Timothy Church

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Personal Trainers: Have you... or would you... reduce your hourly rate for an existing client to keep the client?

7 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Mar 14, 2018

Answered by Timothy Church on Mar 27, 2018

I’ve been able to find alternative solutions for clients who truly want to train: Group training with 5-6 other clients, move to 1/2 sessions especially now that they know how to do movement prep, or 1Xweek until they are back on their feet financially.

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Personal Trainers: On avg., how often do you see your clients?

5 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Mar 13, 2018

Answered by Timothy Church on Mar 27, 2018

Mathew, Good question. Others have answered this well so i will add something different. IHRSA put out survey results at one point that said the Average in brick and mortar facilities trains clients 2.2 X per week. I would be curious if this has changed with the increase in specialty studios...

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Do you offer any holiday specials?

5 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 05, 2017

Answered by Timothy Church on Dec 27, 2017

Holiday specials are great but discounts are not. Most trainers make this mistake and its really simple psychology and math. First, loyal clients should get specials like bring a friend to your workout day or Charity events where you give away a raffle. A free session is appreciated but t...

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weight loss for teens

8 Answers | Asked by Richard Wilmore on Oct 11, 2016

Answered by Timothy Church on Oct 28, 2016

Lots of good advice so far. Here are exercises. 1. Balloon games like: using your left knee only, tap the balloon across the room. So much harder than you think. Repeat with other knee, foot, head, etc. You can also lye on back with feet in the air. (dead bug some call this) and using feet onl...

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What free CECs are included with membership?

5 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Olsson on Oct 17, 2016

Answered by Timothy Church on Oct 28, 2016

I only know of one membership and we receive a tremendous amount of free CEU's. You can check the ACE box on the left of the courses page and it will filter all the pre-approved by ACE courses. There are pages and pages of listed CEU courses available for free.

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Hi I'm looking for ideas on how to train a client for a ski trip and high altitude?

5 Answers | Asked by Arlene Cherry-Medicoff on Oct 25, 2016

Answered by Timothy Church on Oct 28, 2016

Ive had great success with a series of BOSU exercise: 1. Step back in a lunge position with front leg on the BOSU. Back foot moves from 6 O'clock to 4 O'clock to 8 O'clock without coming out of the lunge. slowly progress repetitions 2. BOSU Squat n Rock - stand on BOSU flat side up. Hold squat p...

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Which Health coach certification is recognized in the fitness industry?

11 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on Oct 27, 2016

Answered by Timothy Church on Oct 28, 2016

i agree with Karin. ACE always does a great job. I do not have experience with the other health coach certs so i can not speak to their differences.

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Does anyone have a recommendation on the earliest age to start strength training and conditioning?

6 Answers | Asked by Michael Bowman on Jun 16, 2016

Answered by Timothy Church on Jun 30, 2016

If the exercise is age specific, then any age is good. i.e. Newborn starts lifting head... That is weight training. You mentioned 10-14 year olds, they are great. I just spoke to Bill Parisi of Parisi speed schools and he educated me on the positive business benefit of training that very ag...

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I am attending SCW Mania, What certifications/ workshops and classes do you guys recommend?

2 Answers | Asked by tristan boddington on Jun 20, 2016

Answered by Timothy Church on Jun 30, 2016

Tristan, I have attended as well as taught at SCW. 1. Sarah Cooperman is awesome and genuine. 2. You can not go wrong with Sargent Ken, Abby Appel, or other veterans. I agree with Natalie, Depends on your interests... Group X, Training, etc.

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My Education tab

5 Answers | Asked by Victor Roberts on Jun 24, 2016

Answered by Timothy Church on Jun 30, 2016

The tab is called "my courses" The "courses" tab is where you purchase and the "My courses" tab is where you open the course and or take the test. Hope that helps Victor

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