A little bit on me; I have a strong athletic background, have passed my CPT and am currently working towards a Health Coach certification but now find myself in the what-the-hell-do-I-do-now point of the process. I’m ready to leave my job so I can immerse myself in the fitness world but am wondering the best path to take.
I understand its going to be slow to start building clients so am thinking about either looking at multiple gyms or doing front desk or something…it’s exciting but nerve wracking too! I know there’s not one way to get started and would love all of your experiences from those who’ve been at this long enough to own their own practice to those who have been training 2 months…Thanks for any to-dos or not-to-dos!
Hi Samantha, congrats go out to you. But the above are very right. Your financial situation and resources for such, matter. You do not want to be in financial crisis. That is too much stress. I have had my own studio and have been a success for 30 years. I have only worked for myself. Today there is much competition and I do not know how many trainers really support themselves or, have a working husband, boyfriend and so on. I think you if wish to go it alone and support yourself, you should try to find a trainer that is very successful that will help you learn and establish yourself. After all that is how doctors do it today. many of them buy out another doctors practice. Good luck and, let me know if you have any other questions, I would be happy to help. I like testing my business skills and, knowledge. It keeps me up to date with todays world. Brian Rozzi