If you are reading this, you know I am big into injuries.
That is my thing.
That is what I see, live, breath and overcome.
Sometimes I think I am a little crazy to be focused on this.
I wanted to get a reality check about this injury thing, I thought I would walk up to Tom Plummer and ask him about injuries.
Since I have presented at number of fitness conferences, I know that presenters are easily reachable. I know I love it when people come up and ask me questions.
I had been sitting in the audience for 6.3 hours and I have been listening to his recommendations when it comes to what fitness clubs should be doing and highlighting what fitness clubs are doing wrong.
As I walked up, I was not sure of what to expect. Tom is a blunt guy. It you are wrong or suck, he will let you know.
I thought he would say it is a crazy idea and I was wasting my time.
I waited my turn and asked.
Here goes my question:
“Tom, I don’t do group training or training in a club. I do one-on-one training focusing on people with injuries. Do you think I am crazy for being in this niche and is there a future in this niche?”
What Tom Plummer had to Say about Training Clients with Injuries
“You are ahead of your time.
Injuries will be a big trend in the future.
We will see this in 3 to 5 years.
I was talking to ACE Fitness about this.
It will be important for fitness centres and professionals to be able to address special populations.”
Then he gave me a pat on the shoulder and said I was in a good niche.
That was cool.
I am not crazy.
I might be onto something.
Are you ahead of your time?
Rick Kaselj, MS