Fee-for-service models are preferred by 57% of IDEA members who responded to the 2003 IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Survey. Even those who use a membership dues model are charging for some programs.
These were the options offered on the questionnaire:
annual membership dues access all programs offered
annual membership dues plus separate fee for some classes or programs
pay for individual session/class or “package” of sessions or classes
Lifestyle coaching is a perfect fit for personal trainers. You have the
opportunity to help clients with coaching techniques practically every day.
A perfect chance to develop these skills will be the 2004 IDEA Personal Trainer Summit, October 8–10 in New York City.
The sequential lifestyle coaching curriculum offered at the Summit is set up
so you can broaden your knowledge and establish valuable baseline skills. In addition, updated sessions will show you how you can augment your training revenue. Here’s a preview of the sessions:
Welcome to the debut issue of IDEA Fitness Journal! We have combined the editorial content from IDEA Health & Fitness Source and IDEA Personal Trainer to give you an expanded and comprehensive publication, unrivaled in the fitness industry.
There are about 40 days left before the 2004 IDEA World Fitness Convention® opens shop in San Diego. By now you’ve probably made your travel arrangements and signed up for the sessions you want. You’re primed for another year of unparalleled learning, networking and fun.
Do you need fresh ideas for training your clients? Would you like to learn additional ways to use the same equipment you’ve been using for years? We all need a professional jolt now and again—so mark your calendar for the best personal training education opportunity
in the industry.
Looking for an opportunity for intense learning on a particular fitness topic? Take advantage of the following preconference sessions on Wednesday, July 7, at the IDEA World Fitness Convention® in San Diego: