I think many affiliates start, or should start as a single trainer box. I think it's a smart thing to have.
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Originally Posted by James Bevill
I currently run a one-man box part-time after my teaching job. I am starting to see an increase in the number of athletes joining and have difficulties going through the basics with new athletes while keeping the class moving for my more experienced athletes. I want to get your input on whether or not having a set number of on-ramp classes for new athletes would be beneficial in my case, a single trainer box.