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30 Mar 2014

Libby Babet Because her clients were meeting her at parks, there was no overheads and Babet only had to spend $2000 on equipment, a website and a handful of customised T-shirts to get the company off the ground. Two years later she launched Agoga with a $150,000 outlay to lease a gym and buy equipment. While studying personal training, Babet was told that only 10 per cent of her classmates would remain in the industry after one year. People burn out quickly in personal training, she says. You need to have an almost hyperactive personality to maintain the hours and to be pumping people up continuously. Research shows the personal training industry has enjoyed impressive revenue growth thanks to Australia's love of fitness and healthy disposable incomes. The industry has grown 5.3 per cent in the past five years, according to a 2012 IBISWorld research paper by Craig Shulman.

So you want to be a personal trainer?

Libby Babet Babet runs two fitness companies: women's outdoor personal training Bottoms Up and Agoga gym. Bottoms Up, Babet's first venture into the fitness industry, was a low-cost set-up. Because her clients were meeting her at parks, there was no overheads and Babet only had to spend $2000 on equipment, a website and a handful of customised T-shirts to get the company off the ground. Two years later she launched Agoga with a $150,000 outlay to lease a gym and buy equipment. While studying personal training, Babet was told that only 10 per cent of her classmates would remain in the industry after one year. People burn out quickly in personal training, she says. You need to have an almost hyperactive personality to maintain the hours and to be pumping people up continuously. Research shows the personal training industry has enjoyed impressive revenue growth thanks to Australia's love of fitness and healthy disposable incomes. The industry has grown 5.3 per cent in the past five years, according to a 2012 IBISWorld research paper by Craig Shulman.

Personal, Professional Development Training Center Selects Top Instructors

/ Submitted Filed Under News ADVERTISEMENT Four members of the Southern Door FFA attended the 212 Degrees and EDGE Leadership Conferences at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Stevens Point on March 21-22. More than 400 members and their advisers from around the state of Wisconsin participated in these national leadership conferences. The 212 Degrees Conference is a two-day personal development seminar designed for high school freshman and sophomores involved in the FFA organization. 212 Degrees, taking its name from the temperature at which water boils, focused on taking students to the boiling point of leadership. At 211 degrees water is extremely hot, but just one more degree gets us to the next level. These conferences focused on student development. Students were challenged to push the limits. Themes for this conference included: Virtues and Growth.

Southern Door FFA goes to leadership conferences

During his off-time he is pursuing his bachelor's degree in business information systems and volunteers at a local elementary school helping students improve their reading skills. "Education and training are extremely important to our Sailors here at CPPD," said Cmdr. Scott Howell, director, CPPD Region West. "Chief Broussard displays an extraordinary ability to adapt to every task and is committed to the growth of Sailors and achieving mission accomplishment. "It is an extreme honor to see those you have taught in the past, come up to you and thank you for helping them or giving them the courage to be an instructor," Broussard said. The selectees will now go on to compete against selectees from other learning centers to be named Naval Education and Training http://www.slideshare.net/psiseminars1 Command's IOY. For more information about the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD), visit: https://www.netc.navy.mil/centers/cppd/ For more information about the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), visit: https://www.netc.navy.mil/ For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnet/.



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