Taking the leap from personal fitness instructor to health club manager - Do you have what it takes?
So, you have become a fitness professional, and you have made headway into the industry. You have established yourself as a competent and professional instructor and have a large range of clients. Still, maybe you are not completely satisfied or maybe you want to develop further and seek promotion? Maybe you want to progress to the next level and develop your own set of skills? What better way to do this than by becoming a Health Club Manager? Fitness establishment management requires a great deal of skill, dedication and hard work. For those who want to take the next step, this can often be the perfect natural career progression and offer a whole new level of opportunity.
ASFA® offers a Health Club Management certification that is one of the best ways to begin your new career path and seek promotion. This qualification will teach you what you need to know about managing a fitness establishment. You will learn about staffing, scheduling, hiring, maintenance, purchasing and other general aspects that are involved. There are many different skills and roles you will be required to have to be a successful manager and this certification is a great way to learn them. Once certified, you can be confident that you have a firm understanding of how a health club operates, and what it takes to take the reins.
This ASFA® certification is particularly useful as you can study at home while still performing your personal fitness instruction during the day. As it is based online, there is no need to travel to a test center, and you can complete the examination in a stress-free environment that you are comfortable with. Furthermore, the knowledge that you learn will have real application and will benefit you as an aspiring manager. As a form of career advancement, becoming a gym manager is one of the most legitimate opportunities available.
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