9am and 530pm ONLY all athletes are welcome to either class
Thank You to veterans past and present
About Armistice – Veterans Day WOD
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War. This Armistice Day was later re-named to Veterans Day.
At exactly 11 a.m., each November 11th, a color guard, made up of members from each of the military branches, renders honors to America's war dead during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.
- The 11-based rep scheme represents the rich history of Veterans Day.
- The two-minutes of rest/reflection represents this moment of silence at the tomb of the unknowns.
- The 1st round of work represents Veterans of wars past, and the 2nd round of work represents Veterans of present and future wars
- Modified versions of classic military exercises are meant to help connect Veterans and the greater community to connect after the accomplishment of shared hardship during this WOD.
The WOD - Armistice
9 minute AMRAP (As many rounds as possible)
11 air squats
22 air squats
33 air squats
*add 11 to the sit-ups and air squats for each additional round
2-minutes of rest, followed by:
9 minute AMRAP
11 box jumps (RX 24”/20”)
22 box jumps (RX 24”/20”)
33 box jumps (RX 24”/20”)
*add 11 to the pushups and box jumps for each round
Thank you for stepping forward when others step back.
Thank you for placing yourself between us and danger.
Thank you for delaying plans for college, marriage, and other opportunities and choosing to serve.
Thank you for braving the unspeakable horrors of war.
Thank you for sacrificing time with your families and missing those significant milestones the rest of us take for granted.
Thank you to your spouses who find themselves living nomadic lives, often far away from the support of loved ones.
Thank you to your children who accept your absence as a way of life and understand they share you with a nation and sometimes the world.
Thank you to your parents who have nothing but prayers to protect you and must now trust you will be safe and that we will offer the best we have to you.
Thank you for continuing to support your country once you leave military service by following new careers and becoming the teachers, clergy, business owners, employees, pilots, civil servants and so much more that we need to be a successful society.
Thank you for involving yourself in your local community, your state, and your country, helping us to solve problems and to create a vision for our future using the skills you learned during your tour of duty.
Thank you for being a conscience to our nation.
Thank you for serving as a heroic example of who we are and what we can dream to be.
Thank you for your service.
Posted on Wed, November 11, 2015
by Mark Young filed under