Athlete Waiver template
Creating a Sports and Fitness Waiver Form

One very important aspect of your sports and fitness business is a well executed client/athlete waiver. This will help protect you from any liabilities due to injuries during classes or training, or other unforeseen circumstances. In addition, a sports waiver

Fitness staff empowerment
Key Lessons for Sports & Fitness Staff Empowe...

Sports and fitness staff empowerment is critical to help your business retain capable and committed employees. Focus on training them to become independent and trusting them to make informed decisions, allowing them to grow and develop in their roles, and

Health and Fitness Trends 2020
3 Health and Fitness Trends to Expect in 2020

The new year is here, and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released its top fitness trends to help guide health and fitness businesses for 2020. As a business serving this industry, we wanted to give an in-depth

Fitness software for billing and studio management
5 Signs it’s Time to Switch Fitness Software...

For owners and operators of fitness studios, clubs, and gyms, having a flexible fitness software to manage daily operations is imperative to driving growth. A great gym and fitness management software should relieve you of tedious administrative work and provide

Two baseball businesses grew revenue with Upper Hand
How Two Businesses Leveraged Upper Hand to Increas...

In an ideal world, the majority of time spent operating a sports training business would be on developing clients. Unfortunately this scenario rarely represents real life, and many business owners find themselves spending most of their time doing admin work.

Washington Nationals World Series Champs
4 Highlights from the 2019 World Series

It has been a week since the Washington Nationals captured their first-ever World Series title, defeating the Houston Astros in seven games. After the initial onslaught of reactions, we took some time to highlight key takeaways from the Nationals historic,

How to Effectively Leverage Mobile Apps for Event ...

Event technology has dramatically improved the overall attendee experience by simplifying registration and driving engagement. According to a recent report, nearly 50 percent of all event attendees adopt a mobile app and perform 34 engagements on average with it throughout

sports and fitness tech
Q+A with Todd Linden: The Future of Fitness and Sp...

"I believe the sports and fitness world will continue to evolve from a technology perspective. Virtual training programs, social media driven “gamification” and the overall proliferation of the space will be driven by financial technology and integrated payments."

Upper Hand Software
Todd Linden Joins Upper Hand’s Board of Dire...

One of the industry’s most influential and experienced figures in the acquiring business and a leader in payments technology, Linden formerly served as the CEO of Paysafe Payment Processing for North America. Prior to that, he served as the President

Upper Hand Client Experience
3 Ways Upper Hand Elevates Client Experience

Success begins and ends with customer experience. No matter how great your service or product, it's all for naught if the customer does not truly enjoy their time engaged with your sports or fitness business. Nearly every interaction existing and