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Redefine Fitness for Women

Redefine Fitness for Women

By Stacy Kim

Stacy Kim, founder of KUMA Fit (a women’s kickboxing & fitness studio) has dedicated her life to teaching. She has taught over 10,000 classes and has trained in martial arts for over 15 years. My mission is to help women gym owners and trainers redefine what women’s fitness means, stop objectifying the body, and focus on how movement can make us feel strong.
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I never thought I'd be a teacher
I never thought I'd be a teacher
A short story on how I got into the teaching world and then a sidenote on how to teach to the energy in the group. 
16:21
October 14, 2021
Not everyone is as hardcore as you
Not everyone is as hardcore as you
I know you're hardcore and your members know you're hardcore. Remember, your members are not as hardcore as you are—that's why they are your students!
06:50
October 07, 2021
Organization & Detail
Organization & Detail
Do you take the time to organize your equipment and put things back in place? Here's a quick story to help you understand this quick little tip for the day. How your space looks can represent you as a coach.
06:30
October 05, 2021
Professionalism
Professionalism
Are you delivering a professional experience for your members? Being professional is making sure you're on point with everything from your uniform to the technology you use. Here are some ways you can improve your professionalism for your class. 
06:35
September 30, 2021
Workout Intros: How much is too much?
Workout Intros: How much is too much?
If you've coached a class, then you've had the experience of watching your students get bored during your introduction. At least, I hope you've noticed this. I'm going to give you some quick tips on how to know how much is too much—hint, less is more. 
09:14
September 29, 2021
Making good first impressions
Making good first impressions
Here is how to create the best possible experience for your new members. These 9 tips are based on our previous podcast so make sure you understand how she's feeling before you listen to this one. 
12:27
September 27, 2021
How women feel when they join your class
How women feel when they join your class
The number one reason women don’t work out or go to the gym is their fear of being judged. Would a woman feel comfortable joining your gym? Before we can learn how to make women more comfortable in our gyms, we need to understand the landscape she is living in. The fitness industry lures women into the gym with the promise of changing her body. Programming is for body-altering goals, from weight loss challenges to summer bikini bodies. In this short episode, I'm going to walk you through the feelings new women have when they join your class. 
15:10
September 23, 2021