CrossFit Inc. is dedicated to the advancement of human health and athletic performance. It is the first fitness organization to provide precise and quantifiable definitions of fitness and health. This precision demands results that are observable, measurable and repeatable. To support this mandate, CrossFit is committed to results-based education and training that includes entry-level courses such as the Level 1 Certificate Course and the Level 2 Certificate Course, as well as advanced credentials achieved via examination such as the Certified CrossFit Level 3 Trainer and the Certified CrossFit Level 4 Coach.

Certified CrossFit Level 3 Trainer (CF-L3)

The Certified CrossFit Level 3 Trainer (CF-L3) credential is a CrossFit-specific designation for those who have completed the Level 1 and Level 2 certificate courses and then passed the CCFT examination. This credential is for the experienced individual who wants to demonstrate a higher level of CrossFit coaching knowledge and ability.



  • Current CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate
  • Current CrossFit Level 2 Trainer certificate
  • 750 hours of coaching CrossFit for groups or individuals. Hours must be accrued while Level 1 or 2 is current and must have been accumulated within the last 5 years


  • Abide by the CrossFit Standards of Professional Practice
  • Maintain a current CPR certificate
  • Obtain 50 continuing education units
  • Complete a minimum of 300 coaching hours per year

Certified CrossFit Level 4 Coach (CF-L4)
*Coming soon!

The Certified CrossFit Coach credential is a one-day performance evaluation of a trainer's ability to coach CrossFit movements in a class setting.



  • Hold a current and valid CF-L3 Trainer Certification