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Education

Skill of the Week: Mountain Pushups

The Mountain Pushup is a great exercise both for general fitness and to improve upper body strength for gymnastics bar skills. It is also a relatively simple exercise that with just some basic instruction, most kids and parents can accomplish with the correct form and positioning.

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Business

Save Money and Budget Effectively

Tracking Expenses Hopefully you have all created a preliminary budget before your season started. Things like how much will rent, utilities, repairs and maintenance, salaries etc cost you (if not check out this article here.) Now hopefully you are also tracking your expenses to see how much you are actually spending (if not check out this great […]

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Education

Four Facts to Fill Your Tots Class

Toddlers Benefit from Movement Activities Many parents of small kids are not aware of the many benefits of engaging toddlers in a sports class. Sometimes parents think that their child is not “athletic” or “ready enough.” These parents don’t realize that engaging in a sports activity can help their child develop. They think that their […]

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Business

Finding Your First Customer

Starting a new program begins with understanding your customer. In order to survive as a business we are going to need customers and you will need to figure out what is valuable to them so that you can provide them with a service that they are willing to pay for. So the first thing you […]

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Staffing

How Do You Motivate Employees?

I recently read an article by Fredrick Herzberg that I found really interesting: “How Do You Motivate Employees?”  In my experience as an employer, I see time and time again how employees complain about finances and look forward to pay raises. However, at the end of the day, I find it a little more difficult […]

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Business

Introducing ClassKite

Welcome to ClassKite, a site to find articles and resources to help you successfully run your kids’ gym business. My name is Mina Marsow. I am a native Brooklynite and an entrepreneur that is passionate about education, wellness and community. I founded Prospect Gymnastics in March of 2014.