting several open gym training days. We would like to invite anyone who is interested to participate. The training sessions are Free and will begin promptly at 10 am and go until 12 noon. No pre-registration needed.

These training sessions are intended to promote weightlifting in the state and to get to know other lifters in your club.

Read Paul’s bio here

Read more about the Front Range Weightlifting Club Program here

For more information about Front Range Weightlifting Club email

Train to Transition Hero Fundraiser

Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th, 2017
Veterans Day, Friday, Nov 10th, 2017

Front Range CrossFit will be raising money for the Train to Transition Veterans Project with a CrossFit Hero workout fundraiser.

Train to Transition info here.

Come in and suffer with your friends for a great cause.

All donations go to TtT (no set fee).

Front Range Weightlifting Youth Summer Training Camps

Front Range Weightlifting Club will offer two 4-week training camps (morning and afternoon options) for youth (ages 11-17) this summer focusing on learning the Olympic movements (Snatch and Clean & Jerk) and their derivatives. In addition, participants will learn the basics of plyometrics (jump training), form running, ballistic training (weighted implements), weightlifting competitions, general fitness, sport performance and aspects of nutrition. This is the most comprehensive camp in the Denver area whether your child wants to compete in the sport of weightlifting or use the Olympic movements to improve overall athletic abilities (i.e. be better at other sports).

Where: Front Range CrossFit’s new Uesaka Barbell Training Center
Who: Youth (ages 11-17)
Months: 3 month options: June, July or Both, Summer 2017
Days: 3 days a week: Mon, Wed, Fri
Times: 2 time options: 10am-11am or 6pm-7pm
Contact: Paul Fleschler with any questions at 719.494.7900
Cost: $99 per camp
Register here:

FRCF Rookie Competition

Date: Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Register: to come

This event is for CrossFitters who are new to CrossFit competition and are curious to find out what it is all about. Our intention is to get newer members involved in CrossFit as a Sport, not just a fantastic way to get fit. It will be a great day of fun and hard work shared between friends and the community. 

3 workouts:

  • one Chipper (workout for time)
  • one AMRAP (workout for rounds)
  • one workout for Weight


  • The first workout will start at 10 am.
  • The second workout will start at 12 noon.
  • The third workout will start at 2 pm.

Modifications: All workouts and exercises can be modified to the individual needs of the athlete, so anyone can participate if they desire to.


Email with questions or if you are an Affiliate owner who would like to bring a team of athletes.

FRCF Colorado Open

August 20th, 2017
Price: $65
Registration: to come

We have 100 athlete slots available.  When they fill, we close registration. We are keeping it old-school intimate, fun, well-run and judged.

Get ready for Skip’s creative programming. You will be challenged with a variety of skills and workouts that are balanced for the lifter, the gymnast, and the endurance athlete. You will go home tired and satisfied!

There will be cheering friends and family, vendors and sponsors booths, affiliate tent city, sponsor prizes… everything you are looking for in a community event.

We love the Retro old-school CrossFit feel of smaller community events and hope you do too. We are bringing back what we love about CrossFit and good-ole competition.

The programming will be very inclusive. Basically, if you could do all of the weights and movements from the 2017 CrossFit Open  you will be able to compete in this event without modification.

Come out and compete in one of the longest running fitness competitions in the CrossFit Community – 10 years strong!

USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Course

Become a USA Weightlifting Coach!

Saturday, Sept 16th – Sunday Sept 17th 2017
Instructor: Paul Fleschler
Location: Front Range CrossFit, Denver, Colorado
Price: $499
Register Here:
Local Contact:

This introduction to weightlifting training is open to anyone 17 years of age or older.  The scope and sequence of this course includes the teaching progressions of the Snatch, Clean& Jerk, and all associated movements. Participants will gain knowledge and experience of programming of training for both competitive weightlifters and for athletes using the weightlifting movements for strength and power development as it applies their chosen sport. The course includes theoretical classroom, and practical hands-on portions. Course duration is over one weekend and lasts approximately 13-14 hours divided between lecture and practical training. This course is applicable for Strength & Conditioning/Sports Performance, Health & Fitness and beginning level competitive Weightlifting Coaches.

Read more about the course here:

FRCF Do More Charity Challenge

Sept 30th – Oct 1st, 2017
Presented by Community Banks of Colorado


Register Here: to come.

PrintWe all have charity causes that we believe in.  The Do More Charity Challenge allows you to choose the cause that YOU believe in and compete on their behalf.  It is a two-fold fundraising event. Your team raises money for your charity prior to the event. Then, on the day of the competition, you compete to win thousands of dollars in additional prize money for your charity! We work all year to raise the prize money that is distributed to the top teams. In 2015, the first year of the event, and again in 2016, the FRCF Do More Charity Challenge raised over $200 thousand dollars for charities! We hope to exceed that in 2017.

The Do More Charity Challenge is the only event in the CrossFit world where you can earn money for your charity of choice with your athletic performance.

