Ep 27 – Adrian Bozman on teaching CrossFit, judging at the CrossFit Games, and garage gym training

Ep 27 – Adrian Bozman on teaching CrossFit, judging at the CrossFit Games, and garage gym training

Adrian Bozman, known to many as “Boz,” has been a staple figure in the CrossFit community for nearly the past decade. Coming from a well-rounded fitness background that even included circus training, CrossFit was a natural transition. After attending his Level 1 Seminar, Boz started helping out the seminar staff and eventually found himself traveling the world teaching the philosophy and methodology of CrossFit as a Seminar Staff Flowmaster. Boz is also well-known as Head Judge of The CrossFit Games and has played a large role in the development of the standards and judging of this still very young and evolving sport. I was excited to sit down with Boz to find out more about his background, experiences, and perspectives from his very unique vantage point within the CrossFit community.

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2013 CrossFit Games Open Standards Videos


Training at CrossFit HQ with Boz and James Hobart

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How he found CrossFit and eventually his role as a flowmaster on seminar staff
  • What he loves about teaching and the Level 1 Seminar
  • How he evolved into the role of Head Judge at the CrossFit Games
  • How the judging has evolved at the CrossFit Games and how he addresses controversy in judging
  • His recent “Ro vs. Boz” win in the 2016 Open and how that experience has evolved over the years
  • What he loves most about training in his garage gym
  • The essential equipment to start with for building a garage gym
  • His background before starting CrossFit
  • Three things he does on a regular basis that have the biggest positive impact on his health
  • One thing he struggles to implement that could have a big impact on his health
  • What a healthy life looks like to him


You can follow Adrian on Instagram and throughout The CrossFit Games season.

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Disclaimer: This podcast is meant to share the experiences of various individuals. It does not provide medical advice, and it is not a substitute for advice from your physician or health care professional.

This post was originally published on May 3, 2016.

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