www.maspirit.com.au @mastaekwondo We spoke to Vince Messina from Martial Arts Spirit (@mastaekwondo, www.maspirt.com.au), to find out how their dojo’s are doing now, how they adapted to covid-19 and how the hell do we find our way out of this mess? WHY DO ONLINE MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING? Early on during COVID-19 lockdowns, as people came to realise they could no longer workout or train in their gyms, clubs and dojos, a lot of media focus was placed on high profile gym chains. However the humble dojo didn’t get much love during this time, suffering from the same swift shutdowns, but without...
Follow these simple tips to SAFELY OPEN YOUR GYM TO MEMBERS AGAIN You are going to need to know precisely how large your gym floorspace is Whilst there will be a lot of uncertainty moving from Stage 1 to Stage 2 of the opening up of the economy, the good news is we now have a rough timeline for gyms to reopen. We know some have setup at home while their gym was forced to close, but there is still a lot to miss about being in the gym. The range of equipment, the friendly faces, the atmosphere, the extremely...
So you’ve setup a home gym... How to clean and maintain your training sanctuary AVOID USING HARSH CHEMICALS. REGULAR GENTLE CLEANING IS IMPORTANT GENERAL HOME GYM EQUIPMENT CARE ADVICE So you’ve pulled the trigger on that home gym purchase. You’ve taken delivery, setup your gear just the way you like it, and shared your setup on Instagram (C’mon we know you did, you tagged us on Instagram ) Now you are setup to train and have a new routine, maintenance of your setup should become part of a weekly routine. The simplest, and most important task (especially during COVID-19) is...
HOW TO ADAPT TO ONLINE TRAINING WITH YOUR MEMBERS gyms, studios, dojos, personal trainers, and the WIDER sports and fitness industry Overnight, gyms and clubs were told to close doors, and thousands of small business owners and their employees were out of work Mitch Davis, Owner of CrossFit Kirrawee (@crossfitkirrawee) spoke with us about the moment they heard the news they would need to close, how they have adapted, and what their member response has been. On March 23rd, 2020 just over 1 week ago, the Australian government announced the first round of a wave of social distancing and business...
With gym membership fees on the rise, and health, safety and proper maintenance being a concern - have you considered configuring your own home gym? You need less space then you think, and a simple, effective home gym is less expensive then you probably think! The key is to focus on versatile, quality equipment. A 2018 study showed the average yearly gym membership was nearly $1200 - and 27% of those people were using their membership less then 1 time per week, and some less then 1 time per month. Thats a per visit cost of $144! Studies show even...
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