All posts by Julie Freeman

Why and how to do Yoga - offpeaks

Why and How To Start Doing Yoga Today

Yoga has long been practiced in the East as a spiritual and physically redemptive practice. Whilst yoga comes in many forms with wonderful names, ashtanga, vinyasa, kundalini, hatha, raja, the process

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Sports Instructor: Sole Trader or Limited Company?

At some point in your journey as an independent sports instructor, you’ll be standing at the Sole Trader or Limited Company crossroad. Sole Traders have few administrative requirements and can be

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3 Ways You Can Engage With Your Audience Offline - Sports Instructors

Sports Instructors – 3 Ways You Can Engage With Your Audience Offline

The internet has had an incredible transformative effect on how we live our lives. It has changed how people socialise, have fun, work and solve problems. It has changed how you do business. But there

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For Sports Instructors - Pitching Your Sport To Other Sports

Pitch Your Sport To Other Sports

It is often said that ‘variety is the spice of life’. Many athletes find that doing a range of different activities not only keeps them interested but improves performance and helps prevent injury.

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Sports Instructors - How To Feature Your Clients Stories In Your Content Strategy

How To Feature Client Stories In Your Content Strategy

On this blog, we have so far published several articles on how to establish your digital profile, create your brand and manage your social media channels. We’ve also discussed where you can start with

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Sports Instructors - Top 3 Copywriting Tips

Top 3 Copywriting Tips for Sports Instructors with Content Checklist

OK so you’re up and running, social media ready. But before pressing send and bombarding your audience with tips, teasers and tweets, there are a few things you should check. The first is to consider

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How To Get Testimonials for your Sports Instructor Business

How To Get Testimonials for Your Sports Instructor Business

Following on from our recent article about the value of testimonials and reviews for sports instructors, today we’ll have a look at different ways you can ask for a testimonial. However, before we dive

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Accounting for Sports Instructors

Balancing the books: accounting for sports instructors

Before we jump straight into accounting for sports instructors: Do you remember how it felt to earn your first money? Remember the thrill of someone paying you for your hard-earned skills? And remember,

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Top 5 Yoga Poses to Help You Start Your Day - Lexi Elven

Top 5 Yoga Poses To Start Your Day

I’ve been practising yoga since 2003. As you can see from the picture below on the right, I'm currently rather pregnant so my practice (and teaching!) has had to evolve and adapt with my changing body.

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Marketing for Sports Instructors - Creating A Persona

Sports Instructors – Who is your target client? 

It goes without saying that when it comes to finding a new client, the person most likely to buy from you will be a perfect fit for what you do. The question is: how do you find that person? One of the

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Learn from the best - Yoga Instructor Social Media Tips - inspire

Learn From The Best: Social Media Tips for Yoga Instructors

It might sound like a dedicated social media channel as a platform to advertise your practice, doesn’t sound like the type of activity a spiritual practitioner would get involved in. But increasingly,

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Sports Instructors - How To Get The Branding Right

Sports Instructors: How To Get Your Branding Right

It is true that you never have a second chance to make a first impression. In this article we’ll therefore look at why branding matters and how everything that you do as the person behind an independent

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Top 13 Fitness Motivational Quotes To Inspire You and Your Clients

Top 13 Fitness Motivational Quotes To Inspire You and Your Clients

How do you motivate yourself and how do you motivate your clients? Motivation is one of the biggest obstacles when it comes to exercise and also life overall. It’s in our nature to try to avoid pain

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E-bootcamp sport instructor business branding

Get your Sports Business Branding Right

It is true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. As an independent sports instructor, even if it’s just you, you must think about “you as a brand“. Getting

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E-bootcamp sport instructor business online social presence

Sports Instructors: Audit and Reboot your Online Presence

Have you been using social media for a while? Now is the time to use our Online Audit Checklist to audit your social media presence and make sure you clean up for 2017. Read on for: Free tools to audit

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E-bootcamp sport instructor business exposure

Get more Exposure for your Sports Business

One of the great challenges facing independent sports businesses is getting their brand in front of customers. This is true whether you are an independent personal trainer or a gym owner with employees. In

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E-bootcamp sport instructor business testimonials reviews

Get sports clients testimonials – and use them well

Nothing is more powerful for an independent sports business than word of mouth. So having clients tell potential customers about what you do is hugely valuable. This article is designed to help independent

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E-bootcamp sport instructor business collaboration partnership

Elevate your Business with Collaboration

As Vanilla Ice famously rapped in his break-through hit Ice Ice Baby “All right stop, collaborate and listen. Ice is back with my brand new invention”. We’re not sure how much that applies to the

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Marketing books for sports instructors

Three Marketing Books Every Sports Instructor Should Read

Looking to grow your Sports Instructor business? Here’s a list of 3 books that would totally help you do that with advice, inspiration and tips.

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Facebook boosts for sports instructors

More Engagement on Facebook with Post Boost

So, you have a Facebook business page for your personal training, yoga or sports business, but things are a bit slow? You can get more engagement on Facebook with Post Boost, and we’ll show you

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How to start or find instructor for trail running fast packing offpeaks

Why don’t we try… Fastpacking?

Do you like hiking? Do you enjoy running? Then you should LOVE fastpacking. I discovered this sport by accident, while hiking my way around the Mont-Blanc in France on my honeymoon (I know…). Due

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