Please see below for the details and if you have any questions, send an email to:


• Teams of 6 athletes (3 men and 3 women)

• Cumulative ages must be at least 225 years


• Teams may compete on behalf of any charity that they feel passionate about

• Charity must be a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization

• We encourage teams to visit and choose from one of the many organizations on their website to receive a streamlined distribution to the teams’ charity, as well as additional fundraising tools

• If your charity of choice is not registered with, it is easy and free for them to sign up – please ask us how


• Registration opens TBD…

• Only 36 teams can compete, so spots will fill up fast

• Go to to register your team and charity

• Team registration is $600


• To help manage your fundraising efforts, you can create a fundraising page at when you choose a charity from their website

• Select “Fundraise” then “Create Account”

• There’s a helpful tutorial and FAQs explaining how to create your page and make the most of your fundraising efforts

• There are some fun, creative ways to raise money for your charity including silent auctions, garage sales, car washes, etc.

• There are no restrictions on how you raise your money

The first scored event is how much money each team raised for its charity


• Event 1 is how much your team raised for your charity

• Event 2 is based on social media, “likes” and “shares”.

• Event 3 is based on the age of your team.

• Events 4 – 10 are athletic events that will vary in difficulty

• There will be 3 two-person events, 2 four-person events and 2 six-person events

• Each athlete will be required to do 1 two-person event, 1 four-person event and both six-person events

• Each team will need to have one male and one female athlete that can:

• Perform as prescribed all the events programmed in the 2016 CrossFit Open (

• Perform chin over pull-ups and most CrossFit workouts as prescribed

• Run, row, burpee, jump, deadlift and carry objects


• Scoring will be based on a point-placement system

• All events are equally weighted and the team with the lowest

cumulative number of your placements across all scored events wins

• One championship team will receive $22,000 to give to their chosen

charity in addition to the money they raised*

• Nine runner-up teams will give sponsor dollars to their chosen charities

in addition to the money they raised*


Thanks to the support of generous sponsors who have contributed to prize money, our goal is to distribute as much as $100,000 to the top 10 team’s Charity upon the completion of the competition on Sunday. In addition to the money teams raised for their charities, the prize money will be distributed as follows:

Percentage of prize money contributed by sponsors*

Amount of prize money contributed by sponsors*

First place     22%     $22,000

Second place 18%     $18,000

Third place    15%     $15,000

Fourth place  12%     $12,000

Fifth place      9%      $9,000

Sixth place      8%      $8,000

Seventh place  6%      $6,000

Eighth place     5%      $5,000

Ninth place       3%     $3,000

Tenth place      2%      $2,000

*Examples based on $100,000 sponsor contributions


Want to get involved with the Do More Charity Challenge?
Kristen Olson
Do More Charity Challenge Sponsorship Manager
(303) 681-1777



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FRCF Fall Weightlifting Meet

Last Chance Qualifier for the American Open 2017

Saturday, Oct 21st – Sunday, Oct 22nd, 2017
Front Range CrossFit
1338 South Valentia Street, Unit 182
Denver, Colorado 80247

Map and Directions

This is a sanctioned USAW event: In order to compete at this meet, you must be a registered lifter with USA Weightlifting.

Female Lifters will lift Saturday
Male Lifters will lift Sunday

Awards: We will have awards for each weight class in Youth, Junior, Senior, and Master age groups. As well as for Best Lifter and Top Clubs, Male and Female.

There are 125 competitor slots.

This will be an Olympic Weightlifting meet: The two lifts contested are the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk. All USAW rules will be followed. You must wear a Weightlifting singlet and Weightlifting shoes.

The Weightlifting Club Competition: will be contested with teams of up to eight men and eight women. No more than 2 lifters can be in the same weight class. Coaches must declare their teams prior to the start of the meet.

The weight classes for the men are: 
56 kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77 kg, 85kg, 94kg, 105 kg, 105+ kg

The weight classes for the women are: 
48kg, 53kg, 58kg, 63kg, 69kg, 75kg, 90 kg, 90+kg

Youth Men: 31, 35, 39, 44, 50 are also included depending on age group.
Youth Women: 31, 35, 39, 44 are also included depending on age group.

You will need to declare your weight class when you register today, but you will be able to change it up to the weigh-in.

The lifting sessions will be determined after registration closes.  We will most likely have 4-5 sessions each day.

We look forward to seeing you at the event.

USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Coach Course

Become a USAW Advanced Weightlifting Coach!

Saturday, Nov 4th – Sunday Nov 5th 2017
Instructor: Paul Fleschler
Location: Front Range CrossFit, Denver, Colorado
Price: $499.
Register Here:
Local Contact:

(Must Be Current Sports Performance or Club Coach to Register)
The Advanced Sports Performance Coach Course is the second course in the Coaching Education Program.
This course is applicable for those coaches seeking advanced knowledge to better themselves and their athletes. It is a requirement for weightlifting coaches seeking to attain the National Coach Rating.
All individuals who successfully complete the course requirements will receive the USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Coach Certificate. Advanced Sports Performance Coaches that successfully complete the background check and Athlete Performance requirements will receive the USA Weightlifting National Coach Rating.

The scope and sequence of this course is to provide formal instruction in the areas of:
* Advanced Strength and Power Principles
* Advanced Biomechanical Principles of Weightlifting
* Advanced Program Design Application
* Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology as it relates to Weightlifting
* Application of Long Term Athletic Development for Weightlifters
* Coaching Principles
* National and International Competition Preparation
* Nutrition; Daily Regime and Phases
* Skill Acquisition of Athletes
* Sports Psychology for Weightlifting

Read more about the course here: