Name: CrossFit TB (Tom’s Box)
Address / Location: Libellenweg 10, 3006 Bern, Switzerland
BOX-Owner: Tom Krebs
Open since: 1 of July 2013
How did you come to CrossFit?
About three years ago I saw a client at the gym I was working in at that time. He was doing a different kind of workout. One I’ve never seen before. I was attracted instantly by this new sport and the whole ideology behind it.
Why did you open your own box?
In the beginning I took a share in Crossfit box that was already established. But after three years I resigned my partnership due to different points of view on community and approaches towards training methods. Therefore I was able to open my own gym – CrossFit Tom’s Box.
Why exactly should I join YOUR box? What makes it standout from others?
That’s quite hard to explain. But I think in the first place because we are a very sympathetic and motivated community. And secondly because we provide high quality approach.
How does your member structure look like? (Number of members, Male/Female, Young/Old, any competitive athletes?)
We have about 65 members with the gender ratio around fifty-fifty. The age gap ranges between 20 and 70. Yes there are some competitive athletes as well.
Do you have additional training possibilities (Yoga, Gymnastics etc.)?
Yes – we offer yoga to our athletes.
Do you consult your members in nutrition questions?
Not deliberately. Just if someone asks me for advice.
If I start as a beginner – how does my training in the first month look like?
First I check your mobility, stability and exercises techniques. Through that I can determine the weaknesses and strengths with the goal of working on both of them.
Do you organize any internal or open competitions?
Do you have links to other boxes?
I cultivate some friendships with other CrossFit Boxes in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
Can I drop in if I am passing your city? Who do I have to contact?
Yes of course! You can contact me over phone, e-mail or homepage – www.crossfittb.ch. All the info can be found on the site.
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