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How-to Guide to Starting Your Own Personal Training Business

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.6 CECs , ACSM 6.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Book DVD Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you’ve ever wanted to turn your job into a career, here’s a good place to start. Learn how to successfully open a small personal training studio or fitness facility with this self-paced study, designed for both new and experienced personal trainers. Interactive activities help navigate the complexities of starting, operating, and marketing a fitness business.


You will learn:

  • Business policies and financial management practices for personal training businesses
  • Marketing strategies, including a SWOT analysis and guerrilla marketing techniques to up your business exposure
  • Techniques for a people-centered approach to selling
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