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Posted: February 2, 2017

2017 Gulf Coast Games


June 10, 2017, Mandeville, LA

The 2017 Gulf Coast Games is a one day team competition powered by Crossfit Franco's.

Teams consist of 2 members, Male/Male or Female/Female.This year there are four divisions: Men's Elite, Men's Rx, Men's Scaled, Women's Elite, Women's Rx, Women's Scaled.

The competition will include four total events. Every team will have the opportunity to compete in four events with the top 4 teams facing off in a fifth event.

Cash prizes will be given away this year!

2017 CrossFit Franco's Gulf Coast Games Movement Standards:



Posted: January 31, 2017

Takano Seminar

Takano Weightlifting Seminar April 1 & 2, 2017

Limited to 30 attendees. 

Whens the last time Bob gave a seminar near Louisiana? I can't remember either. Don't miss this opportunity!

Comprehensive education for both coaches and athletes lead by one of the most respected and accomplished coaches in the U.S. Don't miss out on this rare chance!

2 day seminar will cover: 
Correct Snatch Technique & Snatch Remediation Exercises

Correct Clean Technique & Clean Remediation Exercises

The Science of Programming & Programming Exercises.

Correct Jerk Technique & Jerk Remediation Exercises 

The Weightlifting Career and LTAD (Long Term Athletic Development).


Mock Meet 

Bob Takano, has coached on 5 World Weightlifting Championships team. A 2007 inductee into the U.S.A. Weightlifting Hall of Fame, he has coached four national champions, 7 national record holders and 28 top 10 nationally ranked lifters. 35 of his lifters have qualified for and lifted in the USA Nationals. Seventeen of the volleyball players he's coached have earned Division 1 Volleyball scholarships. His articles have been published by the NSCA and the International Olympic Committee. He is a former member of the editorial board of the NSCA Journal. He is CSCS*D and is the past chair of the NSCA Weightlifting Special Interest Group.