Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

FITREC announces Foundation Registration for Singapore fitness professionals

FITREC announces Foundation Registration for Singapore fitness professionals
May 15, 2019

Building on its success in Australia, independent registration body FITREC has begun to pursue its aim to create a global fitness community with the introduction of foundation registrations for fitness professionals in Singapore.

FITREC's Managing Director, Dennis Hosking explains "the fitness industry is global (and) businesses, educators and service providers operate internationally.

“Professionals are exposed to global ideas and, in some cases, have their own multi-national audience. The wants and expectations of clients are similar the world over.

“As an industry, there is a lot to gain by adopting a universal benchmarking tool.

"Lifestyle diseases are on the rise worldwide. Our best chance at influencing more people for the better is going to come from stronger connections across our global fitness community."

Recognising that not all markets are the same, Hosking says that FITREC will be as responsive to the Singapore fitness community as it has been to the Australian community.

FITREC's unique approach to registration has been a big part of its success in Australia and, as Hosking explains, rather than attempt to “govern” a diverse industry, FITREC has sought to become the glue that binds the industry together.

To this end, a big focus has been on the transparency and accountability of professionals and the provision of a universal FITREC Rating.

Hosking adds "the fitness industry is not without its detractors. With FITREC registration our aim is to provide a platform from which accomplished and experienced professionals are more easily identified."

Foundation One registration for professionals in Singapore will be open until the end of May (limited to 50).

Click here for more information.

Related Articles

14th May 2019 - Women In Fitness Association welcomes Virgin Active South East Asia as first global club partner

27th April 2019 - California Fitness liquidators’ report shows chain operated at a loss for┬ámore than three years

29th March 2019 - FITREC announces new registration options

25th February 2019 - Subscriber anger over ClassPass enacting rate hikes in Singapore and Hong Kong

13th February 2019 - Inaugural Singapore Fit Summit heralds evolution of Asian fitness business network

17th January 2019 - New body to represent Singapore’s fitness industry

27th September 2018 - iCREPs meeting sees coming together of international fitness registration bodies

13th August 2018 - FITREC introduces transparency and accountability feature for registered professionals

28th May 2018 - State and Territory Governments recognise FITREC registration

6th November 2013 - ICREPs releases first ever global standards for exercise professionals


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

SGL GROUP

SGL is an innovative and progressive lifestyle, leisure and community consulting practice, operated by Phillip Gray and active since 1988. SGL has undertaken an extensive range of sport,…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Fitness / Recreation / Sport

 
 

Australian Innovative Systems

Australian Innovative Systems (AISystems) is a multi-award winning, Australian owned leader in the design, production and supply of commercial and residential chlorine generators and water…

read more

Aquatics / Safety / Technology

 
 

AUSFIT

Ausfit began in 1992, providing software services to the health and fitness sector including ClubWise, a fully hosted web-based product which combines state of the art club management software,…

read more

Billing / Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 

Supreme Heating

Supreme Heating is a proud Australian owned company specialising in the latest energy efficient heating solutions. Since 1990, Supreme Heating has designed and installed commercial pool heating…

read more

Aquatics / Environment / Recreation

 
 

SOLARWISE NSW DOLPHIN TECH

Solarwise NSW / Dolphin Tech were the first and are the largest Dolphin dealer in NSW with a full service facility and full range of spare parts "on the shelf". We also provide on site…

read more

Aquatics / Venues

 
 

Perfect Gym

Perfect Gym Solutions is a software as a service (SaaS) solution purpose-built to service the fitness industry, with over 1000 clients servicing over 2 million gym members across 40 countries making…

read more

Access / Fitness / Marketing / Recreation / Technology

 
 

CENTAMAN

Centaman has been a market leader in Enterprise Software Solutions for the leisure and recreation industry and both profit and not-for-profit attractions since 1991. It offers a wide range of software…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

Life Fitness

Life Fitness Cardio Life Fitness Strength Hammer Strength Group Cycling Rowers Certified Refurbished Freeweights Benches & Racks Flooring Life Fitness is the global leader in the fitness…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business