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5 Ways Apple Pay Will Benefit Your Clients

5 Ways Apple Pay Will Benefit Your Clients

Financial

Apple Pay is a contactless payment method built into Apple devices and is designed to replace the need for physical credit and debit cards. Here are 5 reasons as to why you should allow clients to use Apple Pay at your sports and fitness business and give clients the best experience when making transactions with […]

4 Steps to Effective Sports & Fitness Facebook Advertising

4 Steps to Effective Sports & Fitness Facebook Advertising

Marketing

Social media has made it easier for marketers and businesses to reach potential customers on many ways, but Facebook Advertising continues to be one of the biggest attractions. Sports & fitness Facebook advertising can be an invaluable tool for your business, especially since the size your potential audience is very significant. Plus, one of every […]

The Importance of Incident Reports in Sports and Fitness

The Importance of Incident Reports in Sports and Fitness

Sports Business Management

Incidents and injuries happen in sports and fitness, and it’s important to have procedures in place for your employees to follow when situations arise. Having structured response guidelines allows your business to standardize the reaction to all incidents and maintain a high-level response related to customer safety.

PODCAST EPISODE 46: FORCE Basketball

PODCAST EPISODE 46: FORCE Basketball

Podcast

Randy Orisma and Stephen Schwarz from FORCE Basketball (NYC) join the Upper Hand Sports Pod. Powered by SuperMe Performance, FORCE Basketball benefits from the guidance and expertise of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program specifically tailored to youth basketball athletes by certified trainers, improving overall athleticism and reducing the likelihood of injury.

Leveraging Technology to Become a Better Coach

Leveraging Technology to Become a Better Coach

Coaching Tips

Technology continues to revolutionize every aspect of our daily lives and has bled its way into the sports industry — especially for coaches and trainers. Fortunately, the integration of technology provides a new lens on the advancement of coaching while greatly impacting the job from virtually every angle. This makes it imperative for coaches to […]

How Youth Sports Build Character

How Youth Sports Build Character

Coaching Tips

Youth sports have and will continue to play a huge role in the development of character traits like leadership, work ethic, being disciplined, and more. Giving kids an effective foundation for growth and development for future roles in adulthood is something that can be taught in youth sports.

Coordinate Staff with Facility Scheduling Software

Coordinate Staff with Facility Scheduling Software

Facility Management

Do you ever feel like you’re wasting time on back-end management like staffing schedules? Are you able to avoid conflicts and confusion when it comes to who is running what training and when? If you’ve been in business for a while, perhaps coordinating staff schedules at your sports and fitness facility comes down to writing […]

How to Create a Sports and Fitness Logo

How to Create a Sports and Fitness Logo

Branding

As a graphic designer, my work has given me a deep understanding and appreciation for how important it is for sports & fitness businesses to have strong branding. To illustrate the steps which will guide you through designing a great logo, I’ve created an NBA logo for a new team called the Las Vegas Dealers […]

6 Advantages of Mobile Responsive Sports Camp Registration

6 Advantages of Mobile Responsive Sports Camp Registration

Registrations & Events

An online and mobile registration for your sports camp make life easier not only for your clients, but for you and your staff as well. Moving your process online offers distinct benefits which a paper registration simply cannot compete. Here are 6 reasons why going mobile is a must for your next sports camp registration!