Freestyle is the freedom of physical expression and the unlimited number of styles human performance can adopt. Freestyle is unique for being unpredictable, yet capable of becoming optimal.


My name is Carl Paoli and I am a movement coach specializing in strength and conditioning for CrossFit, gymnastics, and action sports. I have been on the most incredible journey over the last few years, from my experiences coaching Annie Thorisdottir to become a two-time Fittest Woman on Earth to interacting with thousands of coaches and athletes on

I am pumped now to pour my knowledge and experiences into my latest endeavor — freestyle: maximize sport and life performance with four basic movements. This book is designed to help you achieve physical success by applying the movement framework that I have crafted over the years. I will show you why you should care about movement so you can perform to your highest potential.

Thank you,
Coach Carl Paoli