The Importance of the Initial Interview—Establishing Credibility Quickly with a New Potential Client

by Robert C. Linkul, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RCPT*D, FNSCA
Personal Training Quarterly October 2014
Vol 2, Issue 4

Share:

The initial interview is the starting point for the client-trainer relationship and sets the tone for the emotional connection and the development of trust and value for a long-lasting professional relationship.

Read the full article


Become a Member Login

This article originally appeared in Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ)—a quarterly publication for NSCA Members designed specifically for the personal trainer. Discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue. Read more articles from PTQ »

Share:

References

1. Evetovich, TK, and Hinnerichs, KR. Client consultation and health appraisal. In: Coburn, JW, and Malek, MH (Eds.) NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 147-151, 2012.

2. Linkul, R. Developing trust and value for personal trainers. Performance Training Journal 12(1): 7-9, 2011.  

 

Photo of Robert C. Linkul, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RCPT*D, FNSCA,
About the author

Robert C. Linkul, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RCPT*D, FNSCA,

Contact Robert Linkul

Contact Robert Linkul

Your first name is required.
Your last name is required.
Your email is required.
Your message is required.
Your reCaptcha is required.

Your email was successfully sent to Robert Linkul

Robert Linkul is the National Strength and Conditioning Associations (NSCA) 2012 Personal Trainer of the Year and is a volunteer with the NSCA as thei...

View full biography
#everyonestronger #everyonestronger

has been added to your shopping cart!

Continue Shopping Checkout Now