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Community Updates November 6, 2017

All the fit stuff happening soon

It's Gobble Games Week! Remember no PM classes on Friday, no Classes on Saturday.

Drew's Words of Wisdom...

In order for this world to change, WE must change it. Be the change you wish to see in the world. Be Action.



Gobble Games 2017 - this Saturday, November 11th..

Saturday is going to be AMAZING! With over 30 teams from all over the Low Country and a set of volunteers that are gonna bring the house down, you want to be a part of it.

Registration is closed - but anyone is welcome to come spectate and cheer.

If you are coming please remember parking is limited, please DO NOT park in the counseling center's lot as they are open on Saturday. We are able to set up tents in Bouchillan across the street and they have offered us a few extra spots if needed.

Athletes that are competing - we recommend that you take Friday off - there will be more than enough WODs on Saturday to make up for it.

Volunteers and judges will need to attend a pre-event briefing on Wednesday November 8th at 6:30 pm. (Note the time change from last week's updates)

And thank you to our sponsors:

Smoothie King

Chatham County Aquatic Center

Advertising Specialty Services

Buddy Lee Jump Ropes

FALL FESTIVAL WOD - this Friday from 1-6 we will be at 12 Oaks for their Fall Festival. There will be Live music, food, and sorts of fun things, including HPA athletes working out. Come be one of them! Since there are no classes Friday night due to the set-up for the Gobble Games this is a great opportunity to sweat and represent your favorite hometown box.

Check out this week's athlete spotlight - Mark Stroud!

Good To Go! We are excited to announce that HPA is now the Savannah pick-up location for Good To Go Meals food service. Good To Go Meals prepares healthy, fresh, conveniently packaged entrees. Their menu covers breakfast, lunch, dinner and "extras" and stays the same from week-to-week so your favorites are always available. The schedule is as follows:

  • Order by Friday at 4:30pm for any delivery day the following week (Mon, Wed, or Fri)

  • Order by Wed at 4:30 pm for Friday delivery.

Head over to and use the code: DOLPHIN17 for 15% off your first order! (Please be sure to look through the listed ingredients before ordering if you have any food allergies as their products are prepared on shared equipment.)



The strength this week is a "grease the groove" week at 5 x 5 60%. Work on moving better. NEXT WEEK IS 1 RM testing.

Monday we have a row, double under, hang power snatch triplet.

Tuesday is an Open tester with Cleans and HSPU.

Wednesday is a bit longer of a WOD with running and sit-ups for 5 rounds in 20 min.

Thursday is a station day with a partner. Sledgehammers, KBS, Sleds, and Farmer's carries OH MY !

Friday is GG prep day. The gym closes at 1230 to set up. the WOD is a partner AMRAP Relay. Rowing, Farmers carries (or oh lunges) and db plank rows.

Saturday - come and watch athletes from all over crush the Gobble Games.

Pre-class prep - Remember that you that you are encouraged to come to class early and move around a bit or mobilize on your own. On weeks like this week when we are lifting heavy, many of us need a little extra stretching and mobilizing prior to the start of class and you are encouraged to do so. Also, the coach for that class will be on the floor to answer questions about scaling or focusing the workout for you individually. It's best to talk about this before class and much more difficult once class starts.

Need some extra 1-on-1? Private coaching is available for all of our athletes. Maybe it's to clean up snatch or clean up your diet. Your coach is available for extra 1-on-1 time by appointments. $40 per 30 minute session, $60 per hour session.


Wednesday November 8th - Gobble Games Judge and Volunteer pre-event brief at 6:30pm

Friday November 10th - no PM Classes (Gobble Games set up), Fall Festival WODs at 12 Oaks 1pm - 6pm

Saturday November 11th - Gobble Games - All Day, No Classes

Thanksgiving Week Schedule -

Wed 11/22 - 6:15 am, 9:00 am, and 4:30 pm ONLY

Thurs 11/23 - 9:00 am ONLY

Fri 11/24 - 6:15am, 9:00am, and 4:30 pm ONLY

Saturday December 6th - Friend Fest at 9am and 11am.

Saturday December 6th - Self-Defense Seminar at Gracie JuJitsu Savannah, time TBD


(Believe Unconditionally In Yourself And The Ability Of Others)


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