All new members enter the Lab as a Recruit (Recruit Skill Level).
After a minimum of four (4) months, the Recruit may test for Basic (Basic Skill Level).
Basic Skill Level test is administered on or near the weekends of the Summer and Winter Solstice and Vernal and Autumn Equinox. The test is administered as a group. Any Recruit may attempt the test as long as they have been a member of the Team for at least four (4) months. All requirements must be passed (the workout last) before the test is successfully completed. The cost of the Basic Skill Level test is $20 for the attempt. Upon passing the test, the member receives three (3) Basic t-shirts and is passed to the Basic Skill Level. The Head Coach may require any Basic athlete to complete the Basic Skill Level workout (Christine) at any time to validate skill level.
Basic SKill Level Requirements
The Basic athlete may test for Advanced (Advanced Skill Level) at any time after completing the Basic test.
The Advanced Skill Level test is administered periodically during a specified 'training month'. The Basic athlete will attempt 1-3 Advanced requirements (the workout last) during the warm-up and/or strength portion of the WOD. The cost of the Advanced Skill Level test is $20/training month. Upon passing the test, the member receives one (1) Advanced t-shirt and is passed to the Advanced Skill Level. The Head Coach may require any Advanced athlete to complete the Advanced Skill Level workout (Helen) at any time to validate skill level.
Advanced Skill Level Requirements
The Advanced athlete may test for Elite (Elite Skill Level) at any time after completing the Advanced test.
See the Head Coach for Elite Skill Level testing procedures.
Elite Skill Level Requirements