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Old 12-10-2009, 05:40 PM   #11
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Old 12-10-2009, 06:58 PM   #12
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I had a feeling they would begin a character assassination on me because this is exactly what they did when I left CrossFit in the past. I’ll be looking at the character of Greg Glassman and why I previously left CF in subsequent posts.
Robb in his blog....

Yep, I'm surprised they have actually taken this long.
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Old 12-10-2009, 07:48 PM   #13
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The over/under on IGX page jumps today has to be at least 3.

Off to check...
If we're lucky, this might put it over 500 total.
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:17 AM   #14
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History repeats itself.

Statement is made that Robb isn't very good.

Remember this from the horse's mouth?

Dan John is a clown and not a good coach.

Mark Twight was rubbish at CrossFit when he....um...first tried CrossFit. Now he peddles CrossFitLite.

Move on people, nothing going on, Coach has told you that these people aren't worth the fuss. Or at least I think that's what he said because he dresses everything up with a pseudo-intellectual complexity that makes stupid people think he's a genius.

The danger is that many people hear the party line. And that's all they know. And then you get the absolute bullshit that filters across the internetz:

Heard not from the horse's mouth but somewhere down the stable yard in a whisper:

That guy Ross Enamait stole all his ideas from CrossFit. Coach confronted him about it and he confessed.

That was actually posted on this website, I kid you not.

Robb and Greg = Good People.
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:27 AM   #15
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I would pay per view to see glassman confront Ross in a dark alley about anything...
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:58 AM   #16
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The video, considering how pointed the criticism, seems pretty funny in the context of all of this. A small note about my clownish coaching: part of the problem I had/have when working with the affiliates is that, especially with the O lifts, a man who snatches 65/85/95 pounds doesn't need advanced (elite!) training or technical points. Really, most need to simply "jump" or get the timing right. If crossfit comes up with a male who snatches in excess of 300, I can give them more advanced advice. (Honestly, I'm not sure the difference would be much. Curtis White once gave me this advice: "Pull the bar faster." It works.)

Robb remains one of my great mentors in life. He broke down nutrition for me at lunch one day in such a simple way that I honestly don't even know why we take more than five minutes for the nutrition workshop. I'm sad about these events, but I know many people (not the ones mentioned) who have been left holding the bag for the idiocy of "the one(s) who shall not be named." I sat with a young man who had to put himself on report for some of the behaviors of this group and it amazed me that no one stepped up to claim fault. I should run a service or 12 step program for those afflicted.

I'm off to go salt my food.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:16 AM   #17
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History repeats itself.

Statement is made that Robb isn't very good.

Remember this from the horse's mouth?

Dan John is a clown and not a good coach.

Mark Twight was rubbish at CrossFit when he....um...first tried CrossFit. Now he peddles CrossFitLite.

Move on people, nothing going on, Coach has told you that these people aren't worth the fuss. Or at least I think that's what he said because he dresses everything up with a pseudo-intellectual complexity that makes stupid people think he's a genius.
The danger is that many people hear the party line. And that's all they know. And then you get the absolute bullshit that filters across the internetz:

Heard not from the horse's mouth but somewhere down the stable yard in a whisper:

That guy Ross Enamait stole all his ideas from CrossFit. Coach confronted him about it and he confessed.

That was actually posted on this website, I kid you not.

Robb and Greg = Good People.
Yes. Along with Jeff Glassman and Barry Cooper, he completes the Holy Triumvirate of Thesaurus-Aided Condescension.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:22 AM   #18
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The video, considering how pointed the criticism, seems pretty funny in the context of all of this. A small note about my clownish coaching: part of the problem I had/have when working with the affiliates is that, especially with the O lifts, a man who snatches 65/85/95 pounds doesn't need advanced (elite!) training or technical points. Really, most need to simply "jump" or get the timing right. If crossfit comes up with a male who snatches in excess of 300, I can give them more advanced advice. (Honestly, I'm not sure the difference would be much. Curtis White once gave me this advice: "Pull the bar faster." It works.)
That's the whole problem isn't it Dan? Unless you behave like a sociology undergrad trying to impress his lecturers at the faculty drinks (key: drop words like empiricism into every other sentence) then you are clearly a clown.

Or you can just find your back up against the wall and call someone an asshole (see Josh Hollis).

CrossFit calls for quality and qualification. Yet we have people who have no understanding of how the human body works (google eccentric hypertrophy).

You know what, for all the talking we do, all the reading we do (although how much we actually understand is another matter) this really shouldn't be that hard.

I prefer the clowns.

More salt.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:29 AM   #19
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This is one of my bugbears - modal domains. From Ross' boards (aka Ross battles the teenagers via teh internetz)

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Quote: its meant to be across broad modal domains

(Ross in reply): If I deadlift, I prefer the heavy as fuck domain
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:55 AM   #20
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And they've deleted all of the good comments and locked the page on the affiliate blog post. Shocking. Fortunately, they did allow a few more glassman-defending posts in there before shutting it down.
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