NFPT Live: Navigating the First Personal Training Session with a New Client – Ep 10

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Your first session with a new client determines whether or not there is a second session. It can be stressful and feel like a lot of pressure trying to meet the expectations of someone you don’t know. Ultimately it’ll either be a good fit or it won’t and it’s ok if it’s not. It’s still important to put your best face forward and have a plan in place so that starting with a new client is smooth and stress-free for you (and them).

In this episode we talk about:

*What to do before the first session so that time is maximized.
*Possible first session package ideas to stretch out the potential for results.
*What a first session might include, the possible layout.
*Using fitness assessments and how they fit in (or don’t).
*Why some clients don’t come back again even if you did your best.

Some of our viewers said:

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”- Alexander Graham Bell

So, true Erin. It’s okay to lose a client.

NFPT Live Episode #10


 

Next Week: Episode #11 – The Key to Personal Training Client Retention

 

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About the Author:

Beverly Hosford, MA teaches anatomy and body awareness using a unique method that involves a skeleton named Andy, balloons, play-doh, ribbons, guided visualizations, and corrective exercises. She is an instructor, author, the NFPT blog editor, and a business coach for fitness professionals. Learn more about how to align your business with her coaching guide, Fitness Career Freedom and your body with her Fundamentals of Anatomy Course.