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The Challenge Of Charging

The Challenge Of Charging

5 Top Tips To Increase Your Confidence Around Charging The Right Price For PT If you have ever felt awkward or uncomfortable about asking for money from your clients or about declaring your fees, then you’re not alone. But it’s essential that you develop your confidence around charging because if you have doubts or concerns […]

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Open the Referral Floodgates to your Business

Open the Referral Floodgates to your Business

Here are 9 simple things you can do to open the referral floodgates for your PT business. Make sure people are really clear about what you do and who you do it for Whilst more people do understand what personal training is and what a PT does, there are still many who don’t and many […]

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7 Ways Grow Your PT Business in 2011

7 Ways Grow Your PT Business in 2011

By Yvette Nevrkla, author, speaker and founder of The PT Business Gym The art of growing your PT business isn’t an elusive mystery and yet it can certainly feel like it is when you’re out there on your own, trying to make it all happen. I’m going to share 7 things to focus on if […]

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The Top Trait of a Successful Personal Trainer

The Top Trait of a Successful Personal Trainer

How To Develop More Of It For Yourself Of course there are many ingredients that contribute towards a personal trainer’s success but arguably one of the most important traits you need to succeed in your pt business is this… R E S I L I E N C E Resilience is the ability to “bounce […]

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Define Your Fitness Business Purpose

Define Your Fitness Business Purpose

If it’s all about you, if it’s all about the money or if you’ve never given it any thought, then my guess is that you’re not playing full out right now and your business isn’t achieving its true potential. A purposeless business has these characteristics: Chaotic Meaningless Decisions are arbitrary and reactionary No clear way […]

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Focus Opens Academy in Holywood, Northern Island

Focus Opens Academy in Holywood, Northern Island

Focus Training’s latest academy is based at Virgin Active, Holywood, Northern Ireland. The academy will offer the full range of industry recognised qualifications from Level 2 Fitness Instructor to Level 3 Specialist (Exercise Referral) and Master (Strength and Conditioning) Personal Trainer Diplomas, along with a full range of Pure Continual Professional Development workshops, with candidates […]

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Annual ISO Quality Audit

Annual ISO Quality Audit

BSEN 9001:2008 Assessment “In terms of the positive findings from the assessment, the quality system is well established, simple and effective. Management review and internal audits continue to be completed thoroughly. The management of non-conformities and corrective actions is good. There has been no non-conformities raised during any of the external assessments by CfA. There […]

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To Copy Or Not To Copy Other Fit Pros?

To Copy Or Not To Copy Other Fit Pros?

People always have, and always will stand on the shoulders of giants – they will learn from and use the experiences and achievements of others to achieve even greater things in the future. In other words, “copying”, or as I prefer to call it “modelling” is okay. By copying I don’t mean literally copying word […]

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Wanted – Part-time tutors

Wanted – Part-time tutors

Would you like join the highly successful team of tutors at Focus Training? Due to our continued growth we currently have a number of part-time opportunities for enthusiastic fitness professionals in the South of England and the Midlands. You will hold one or more of the relevant technical qualifications below, be able to demonstrate at […]

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