Scott Colby Interview
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About This Episode
Running A Successful Fitness Camp With Scott Colby
Scott Colby is the President of SC Fitness (SCfitness.com) in Dallas, TX, and is the Texas Area Coordinator of Achieve Fitness USA as well as the Education Specialist for Fundamental Fitness Products. He holds a Master's degree from the University of Virginia specializing in Biomechanics.
He also works in the Wellness Center at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and is certified as a Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise.
Previously, Scott worked in the Coach Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory at Duke University where his research interests included the mechanisms of ACL injuries during athletic competition and the higher rates of ACL injuries in female versus male athletes.
He helped evaluate the fitness levels of the University of North Carolina's womens soccer players and participated in a research project examining the landing mechanisms of the Duke University mens basketball players.
Scott did a sports medicine research internship in 1996 in Vail Colorado under the guidance of Dr. Richard Steadman, the head U.S. ski team physician and Dr. Richard Hawkins, one of the team physicians of the Denver Broncos.
Scott has given presentations at the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Society of Biomechanics and the Clinical Gait and Movement Analysis conferences, and has published research articles in Spine, The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, Clinical Biomechanics, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, and Gait and Posture.
Here Are A Few Of The Questions Scott Answered:
How long have you been running camps and how did you get started?
What are the best ways to promote your camp?
How do you get members for your camp?
What are some ways to get publicity for your camp?
What are some strategies to keeping camp members coming back over and over again?
How do you find space for your camp?
Should you run your camp to a specific niche?
What are some different niche markets?
How do you measure fitness or progress in a group setting?
How long should a camp be?
How long should each class be?
What equipment do you need to run a camp?
What do you do in case of inclement weather?
Is there a minimum or maximum number of people necessary to hold a camp?
What are some mistakes you made when you first started your bootcamp business that others should avoid?