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Ian O’Dwyer Introduces SOMA and the LEAD System.

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Ian O’Dwyer is one of the most forward thinking professionals in our industry. While the industry moves toward a more holistic approach to fitness, Ian O’Dwyer is ahead, in the distance, exploring new approaches that will likely be considered obvious in the next 5 – 10 years. In this article, Ian introduces his new SOMA course, run in conjunction with Rodney Corn. If it resonates, check the upcoming course details below.

SOMA is a fresh approach to enhancing the quality and performance of nerve, Continue reading

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An Impromptu Interview with Ian O’Dwyer.

Thanks, Eugene and Tian from Gym Click Media for grabbing this off-the-cuff chat with Ian O’Dwyer at the Australian Health and Wellness Summit.

We wandered over a few topics, so jump in where you like.

“Pay what you feel” 0:00 Continue reading

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Introducing Gareth Houley – and fascia.

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Gareth Houley, Movement Coach with Human Fitness and Performance, is one of the leading presenters at FILEX 2017. His talk ‘What the Fascia?!’ will address the growing interest in fascia as an integral part of our physiology and how we can use this knowledge to benefit our clients. Take it away Gareth… Continue reading

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How Changes to Fitness Education will Impact Industry Recruitment

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When it comes to recruiting Personal Trainers, “it’s going to be harder to find them and harder to keep them.” – Ryan Koski, VFA Learning.

I’m grateful to have had a recent catch-up with Ryan Koski of VFA Learning. He outlined for me the recent changes to the Fitness training packages. It’s clear that these changes are going to have a significant impact on the way in clubs and studios recruit their fitness teams in the future.

If you’re not already aware of key changes, note the following; Continue reading

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6 Selling Tips to make your Fitness Business BOOM! (part 2)

Welcome to part two of this FILEX guest post by Steve Jensen

Steve Jensen is founder and CEO of Impact Training Corporation and National Sales Academy. He’s helped boost profits for thousands of fitness businesses in Australia and around the world. In this two-part blog, Steve shines a light on six ‘essentials’ for sales success. 

In Part 1 of this two-part blog series, we were introduced to the first three tips to help your fitness business boom;

Tip 1. Find the right people
Tip 2. Train your team
Tip 3. Establish commonality.

Here are my three final tips to lift your sales to impressive new levels. Continue reading

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Professional Registration – It’s for Employers

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OK, professional registration is a chance for us to assist fitness professionals with their career development, but as much as anything…

Professional registration has always been for fitness employers.

It’s a way to confirm that professional development has been maintained. Which, in turn, helps to ensure that the services provided by employed professionals are at a higher standard.

And this is why FITREC has taken fitness registration further. Continue reading

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No Qualifications, No Problems – Your Questions Answered.

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Among our ads for Personal Trainers, some mention additional opportunities to get started without qualifications.

These are opportunities to gain your fitness qualifications in the midst of a successful fitness business.

Rather than operate out of a single venue or online, AIPT has sourced ‘campuses’ all over Australia. These campuses can provide you with valuable on the job experience while completing your fitness certifications.

Following are some answers to the more common questions… Continue reading

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