3 Personal Trainer Tips for Assessing Clients

3 Personal Trainer Tips for Assessing Clients

Starting out with a new Personal Training client can be tough if you don’t know what processes and information you need to gain from your client, which is why it is important to set out some clear steps that you can take to get to know your client and understand their lifestyle.

One of our Personal Training tutors has some steps and tips that you can use to make the most of your initial contact with a new client. See how the industry’s leading Trainers are getting to know their clients to make it easier to tailor training programs and maximise the results that their Personal Training sessions have on clients.



Client Consultation & Screening

When starting out with a new client, it is vital to gather as much information that will help you maximise the effect that your involvement with the client will have. One way to do this is by carrying out a screening and consultation of your client to give you the opportunity to get to know your client and gather any information that will help you tailor training to them and their lifestyle.

Gather the right information

Carrying out a consultation and screening with new clients allows you to get an understanding of the client and get an insight into a few key things, such as; your client’s personal goals; any barriers or motivations to exercise; the client’s current level of fitness; their medical history, and their exercise history.

Setting S.M.A.R.T Goals

Carrying out a screening of the client and gathering the right information helps you to set the right goals with the client, to make sure the goals you set are Specific, Measurable, Agreed, Reasonable and Timeframe.

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