No Child Left Behind...
In an attempt to raise test scores, kids across the U.S. have been bombarded with academics, in many cases at the expense of P.E. and Fine Arts classes. Illinois is the only state that mandates P.E. every day for every student...
In addition, because of the rising obesity rate, this generation of children run the risk of having a shorter life expectancy than their parents...
Studies have shown a direct correlation between increased physical activity and academic performance. But I didn't have to tell you that, right?!
Lisa Bakshi, CrossFitter and 2nd grade teacher in San Diego, provided the above information as well as a really compelling article about how she raised her inner city kids' test scores using CrossFit Kids programming. Read it here!
CrossFit Central Kids Classes:
Homeschool Class (ages 6-13)
CrossFit Kids (ages 7-10)
CrossFit Teens (11-17)
CrossFit Kids @ Lake Pointe
CrossFit Kids at WAYA