There will be three qualifier workouts.
Qualifier WOD 1 has been announced on July 24, 2017. The Submission deadline for Qualifier WOD 1 is the July 28, 2017
Qualifier WOD 2 has been announced on July 31, 2017. The Submission deadline for Qualifier WOD 2 is the August 04, 2017
Qualifier WOD 3 has been announced on August 07, 2017. The Submission deadline for Qualifier WOD 3 is the August 11, 2017
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.
Romanian Throwdown by USC – WOD 1
. Jump Rope
The rope spins forward, this is a standard double under where the rope passes twice for each jump!
This is a standard deadlift, hands outside the knees, any other type of deadlift is not permitted. Starting form the floor, the weight is lifted until the athlete reaches full extension with the shoulder and the head behind the bar, bouncing is not permitted!
Rx : 120/80 kg
Scaled : 90/55 kg
. Box jump over
With the box jumps over a two feet take off is required and only the feet of the athelte may touch the box, there’s no requirement to stand tall while on the box. The rep will count when the athlete reaches the ground on the other side of the box.
Rx : 75/60 cm
Scaled : 60/50 cm
Romanian Throwdown by USC – WOD 2
. Overhead Squat
The athlete may take the bar from the rack in a front or back rack position and bring it overhead, he/she may use a narrow or a wide grip on the bar, the hip crease must go below the knee cap at the bottom of the squat! The rep will count when the athlete comes to a complete hip and knee extension.
. Front Squat
The athlete is only allowed to take the bar from the rack into a front rack position , elbow must be in front of the bar, a full squat is required, that is the hip crease must go below the knee cap at the bottom of the squat! The rep will count when the athlete comes to a complete hip and knee extension.
Romanian Throwdown by USC – WOD 3
. Wall Ball
After taking the ball from the ground the athlete must do a full squat with the ball (hip crease must go below the top of the knee) and throw the ball to the specified target! The ball must hit the middle or above the target! If the ball doesn’t or hit below the target, it’s considered a “no rep”. Athletes are not allowed to bounce the ball from the ground, if the ball is dropped, they must first let it settle down and then pick it up, squat and throw!
Rx/Scaled : male : 9kg ball at a 3.05 m target/ female : 6kg ball at a 2.75 m target
. Hang Clean
With the hang clean the athlete must first do a full deadlift (take the bar from the ground until he/she reaches full knee , hip extension and the shoulders are behind the bar) before starting this exercise. After this, the athlete can start the hang clean, the bar starts from above the knee, the bar must come up to the shoulder, with the knee and hips fully extended and the elbow in front of the bar. A power or a squat clean is allowed.
RX : male 60 kg/ female 45 kg
Scaled : male 45 kg/ female 25 kg
. Toes to bar
The athlete must go from a dead hang position on the bar to having the toes touch the bar. Each rep starts with the hands fully extended and the feet off the ground. After hitting the bar the athlete must return to the initial position and his heels must pass the vertical plan of the bar. Strict or kipping is allowed.
. Knees up
Same as with the toes to bar , the athlete must start from a dead hang position on the bar to having his knees up, passing a 90 degree angle in the hips( the knee must be higher then the hip crease). Each rep starts with the hands fully extended and the feet off the ground. After the first rep the athlete must return to the starting position and his heels must pass the vertical plan of the bar. Strict or kipping is allowed.