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  • Swing Circle: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 1 Swing Circle: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - The Swing Circle appeared as the fifth obstacle in American Ninja Warrior 4 in Southeast region, but with an addition of the trampoline at the starting platform. Kamerion Wimbley became the first competitor to complete it on either American Ninja Warrior or SASUKE 19. Pretty intimidating stats, but we can help you complete the Swing Circle at The Ninja’s Edge gym. Read ...
  • Devil Steps: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 2 Devil Steps: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - The Devil Steps were featured as the fifth obstacle in many seasons of American Ninja Warrior as well the international versions of American Ninja Warrior such as Sasuke 19. Despite it being a popular obstacle, the Devil Steps are a huge challenge for contestants and tests their stamina to a crazy degree. Read more of this article to get started ...
  • Prism See-Saw: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 3 Prism See-Saw: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - The Prism See-Saw, also called the Prism Tilt, appeared in American Ninja Warrior 5 as the third obstacle in Baltimore. Read on for tips and exercises on how to perfectly execute the Prism See-Saw in your next Ninja Warrior challenge. The Prism See-Saw Obstacle So, what is the Prism See-Saw? Competitors need to jump over a small pit onto a large triangle ...
  • Rope Junction: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 4 Rope Junction: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - This time, the obstacle eliminated a fair number of competitors, including some of the most powerful ninja warrior experts. Think you can handle the Rope Junction? Read on for tips and exercises on how to perfectly execute the Rope Junction. The Rope Junction Obstacle The obstacle consists of six ropes (though seven ropes were announced): the first, second, fourth, and ...
  • Lache: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 5 Lache: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - There won’t be a single Ninja Warrior course that requires no Lache to get through. So, it’s one of the basics for becoming a successful Ninja Warrior. A Lache is when you hang on an obstacle and must jump to another obstacle or a platform with a swing motion. In this feature, we talk all about how to master the ...
  • Exclusive Ninja Warrior Training Exercises 6 Exclusive Ninja Warrior Training Exercises - So you want to become a ninja warrior and don’t know where to start? Today, you’re in luck as The Ninja’s Edge has gathered all our training exercises and recommended reps in this feature for ninja warriors who are serious about training. All of the exercises listed below are for full body conditioning and you will feel a significant difference ...
  • Overpass: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 7 Overpass: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - The Overpass is a newer American Ninja Warrior obstacle, firstly introduced as the second obstacle during the first episode of qualifiers on American Ninja Warrior 13. This obstacle has a similar concept to the Ring Chaser, as competitors must approach a set of three stationary laché bars. Grabbing and putting their weight on the first bar triggers the release of the “trolley bar” that ...
  • Shrinking Steps: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 8 Shrinking Steps: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - The Shrinking Steps were introduced in season 11 of American Ninja Warrior, unlike the Floating Steps obstacle, there’s no room for error in this ninja obstacle. The contestants have to take bold strides between the steps. Each step is slightly higher and smaller than the last, requiring each contestant to keep their momentum forward and their balance in the center. ...
  • Flying Bar: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 9 Flying Bar: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - The Flying Bar is a hybrid of the Jumping Bars and Pipe Slider and is technically a horizontal version of the Salmon Ladder where competitors must negotiate down a track by jumping from one cradle to another, while holding onto a pipe. In this obstacle guide The Ninja’s Edge gives you instructions and tips on how to train for this ...
  • Man climbing peg maze board American ninja warriors Peg Maze: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - The slanted or vertical Peg Maze is both an upper body strength test, as well as a puzzle. The inverted board requires you to start at the top portion, using wooden pegs to slide around the maze and let your body down own angle at a time. Think of the wooden puzzles with the marble in the middle that you ...
  • Warped Wall obstacle American ninja warriors Warped Wall: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - Much like the famous half-pipe used for extreme sport competitions, the Warped Wall is a curved platform used as the last obstacle in Ninja Warrior courses. This obstacle is the most challenging – being that to successfully climb this smooth ramp, a running start would be ideal. But that isn’t the case for most courses. The Warped Wall featured on ...
  • Cliffhanger: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 10 Cliffhanger: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - Are you stuck on the Cliffhanger obstacle? Fortunately, it’s easier to train than the other obstacles, such as the spinning log or the log roll. You need to perform perfectly to overcome those obstacles. The Cliffhanger, on the other hand, offers a little more latitude. The training is also clear cut. When you’re ready to dig into this Cliffhanger guide ...
