Acton academy Crossfit

We are pleased to offer the first school-based CrossFit Kids program in Washington, DC. Acton Academy CrossFit offers constantly varied functional movements, which deliver fitness that is broad, inclusive, general, and scalable for participants at any level. Functional movements are fundamental to all things kids need to do when they play and compete in sports – pull, push, run, throw, climb, lift, and jump. No two classes are the same so kids never get bored and the novelty of each session keeps them engaged and challenged. (Courtesy of CrossFit Inc.)


Strong body, strong mind, powerful future

Acton Academy CrossFit believes that experience truly is the best teacher. When kids are on a field or in a gym, they open themselves up in a unique way. The challenges faced in fitness activities are some of the best lessons a child can encounter. Teaching kids how to succeed physically will encourage them to take on other challenges and strive for more success. This will carry on well into their adult lives.

“Participating in sports played one of the greatest roles in shaping my young adult life. Sports taught me some important values: sportsmanship, teamwork, determination and hard work.”

- Andrew Shniderman, Acton Academy CrossFit Coach, Big Andy Training


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Coach Andrew Shniderman

Acton Academy CrossFit is led by coach Andrew Shniderman. Health and fitness have always been front and center for Andrew. He knows the value of incorporating different training styles to keep workouts fun and effective. Through fitness he is able to teach others how to improve their lives, both mind and body. With a background in child development, Andrew established Balance Gym’s Youth Programs and Big Andy Training so that all kids can learn to succeed and better their future. Andrew believes that sports teach important values for life including sportsmanship, teamwork, determination and hard work. These values are sometimes hard to teach in children. Experience truly is the best teacher. Andrew is a CrossFit Level 1 and Level 2 Trainer and CrossFit Kids Certified Instructor.



Acton Academy CrossFit • 2422 K St NW • Washington, DC 20037