Camzin Martin


Camzin has nearly 10 years of coaching gymnastics with children, including a long stint with Olympic Medalist Guard Young’s recreational facilities. Camzin passed the CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course in February 2012, attended the CrossFit Kids Course in June 2012, holds her Coaches Prep Course Certificate and in October 2013 she earned a place on the CrossFit Kids HQ Seminar Team.

Camzin emigrated from South Africa in 2005. She was born in Johannesburg and grew up in Cape Town, where she began gymnastics at the relatively late age of 10. She was named South Circle Champion and Western Cape Champion, ranking 15th in all of South Africa her first year. She competed for four years and performed well, however the emigration process prevented her from participating in full seasons. She is certified to coach artistic gymnastics through Level 6 and to teach pre- school level gymnastics. She is also a USA Gymnastics Professional Member.

Camzin both runs CrossFit Brand X’s gymnastics program and teaches Pre-Teen, Teen and adult classes. In addition, Camzin is the lead trainer for the women in Brand X’s competitive training group.

Fluent in five languages and having earned a bachelor’s degree in economics, while graduating magna cum laude at age 19; Camzin plays an important role to the CrossFit Kids Staff, leading the charge in Logistics, Planning and Business Development.

Another Life as RX sponsored CrossFit Athlete, Camzin Competed as an individual in the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games Southern California Regional Competition, qualified as an individual in 2013 and competed for the Brand X Team at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Southern California Regional Competition where the CrossFit Brand X Team placed 15th overall.

Camzin became a Martin in August 2013, when she and Connor Martin married.

  • PRs:
    • Hang power clean – 225#
    • Hang power snatch – 155#
    • Back Squat – 330#
    • Max muscle ups – 5
    • Max free-standing handstand push ups -  2
    • 400m run – 1:22
    • Max double unders – 130