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How to become a personal trainer & how to start that career

Course with steps to start a career as a personal trainer & get customers to grow your personal training practice
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What Will I Learn?
You will know the steps and strategies needed to become a personal trainer
You will know how to get clients and grow your personal training practice
You will know what licenses and permits are needed to become a personal trainer
You will be able to promote your personal trainer business in many effective ways
After you will know how to become a trainer and do effective promotion, you will make good money and earn a living being a personal trainer
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  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • There are no materials needed to begin this course

In this course you will learn everything you need to know for how to become a personal trainer. You will learn everything from the steps needed to get started to ideal strategies to get clients professional marketing companies would use.

How this course on how to become a personal trainer is structured

This course is divided into two parts. The first part of the course is an interview of Joey Zanca who is a successful MMA and boxing personal trainer in New York city. Joey teaches you everything you need to know from deciding whether this career is right for you to the steps you should take to get your first clients and job as a trainer at a gym.

The second part of the course is a list of 25 strategies to get clients as a personal trainer without needing the gym to drive you leads. Together, the course will help you start and grow your personal practice as a personal trainer.

After taking this course on how to become a personal trainer, you will have two paths open to you

First path: if you want to get certified as a personal trainer, you will know what certifications to get. You will also understand the nature of what it is like to work for a gym and get personal training clients there.

Second path: you will be able to get personal training clients outside of the gym by doing your own marketing through your own website, SEO, social media, and other effective strategies.

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Who is the target audience?
  • People interested in starting a career in personal training
  • People who are already personal trainers and want to know how to get more clients
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course introduction
1 Lecture 01:46
How to become a personal trainer
7 Lectures 11:55
What kind of a person is ideal to become a personal trainer

First steps to get started as a personal trainer

What do gyms ask for when you apply to work as a personal trainer

Working with a gym to get clients

How to sell to gym members to get them to become personal training clients

Nuances of working with clients
How to get clients like a professional marketer
4 Lectures 31:45
25 strategies to find personal training clients outside of the gym

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2 Lectures 09:56
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About the Instructor
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I am the creator of the Problemio business apps which are some of the top mobile apps for planning and starting a business with 1,000,000+ downloads across iOS, Android and Kindle.

I am also an author of three business books (marketing to reach 1,000,000 people, on starting a business, and on the mobile app business).

I am also a business coach. On my apps and in my private coaching practice I have helped over 1,000 entrepreneurs. That means I can probably help you quite a bit as well.

My areas of expertise are mobile apps, software engineering, marketing (SEO and social), and entrepreneurship.

I created over 100 courses on Udemy with 75,000+ students by whom I am humbled and who I try to help any way I can!

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20+ years of boxing, kickboxing, MMA, and martial arts

Doing boxing and kickboxing since I was 4 years old. I currently work as a personal trainer and an MMA fighting trainer. I have trained a number of winning MMA fighters.

My experience:

10 years boxing

10 years kickboxing

10+ years martial arts

10+ years grappling

7+ years personal fitness trainer

5+ years MMA fighting trainer

Current Fitness coordinator for Title Boxing Club

Program Director for Mutant MMA

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