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18 Jan 2021 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
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Focus Training
Focus Training is the premier provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer and fitness instructor courses to the fitness industry. They offer courses in:

• Personal Trainer – full/part time options
• Gym Instructor – full/part time options
• Sports Massage
• Exercise to Music
• Exercise Referral
• Obesity & Diabete
• Lower Back Pain
• Outdoor Fitness Coach
• Tutor and Assessor Courses
• Kids Fitness Instructor
• Ante and Post Natal Fitness
• Strength & Conditioning
• CPD Workshops

Rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, Focus Training support students in working at their own pace to complete their qualification through a combination of tutor-supported home study and workshop attendance at locations across the UK. Fast track courses are available in London and at their Manchester Training Centre where you can qualify as a Personal Trainer with four weeks of full time study.


Address
5 Canon Court, Institute
Street, Bolton, Lancashire
BL1 1PZ UK


Telephone
0800 999 6664
(Please mention -kit.net)

Website
www.focus-training.com
Focus Training news

05 Aug 2010
A fresh approach to CPD from Focus Training

Focus Training, the UK's premier provider of training for fitness professionals, has announced the launch of its new and diverse range of one-day CPD workshops.
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  A fresh approach to CPD from Focus Training
07 Oct 2009
Focus Training excel in health check

In a recent Ofsted inspection Focus Training, the UK's leading training provider for the fitness industry, was classed as 'outstanding', receiving the highest possible commendation for both its 'quality of provision' and 'capacity to improve'.
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  Focus Training excel in health check

Focus Training features

Editor's letter
We’ve stepped off the path this month to bring you a special 2020 review edition of HCM and to propose emerging priorities going forward, as we gird our loins to tackle 2021

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Supplier showcase
Egym is working with operators of gyms and physiotherapy businesses, enabling them to respond to an increasing demand for wellbeing services. We find out more about how it works

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Supplier showcase
Virtuagym is enabling operators large and boutique around the world to build successful hybrid offerings. This case study of Thebodycontent in Dublin gives insights

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Promotion
Lead, Inform, Inspire. It’s been quite a year for ISPA, with its firm commitment to supporting members through the pandemic, as president, Lynne McNees explains

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Research
Just 10 minutes of massage or rest can reduce stress say German scientists

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Research
A new study is the first to define and put a value on the global mental wellness industry – estimating it to be worth US$121bn. But what does this mean for spas?

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Event review
This year’s Global Wellness Summit saw two US surgeon generals, leading spa stakeholders and wellness professionals look towards the role they have to play following the global pandemic. Spa Business magazine gives its highlights

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Interview
Ensana’s chair tells Spa Business magazine about its landmark development, Buxton Crescent, one of the only genuine spa hotels in the UK

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Ask an expert
What will it take to make politicians realise the value of spas? Spa Business magazine asks those in government and others who’ve made inroads

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Interview
Chiva-Som’s CEO talks to Spa Business magazine about guiding the destination spa through COVID-19 and its first contract management project in Qatar

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Fitness First launches free workout hub called FitX Player   15 Jan 2021

Fitness First has launched a new free digital fitness hub, offering users a wide range of virtual classes and training sessions. Called FitX .... more>>
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Phoenicia Malta unveils refreshing light-filled spa with suspended treatment rooms   15 Jan 2021

Luxury five-star hotel The Phoenicia Malta has been upgraded with a 1,200sq m new Deep Nature Spa in the heart of Valletta, in Malta. The Phoenicia .... more>>
Gym Group brings in Wais Shaifta and Rio Ferdinand as non-execs and eyes expansion
Gym Group brings in Wais Shaifta and Rio Ferdinand as non-execs and eyes expansion   15 Jan 2021

The Gym Group has brought in Rio Ferdinand and Wais Shaifta as non-executive directors, signalling a broadening of its remit, new horizons and an .... more>>
Battle hots up for fitness industry events as IHRSA partners with Ralph Scholz for European launch
Battle hots up for fitness industry events as IHRSA partners with Ralph Scholz for European launch   14 Jan 2021

As the global vaccine rollout brings reopening closer and heralds the end of lockdowns, jostling is beginning for the resumption of live fitness .... more>>
ISPA replaces 2021 Conference & Expo with virtual event to inform and inspire
ISPA replaces 2021 Conference & Expo with virtual event to inform and inspire   14 Jan 2021

The International Spa Association (ISPA) has decided to cancel its upcoming ISPA Conference & Expo in May, due to the ongoing global pandemic. .... more>>
COVID-19: majority of children now fail to meet recommended exercise levels
COVID-19: majority of children now fail to meet recommended exercise levels   14 Jan 2021

Less than half (44.9 per cent) of children and young people in England met the recommended levels for exercise (60 minutes or more a day) during .... more>>
70 per cent of UK adults 'want to get healthy' in 2021 – another reason for gyms to reopen
70 per cent of UK adults 'want to get healthy' in 2021 – another reason for gyms to reopen   13 Jan 2021

An England-wide survey of over 5,000 adults found that 80 per cent of people aged over 18 have made the decision to change their lifestyle in 2021. .... more>>
Ritz-Carlton Reserve opens with luxury spa at Japanese alpine ski resort
Ritz-Carlton Reserve opens with luxury spa at Japanese alpine ski resort   13 Jan 2021

The Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio has expanded, with the opening of a premium all-season alpine resort at one of Japan's top winter sports .... more>>
Fitness sector represented at Parliamentary Committee – calls for plan to deliver pandemic recovery
Fitness sector represented at Parliamentary Committee – calls for plan to deliver pandemic recovery   12 Jan 2021

The government needs to provide the fitness and physical activity sector with a plan which will not only provide immediate, essential measures to .... more>>
Countryside retreats triumph in Spas of America's top 100 US spas of 2020
Countryside retreats triumph in Spas of America's top 100 US spas of 2020   14 Jan 2021

While North Americans haven’t been able to travel as much as they would usually, it hasn’t stopped them from looking, according to Spas of America’s .... more>>
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