  • Spinning Log: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 11 Spinning Log: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - Do you have what it takes to become a Ninja Warrior champion? Not yet, you don’t. You’ll need endurance, strength, and skill on par with those attained by elite military units. You don’t believe it? Then have a look at what it takes to overcome the spinning log in this Ninja Warrior obstacle guide. When you’re ready to be wowed, ...
  • Barrel Roll: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 12 Barrel Roll: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - If you dream of becoming a Ninja Warrior, you know that each obstacle on the course is designed to require both strength and technique. That means you can’t just train your body and hope for the best.  In order to conquer each of the unique obstacles, you need to train the right way.  The Barrel Roll is one of the more ...
  • Quintuple Steps: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide 13 Quintuple Steps: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide - You’ve made it to a ninja warrior qualification. You know what that means: you’ll have to face the classic quintuple steps. Often the first ninja warrior obstacle, the quintuple steps are deceptively challenging. You’ll face five inclined steps spaced up to six feet apart. Jumping from one to the another, you’ll have to make it across without falling into the water below. ...
  • The Ninja's Edge - Kids Ninja Training Action Shot Best Ninja Warrior Blogs, Vlogs, Websites, Podcasts - American Ninja Warrior has exploded across the United States. Nearly 200 gyms in 43 states offer training for the program. Millions of people tune in to watch contestants overcome dozens of obstacles for one million dollars.  The popularity of the show means that there are dozens of Ninja Warrior blogs out there. It can be overwhelming to track them all down.  Not ...
  • How to Improve Rope Climb Time in Ninja Warrior Competition 14 How to Improve Rope Climb Time in Ninja Warrior Competition - Standing at the bottom of the looming Mt. Midoriyama and looking up to that final goal is undoubtedly one of the most daunting sights you can see. Memories of gym class firmly set aside, all that remains is for you to start climbing. The Ninja Warrior rope climb looks like a herculean task, but with the proper technique and some ...
  • Best Ninja Warrior Training Exercises To Do At Home 15 Best Ninja Warrior Training Exercises To Do At Home - For more than a decade now, American Ninja Warrior has challenged us all to improve our fitness, tackle obstacles head-first, and never quit in the face of adversity. Now, that philosophy is being put to the test like never before. With many gyms and workout facilities shut due to COVID-19, ninjas across the country are having to find creative ways ...
  • Best Ninja Warrior Training Resources Online [2021] 16 Best Ninja Warrior Training Resources Online [2021] - Come on, who doesn’t want to be a ninja? Or at the very least, have those abilities, to scale walls with ease and to move with grace and balance. What does it take for you to be able to do that? The answer is dedication. Succeeding at ninja training exercises takes practice, endurance, and a will to push forward. So ...
  • Youth Ninja Training - The Ninja's Edge Commerce - 04 Beginner’s Guide to Ninja Warrior Training - Beginner’s Guide to Ninja Warrior Training Ninja Warrior training help to improve stamina, fitness, and flexibility. It’s a great workout, as well as a means of self-defense. If your child wants to be able to fight like a ninja warrior, you’ll need to find a training gym that offers structured training. There are many benefits of attending ninja warrior training ...
  • The Ninja's Edge - Plymouth Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course Guide - Only two people have ever technically won American Ninja Warrior.  Winning, in this sense, means completing all of the obstacles of the final course. That might seem intimidating if you have your hopes set on being the next American Ninja Warrior.  Don’t worry. You don’t have to be a real ninja to master a ninja warrior obstacle course. Read on for a breakdown of the ...
  • The Ninja's Edge - Kids Ninja Training Action Shot Why Structured Ninja Training is Better for Kids Than Open Gym - Kids are always learning, which is why engaging them in activities is the perfect way for them to learn and have fun at the same time. Planning mental or physical exercises for children to enhance their learning is known as structured play. Structured ninja training is suitable for all ages from 3 to 16, and has multiple benefits over free ...
  • Ninja Training Quarantine Tips 17 Ninja Training Quarantine Tips - Ninja training is a great way for adults and kids to stay in shape and keep fit. However, sometimes you can’t always make it to a gym. The good news is that you don’t need a full ninja course to practice your skills and keep your body in shape. Instead, there are some great ways that you can continue your ...
