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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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

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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Every Udemy course comes with a 30 day money guarantee. So there is never any risk to take a course. If you are curious, go ahead and sign up now, and see for yourself if the course is helpful to you. If it isn't just get a refund. But I am confident that you will find value from the course!

What are the requirements?

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • There are no materials needed to begin this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

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

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course introduction
Why you should take the course
Section 2: How to become a personal trainer
What kind of a person is ideal to become a personal trainer
First steps to get started as a personal trainer
What licenses and permits are needed
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
Section 3: How to get clients like a professional marketer
25 strategies to find personal training clients outside of the gym
NEW! Top SEO ranking factors to rank your sales pages in Google search
How to increase sales and traffic from your email signature
NEW! advanced Twitter marketing strategy to drive sales and branding
Section 4: Further resources
Your opinion matters to me. I want to make sure you love the course
Bonus lecture

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Instructor Biography

Alex Genadinik, Love helping you succeed: 75,000 students & 100 courses

3-time best selling Amazon author, creator of top entrepreneur mobile apps, and host of a popular business and marketing channel on YouTube.

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!

Instructor Biography

Joey Zanca, 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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