Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals, People

Maria Teresa Stone, Australasia’s Queen of Zumba

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Did you know that Zumba is approaching it’s 10th year in Australia and New Zealand?

Zumba didn’t just change the rules around exercise to music, it brought in a whole new game!

Anyone could get involved with teaching Zumba, there were no prerequisite qualifications required. Instructors could teach anywhere – they were not restricted to gyms. And rather than exercise, for participants, it was more like dance.

Zumba Master Trainers are like Rock Stars. And it’s with enormous gratitude that I’m able to share a guest post from the Rock Star that brought Zumba to Australia and New Zealand, Maria Teresa Stone. Vámonos, Maria…

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Articles for Employers

7 Ways FITREC is Working for Fitness Employers.

 

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Fitness businesses rise on the strength of their teams. So it makes sense that an industry registration service should do as much as possible to help with the recruitment and retention of staff.

Here are eight ways that FITREC is working for fitness employers…

1. Easily Identify Leading Talent Continue reading

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FITREC.com.au is now FITREC.org

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FITREC is a registration service for the Australian fitness industry.

On a broad scale, we’ve improved transparency and accountability in an effort to inspire greater respect from the general public and allied health professionals.

More immediately, this same transparency and accountability allows accomplished professionals to shine, it provides an effective recruiting tool for industry employers and aids in the management of staff education and certification.

Increasingly, our commercial URL was failing to reflect our greater purpose.  Continue reading

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Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals, Businesses, People

What ‘Self Regulation’ for our Industry Means to Me.

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I recently had the chance to speak with Mel Tempest on The Gym Owners Business Podcast. The conversation includes how HealthyPeople and FITREC got started, my views on ‘self regulation’, how the fitness industry needs to take control of it’s own destiny Continue reading

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A New Measure for Professional Development in our Fitness Industry.

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The ability to find learning opportunities suited to the development of your fitness career has taken a huge leap forward with recent updates to our FITREC Course Search Tool. Continue reading

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Being a Fitness Professional is a Way of Life.

Being a fitness professional is more than a career, it’s a way of life!

The greatest amongst us live and breathe fitness. They maintain their own training schedule and (for the greater part) live in a manner befitting their profession.

In fitness, unlike in other professions, your achievements outside of work (that is, not formal education or experience) can be a positive influence your on ability to relate to, and support, clients. Continue reading

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Paid for Fitness Registration? Put it to work.

You can now show your Fitness Registration on your HealthyPeople profile, whether its with FITREC, Physical Activity Australia or Fitness Australia.

Not only is this a great way to differentiate yourself, the presence of your registration badge ensures that your profile moves to the top of candidate search results (behind those actively looking for work). Continue reading

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