Alexis Batrakoulis, Personal Training Education Director of GRAFTS and EuropeActive Professional Standards Committee Member, participated as a presenter in the 2017 International Standards Meeting (ISM) organized by EuropeActive in Rome on 23-24 November.
The International Standards Meeting (ISM) is held annualy since 2010 in a European capital with the aim of bringing together top experts from the Fitness sector in order to discuss VET standards, certification and ways to improve the educational process, and has become an important event for the Fitness industry both at the European and global level.
Batrakoulis' presentation focused this year on the possibilities of growing the Fitness market through highly specialized certification programs designed to educate the new generation of Exercise professionals. He stressed that Personal Trainers should be able to respond to the individual needs of customers both in terms of technical knowledge and in terms of the ability to inspire their customers to change their habits and improve their standard of living through Exercise.
Watch his interview, and download his presentation here.