Gymnastics Methods Clinic | CrossFit Toy Box (New Jersey) Jan. 6th 2019

Sunday, January 6th
Raritan, New Jersey
Clinic Overview


Date & Time
  • Sunday, January 6th 2019
  • 9:00AM-6:00PM
CrossFit Toy Box 2 Johnson Dr Suite #3, Raritan, NJ 08869

Dave Durante

Fitness Level

All Levels Welcome




Learners of all levels are encouraged to join Dave Durante for this 1-Day Gymnastics Clinic at CrossFit Toy Box. Drills and techniques used in his own training, CrossFit athletes’ training, and with Team Power Monkey will be introduced to you and put into practice to maximize your movements and efficiency. Clients of all levels of experience will benefit from this opportunity to be coached by a professional with such a deep knowledge of gymnastics and its transfer to CrossFit.

Jan. 6th
9:00AM - START 

Morning Session:

Gymnastics Warm Up: General warm up, Wrist exercises, Shoulder exercises, Stretching techniques

Discussion of Types Handstand Exercises

Proper Handstand Set Up, Positioning, and Mechanics

Working with Partners and Spotting Techniques

Handstand Push Up Breakdown with Scaling Option Discussion

Handstand Walking Breakdown and Mechanics

    Afternoon Session:

    Movement Philosophy. Understanding principles behind being healthy vs. competing.

    Shoulder Health Warm Up & Basic Individual Mobility

    Assessment Into Stretches/Corrective Exercises.

    Bar Work (breakdown + drills for various movements)

    Ring Work - Complete breakdown of muscle up mechanics and discussion of common mistakes

      6:00PM  Closing Comments and Questions


      DAVE DURANTE is a multiple time USA gymnastics national champion and was part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team as an alternate. After retiring from competition, David helped coach his alma mater, Stanford University, to an NCAA Team Title in 2009 and has continued to be a part of the sport through his position on the Athlete Advisory Committee with the United States Olympic Committee as well as his position on the USA Gymnastics Men's Technical Committee.  

      Dave leads Team Power Monkey which is comprised of elite athletes and coaches who help design new equipment, provide gymnastics education to the fitness world, and coach at Power Monkey's bi-annual training Camp. Dave was a lead coach with the CrossFit Gymnastics L1 course from 2013-2015.  He also wrote and developed the CrossFit Gymnastics Advanced Course.  He lives in NYC with his wife Sadie and coaches at Solace New York. 


      1 FREE Trial of Monkey-Method™ Gymnastics Programming (MM APP)
      **send email to after attending clinic for instructions on how to redeem free trial Monkey Method


      Power Monkey Fitness online programming