Drummond Education Newsletter – November Business Corner

Posted on November 27, 2019

5 Tips to help Personal Trainers survive their first few months in business. Qualifying and stepping into the world of business is an exciting time for you as a Personal Trainer. You might be the most enthusiastic and motivated PT around, knowing every inch of the gym environment but it’s also important to take stock…

A Taste of the Industry; Using Design to Drive Digital Fitness Solutions

Posted on October 11, 2019

Placement student, Nirav Ganju-Cass talks what he’s learnt from his time with Fisikal What were you hoping for from a placement? A variety of work was important to me. Over the course of my degree, I’ve worked on a very diverse range of projects, encompassing a wide range of design and engineering disciplines, but choosing…

Northern Gym of the Year is not standing still!

Posted on October 7, 2019

Body Design FIT, Pontefract, was recognised as Northern Gym of the Year in this Winter’s National Fitness Awards. The gym, which has been open since 2011, is run by owner Simon Longstaff who has more than 25 years personal training under his belt. This was the second win and fifth nomination the gym had received…

Fisikal develops new “easy start” business management solution for Studios and Personal Trainers

Posted on September 17, 2019

Fisikal has launched the company’s first self-activating digital business solution, ideal for personal trainers and studio operators. The new solution enables even the most unsavvy technophobe to introduce a complete digital business management solution within a couple of hours and without the need for any physical intervention from a third party. “Our new offer couples…

Sourcing fresh ideas for the Fitness Industry

Posted on September 16, 2019

Emma Excell talks about tapping into the talent from Imperial College London to breathe fresh ideas into fitness: Why have you chosen to employ placement students from Imperial College London to support the development of Fisikal?  This was really by chance – Rob and I are Scout Leaders and as part of the Scouts communications…

Are your Online Payments Secure and Compliant?

Posted on September 13, 2019

As of Saturday 14th September 2019, EU legislation requiring Secure Customer Authentication (SCA) for client-initiated credit card purchases will come into effect. While there is a phase-in period for banks to raise their standards to new requirements, it is expected that the larger banks will begin requiring additional authentication steps from the 14th. This extra…

Fisikal creates online booking success in the Middle East.

Posted on September 9, 2019

MyFitnessFirst Powered by Fisikal

In 2017, Fitness First Middle East identified a need to take group exercise and Personal Training online to improve and enhance existing member experience and create more efficient process for class and PT bookings.  Build started on a custom-branded solution in December that year, which evolved to include online services for personal training too. In…

Escape Launches “Go Coach” Workout Videos on demand for the gym floor with Fisikal.

Posted on July 5, 2019

Escape Fitness and Fisikal first started working together more than ten years ago and this spring, the two companies launch their latest collaboration in fitness tech innovation: Escape’s GO COACH app for fitness professionals. Here Escape Co-Founder Matt Januszek talks about how they got here and what to expect. “I’ve known Rob for many years,…

Diego Lorenzo explains how he manages his fitness business with Fisikal

Posted on June 14, 2019

Diego Lorenzo is a personal trainer in Chelsea, London. A PT for five years, he has coached City CEOs, to new mums and teenagers in the heart of west London. 18 months ago Diego opened his own studio on the Fulham Road specialising in lifestyle improvement and mindset change, fat loss and pre- and post- natal programming….