JBT: Episode 132 Teaching vs Coaching
Our clients are not in the gym to listen to lectures about movement. They are there to work out and move. Teaching is equivalent to lecturing and coaching is the equivalent to the athlete doing and the coach correcting.
JBT: Episode 131 Don’t Punish Athletes for Being Late
Don't be high and mighty. You have no idea what kind of day your clients are having and the only thing we should do is welcome them to the box.
JBT: Episode 130 Don’t Punish Athletes for Being Late
Our job is to make the class the best hour of the athlete's day. If they are late just welcome them in and if they are late enough that it effects the coaching you can provide then they should wait until the next class.
JBT: Episode 129 Let Your Members Have Fun
Most people show up to the gym to get away from the world and hang with their friends. Remember when you were in high school and couldn't wait to hang out with your friends. Don't take that away.
JBT: Episode 129 What Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Gym
There are some black and white questions that anyone would want to know the answers too regardless of what business you are in. These are the questions I found useful
JBT: Episode 128 Why It’s Easier to Coach When Athletes Move on Command
When teaching large groups there are ways to make your life harder and easier. You can set yourself up for failure if you just tell everyone to "do some reps".
JBT: Episode 127 Gym Expansion Follow Up
Here is a follow up to some previous videos with regard to expanding your gym and some tactical things you can put in place to ensure you are making a sound decision and keep your business healthy.
JBT: Episode 126 Test Rounds for WODs
Doing a mini round or a test round prior to "3,2,1 GO!" can be a great way to make sure that people are scaled correctly and the WOD is going to go down as you intended it to. This also gives people a chance to give it a test drive…
JBT: Episode 125 Member Testimonials
We have incredible stories in our gyms. It's our responsibility to tell those stories.
JBT: Episode 124 How to Manage Intensity
Intensity is important because it is how we get results, regardless of what we are looking for. In order to properly manage intensity we have to understand mechanics first.