Business Development

Have you ever asked your clients what they think of you or why they train with you? Have you ever considered firing any of them? Read on to learn how to win the hearts and minds of your clients.
In part one of this series we discussed widening your technical knowledge in-depth. Now, it’s time to focus on getting info OUT of your head, INTO your students, and INTO the world.
You're a trainer or a coach and you work out on your own...but you're losing motivation! Here are 3 solutions to keep YOU fit and healthy, just like you do for your clientele.
I get asked all the time how to become a successful fitness blogger. If you take these 7 sins to heart, you will be leaps and bounds above the other bloggers out there!
Own a small gym and trying to navigate the business side of things? This two part article on running a small business is for you. 5½ things you NEED to fix to be successful!
Run your own gym or studio? Trying to navigate being an entrepreneur as well as a coach? I know the joys and pitfalls of running a gym. Read on to find out the fixes you NEED to make.
So, how does one go about becoming the general manager of a world famous MMA gym? Scott McKendry found his way in through being a student at the world-famous Team Quest gym in Portland, Oregon.
One of the biggest elements separating good coaching from adequate is the instructor’s ability to communicate. A ‘difficult’ student is a quick and clear litmus test for a coach’s ability.
As a full-time fitness coach, it has been my experience there are three components to good coaching – technical knowledge, the ability to manage a group, and communication skills.