Fitness Education Logo

Travis: My Story

June 29, 2017
2 minute read

Hi guys! It's Travis here today. As you may or may not know, I come from an education and PT background. I'm a qualified primary school teacher and Personal Trainer. You might wonder how those 2 worlds coexist and the answer is very simple, I just love teaching, whether it's maths, physical activity and healthy life choices to kids or adults the same.

As a personal trainer I started out with one on one sessions, working at a gym, them moving to the world of Bootcamp training which was way different and more challenging than I thought when I first started. I love functional training so much as well, and from the very beginning I knew I wanted to incorporate that to my Bootcamp as much as possible. Some Personal Trainers feel that participants won't appreciate it or even be able to master the technique and they also fear injuries, people quitting Bootcamp or simply getting bored with the typical circuit training. I made this my personal life pursue, to develop techniques and shortcuts on how to teach functional training to beginners like powerbags, medballs, kettlebells, resistance bands, suspension trainers, battleropes, etc. I realized that knowing how to do it yourself is not enough, you need to master the art of teaching as much as the exercise itself with progression and regressions to cater for all participants in your sessions.

I also needed my CECs to renew my accreditation and I did what most trainers do, including my good mate and colleague Mr. Jono himself, take 2 days off work, spend a lot of money and spend a whole day or 2 not doing or learning much. The teacher in me was dying and urging me to take action. I felt the need to give Personal Trainers more value for the courses we pay for. The need to change the mentality of spending money to investing money and learning.

I would have paid a lot of money 10 years ago when I was starting out to get and apply all the information we have acquired over the years. Jono and I combined forces and we put into practice what we have learnt over the years and our Bootcamp skyrocketed. We started making more money than we thought possible, participants loved functional training and even got their own equipment and keep wanting more and more today.

With Jono we're passionate about what we do, the courses we produce and the tremendous contribution we've done to our community. If you wish to get ahead and learn step by step how to run the number 1 Bootcamp, check out this incredible program that we have put together for you here.

It's a program like nothing else out there... It's tailored to anyone that wants to make Bootcamp their thing and have that as their number 1 source of income... We work with you step by step for 12 weeks to help you grow your Bootcamp and you get access to everything we've learnt in our Bootcamp journey!

Blue Side BG

Fitness Education Online are one of the leading providers in the world when it comes to the professional development of Personal Trainers. We have over 30 registered AUSactive CEC courses.  Click here to check them out!

 

About The Author: Travis Mattern
Co-founder and Director at Fitness Education Online

Travis is the co founder and director at Fitness Education Online. Fitness Education Online are one of the leading organisations in the world when it comes to providing CEC courses for Personal Trainers. Check out their website below to see their range of Fitness Australia registered courses.

Follow & Connect

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Post
How difficult is a Personal Trainer Course?
Everything Cortisol
How to become a Personal Trainer
Everything Oestrogen: Essential Knowledge for Fitness Professionals
Supporting Clients with Endometriosis: Insights and Strategies for Fitness Professionals
The Fitness Pro's Guide to Embracing Period Dysfunction: Why It's a Game Changer
The Hidden Key to Optimising Your Client's Fitness: Tracking the Menstrual Cycle
The PCOS Advantage: A Game-Changing Guide for Fitness
How Long Does a Cert 4 in Fitness Take 
What is the difference between Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness
Osteoporosis: How Diet, Exercise And Lifestyle Can Help Fight Osteoporosis
ANZAC Day Workout
Do you need a Cert III in Fitness before a Cert IV?
How Much Do Personal Trainers Make
How to become a Personal Trainer in Australia
Fitness Registration Bodies in Australia
Fitness Expo 2023
Personal Trainer Cancellation Policy
Adult Exercise Pre Screening Tool
How long does a Cert 3 in Fitness take?
Boxing Bag Workout: The “10, 2, 2”
12 Days of Christmas Workout
Functional Training Circuit for Small Group Training and Bootcamp
Fitness Games for Bootcamp: The “1, 2, 3” Game
Boxing Partner Workout
Boxing Drills using a Resistance Band
Boxing Workout for Bootcamp – “The EMOM”
Is exercise alone enough to lose a significant amount of weight without changing other lifestyle factors?
Boxing Workout for Bootcamp: The “Power / Speed” Drill
Personal Trainer Success Story: Karla on Online learning
Personal Trainer Success Story: Terry “Go for it regardless of your age"
Boxing Drills for Bootcamp: The “4 Combo’s: 4 uppercuts”
Personal Trainer Success Story: Jane Juggling a career and family life
Kickboxing Drills for Bootcamp: “3 Body Rips, 3 Roundhouse Kicks”
Boxing Circuit Workout Ideas: The Agility Ladder Interval Drill
Kickboxing for Bootcamp and Group Fitness: Should I use “Thai Pads” or a “Kick Shield”
Bariatrics 101
What Does Cert 3 In Fitness Allow You To Do ?
How to raise your rates as Personal Trainer
Mastering your day to maximize your efficiency as a Rent Based PT in 2022
Supporting the Bigger Client
Boxing Workout for Bootcamp 15, 30, 45, 60
Boxing Workout Ideas for Bootcamp: “The 2-10’s”
How To Structure a Boxing Workout for Bootcamp
“Exercise Considerations for the Bigger Client”… Health and fitness at any size
Should Women Stop Lifting Heavy Weights During Menopause?
Boxing Circuit Workout Ideas: The “Punch, Run, Bodyweight”
Boxing Courses for Personal Trainers: Should you do one?
How to Become a Highly Profitable Rent based Personal Trainer in 2022!
One Arm Kettlebell Row: 5 of The Best Variations Available
To weigh or not to weigh? Should Trainers Ditch The Scales Once and For All?
5 Questions every Fitness Professional should be asking their female clients... (especially when aged 37+)
How to run a 30 Day Plank Challenge… Sub30 Style!
How to Help Female Clients Work With Their Hormones
10 Steps To Launch Your Fitness Coaching Business Online
Ep 181: She was told she would be in a wheelchair by the age of 21, now a Personal Trainer
Ep 179: What it takes to become a World Champion in sport and business with Guy Leech
Ep 161: Training Clients With Parkinsons with Jaye Elizabeth Cartwright
1 2 3 185

Want to hear about our latest post, podcast, and bootcamp idea?

Copyright 2022 Fitness Education Online All Rights Reserved
|
Google Rating
5.0
Based on 281 reviews
js_loader