QUALIFIERS

How to apply for Romanian Throwdown 2018?

Qualifications are made online, based on videos which contain the execution of the indicated WOD/week.
After three weeks of challenges, our judges will publish the results of your performance.

Registration opens on 15.01.2018 and closes on 08.04.2018
Registration fee for qualification: 20 euro

There will be three qualifier workouts:

WOD 1

Qualifier WOD 1
has been announced on
March 22, 2018

The Submission deadline
for Qualifier WOD 1 is the
April 8, 2018

WOD 2

Qualifier WOD 2
has been announced on
March 23, 2018

The Submission deadline
for Qualifier WOD 2 is the
April 8, 2018

WOD 3

Qualifier WOD 3
has been announced on
March 24, 2018

The Submission deadline
for Qualifier WOD 3 is the
April 8, 2018

Method for uploading your video:

Qualifications are made online, based on videos which contain the execution of the indicated WOD / week.
After three weeks of challenges, our judges will publish the results of your performance

make your
own video

upload your video
to YouTube

copy the YouTube link
to the online registration form

VIDEO PENALTIES :

1. for every no rep ( you don’t comply with the standards ) or missed rep ( you did 99 instead of 100 and moved forward ) 3 seconds penalty
2. for every rep you didn’t finished after the time cap, 1 seconds penalty
3. if you don’t have a timer present in the video at all time , 10 seconds penalty
4. if you don’t present the equipment ( weights, heights ) before or after the workout, 5 minutes penalty

/ WOD 1

Athletes start in 3, 2, 1:
> CLEAN & JERK - 21 reps. ( Male: 50 kg / Female: 35 kg )
> PULL-UPS - 21 reps.
> CLEAN & JERK - 21 reps. ( Male: 60 kg / Female: 40 kg )
> CHEST 2 BAR PULL-UPS - 15 reps.
> CLEAN & JERK - 21 reps. ( Male: 70 kg / Female: 45 kg )
> BAR MUSCLE-UPS - 9 reps.

   Time Cap: 10 min

Clean & Jerk may be executed in any variation (Power Clean, Clean Squat, Push Press, Push Jerk, Split Jerk), as long as the disks start from the ground and at the Jerk elbows and knees are fully extended. At each repetition the disks need to touch the ground.
Men start with 50 kg, and women with 35. They start with a loaded bar and after that each athlete will add load to his or her bar for the 15 repetitions series and the 9 repetitions series.

Pull-Ups may be performed in any variation (Strict, Butterfly or Kipping). The athlete will start in a position with elbows, hips and knees extended in a vertical position. A repetition is considered valid if using any of the above mentioned variants the athlete's chin is above the bar.

Chest 2 Bar Pull-Ups may be performed in any of the stated variants. The start position has to be hanging with both elbows extended and during execution the chest need to touch the bar. If any of the two mentioned criterion are not met the repetition is not valid.

Bar Muscle-Ups start in a hanging position with both elbows extended. Any Muscle-Up technique may be used. The final position has the meet the following criterion: the athlete’s both elbows have to be extended above the bar, the shoulders need in line with the bar and the athlete need to be in a stable position.

/ WOD 2

The athletes have 12 minutes to complete this task, which has 2 parts.
Part 1:  On 3, 2 , 1 GO the athletes will ROW 2000 m.
Part 2:  After finishing this distance they will execute A.M.R.A.P. in the remaining time.
RX - Part 2:
> OVERHEAD KETTLEBELL SQUATS - 8 reps. (4 on each hand)
(Kettlebell weight  - Men: 24 kg, Women: 16 kg)
> DOUBLE-UNDERS - 24 reps. 
Scaled - Part 2:
> OVERHEAD BARBELL SQUATS - 8 reps. (Total weight - Men: 40 kg, Women: 30 kg)
> SINGLE-UNDERS - 36 reps.

Row
The ergometer will have the distance set to 0 upon start. Each athlete is free to choose any intensity level from 0 to 10.

Overhead Kettlebell Squat
To place the kettlebell in the right position any snatch variation is allowed (Power Snatch, Snatch Squat etc.). The arm holding the kettlebell has to have the elbow extended during the entire repetition. Hips have to descend lower than knees. The athletes need to finish the repetition with extended knees, hips and in a steady position. If any of the criterion is not met the repetition is not valid. 4 repetitions will be performed on one arm and 4 on the other. It is the althle’s free choice which arm will start.

Overhead Barbell Squat
The bar will leave from the ground. To place the barbell overhead any snatch variation is allowed (Power Snatch, Snatch Squat etc.). Elbows need to be extended during the entire repetition. Hips have to descend lower than knees. The athlete needs to finish the repetition with extended knees, hips and in a steady position. If any of the criterion is not met the repetition is not valid. 

Double-Unders
The rope has to pass beneath the feet twice in one jump.

Point awarding:

Part 1 - best time
Part 2 - number of repetitions 

/ WOD 3

RX - EMOM
On 3, 2, 1 GO the athlete will execute 5/4 Handstand Push-Ups followed by 1 snatch. The initial total weight of the bar is 60/35 kg.
The athlete has to execute the 5/4 Handstand Push-Ups and the Snatch in maximum 1 minute.
The clock will leave from 00:00 on the first serie, from 01:00 for the second and so on, until 5/4 Handstand Push-Ups and 1 Maximal Snatch is reached.
The athlete has to load the bar by himself for each serie. From one serie to another the total weight will increase by 5 kg, until the maximal repetition weight is reached.
In the remaining time of the minute, after the execution of the 5/4 Handstand Push-Ups and 1 Snatch and loading of the bar, the athlete is not allowed to start the next serie. Each serie starts at 00:00, 01:00, 02:00 and so on.

Scaled
Snatch - 1 maximal repetition
The athlete has 5 minutes to perform as many repetitions as he/she wishes. The points will be awarded to the valid repetition performed with the highest weights.

 

Handstand Push-Ups
Any type is allowed (Strict or Kipping). The head has to touch the ground and the athlete needs to finish the execution with extended elbows. Both heels have to be on the wall, without the buttocks touching it when finishing the repetition. Furthermore, in the final position the distance between the heels has to be smaller than the distance between the hands. If any of the criterion is not met the repetition is not valid.

Snatch
The bar will leave from the ground. Any snatch variation is allowed (Power Snatch or Snatch Squat). Independent of the chosen variation the bar has to be placed overhead in one single continuous movement. Elbows need to be extended during the entire repetition. The athlete needs to finish the repetition with extended knees, hips and in a steady position. If any of the criterion is not met the repetition is not valid. 

The points will be awarded to the valid snatch repetition with the highest weight.