1 POSTS 0 COMMENTSJim has been coaching CrossFit since September of 2012. Jim has been working out at affiliates since 2011, but was introduced to the CrossFit style of fitness at a young age through his relationship with the renowned Navy Seal Michael Murphy, aka “Murph.” He grew up playing travel ice hockey, baseball, basketball, and lacrosse. He received a black belt in taekwondo at the ripe age of 11 and has practiced Krav Maga. He loves CrossFit with a bleeding passion and has enjoyed its development as a sport on a global scale. Before jumping headlong into the world of CrossFit, Jim worked at a boutique investment bank on a High Yield trading desk and for a couple of startup companies. Jim graduated from the prestigious Regis High School, and the highly ranked Villanova School of Business in 2009. He holds a CrossFit Level 2 Certification and has learned from some of the best CrossFit coaches in the United States including Vadim Noskov, owner of CrossFit Long Island City.
The clean pull, while similar looking, is a very different exercise than the conventional barbell/powerlifting deadlift. Often, lifters attack clean pulls with the same...