  • Top Tips to Climb the Warped Wall 18 Top Tips to Climb the Warped Wall - The warped wall is one of the most famous (and tricky) obstacles to climb in the ninja warrior course. When you’re at the very end of the course, it’s the final obstacle between you and the finish line. Depending on your level, there are different sized warped walls to take on. There are smaller 8-foot walls, the large 14 and ...
  • The Benefits of Outdoor Fitness Camps 19 The Benefits of Outdoor Fitness Camps - The summer is the perfect time to enroll your children in an outdoor fitness camp. They might love the idea (or prefer to lay around watching Youtube videos)! At The Ninja’s Edge, our Ninja Warrior Camps involve obstacle courses, expect some seriously fun exercises involving climbing, running, jumping, crawling, swinging, and more! There are so many benefits to outdoor fitness ...
  • Anyone Can Do Ninja Warrior Training 20 Anyone Can Do Ninja Warrior Training - Ninja warrior training has become more popular over the years, but if you’ve watched other people do it, you may be wondering if it’s a good exercise for you or your loved ones. After all, the sort of competition you see on TV can be incredibly intimidating: daring feats of athleticism that can result in embarrassing wipeouts. The truth is, ...
  • Personal Training for Parents 21 Personal Training for Parents - Ninja warrior training is a great way to get kids active, but what if you’re an adult who’s looking to improve their fitness? While we offer ninja warrior training for all ages, we also offer personal training services. Below, you’ll learn everything you want to know about our personal training for parents.  Programs Tailor-Suited To Your Needs Perhaps the biggest ...
  • Creating Confidence and Instilling Discipline 22 Creating Confidence and Instilling Discipline - At The Ninja’s Edge, we’re dedicated to making sure that children and adults alike have access to the joys that ninja warrior training can provide. If you’re a parent looking to put your kid in one of our programs, though, you may be wondering about some of the advantages that this form of training can provide. Below, we’ll talk about ...
  • Ninja Warrior Training for All Ages 23 Ninja Warrior Training for All Ages - At The Ninja’s Edge, we believe everyone should have access to the joys and benefits that ninja training provides. That’s why we’re proud to offer a variety of different programs aimed at different age and experience levels. Below, we’ll explain which program is right for you depending on your age. We hope to see you in the gym! Different Age ...
  • Ninja Warrior Training for Kids 24 Ninja Warrior Training for Kids - Whether your child has been watching American Ninja Warrior or they simply have too much energy, ninja warrior training for kids offers an exhilaratingly fun opportunity for them to get a little bit of exercise. It should come as no surprise that we here at The Ninja’s Edge believe that this kind of training is a great fit for many ...
  • Ninja Warrior Training in Michigan The Benefits of Ninja Warrior Training - At The Ninja’s Edge, we love ninja warrior training. But if you’re not familiar with it, or you’ve only seen it on TV, you may be wondering why we have such a passion for it. In this article, you’ll learn about some of the benefits of ninja warrior training. By the end, you should have a better idea of whether ...
  • American Ninja Warrior Training Guide - The Ninja's Edge American Ninja Warrior Training Guide - Ninja warrior training has become a popular exercise modality thanks to the rise of Obstacle Course Races (OCR). Take Spartan Races, for example. They claim to have had over five million participants in their races since their inception in 2007. It's not hard to see why challenge-seekers flock to OCR and hardcore training. The benefits of ninja training are infinite. ...
  • How Obstacle Course Training Can Make You A Better Athlete Obstacle Training Makes Better Athletes - If you're an athlete, no matter what sport you do, agility is vital. Whether it's reacting to a tennis ball coming your way or running down a football field, you need to have the skills to react quickly to stimuli, or risk falling short at being excellent at your sport of choice. While there are many physical activities you can ...
  • Make It a Goal to Make Goals - The Ninja's Edge Make It A Goal to Make Goals - As we enter into the new year, we start embracing for 2020 and for most of us that means higher expectations and standards. We aspire to improve ourselves in efforts to live healthier lifestyles, make more money, be a better person, or whatever you may wish. It may not be your first rodeo, or you despise the cliché idea of ...