SGT Summit

The Fitness Industry’s Best Group Training Experts Are Getting Together to BLOW YOU AWAY at the First Annual Smart Group Training Summit!

Being the best at group fitness training is more than
just being a great trainer

When it comes to teaching many people individualized training
at the same time, you need systems

At the the Smart Group Training Summit you will be learning those systems “hands on” by the best group trainers in the industry.

Yes, the Smart Group Training Summit is a great lineup of speakers that can teach you a lot of great stuff about training, but the Smart Group Training Summit is so much more.

The Smart Group Training Summit is about creating step by step education process to teach you exactly how the best of the best do what they do with group training. The key is that all of these coaches share a similar philosophies, use the same system, and agree 100% on certain core philosophies on how you should run your group training. With this seminar we will not only teach your those core philosophies, but teach you step by step how you can use those philosophies in your training ASAP!

What is Smart Group Training?

Smart Group Training exists to help make it easier for trainers to increase the quality of their group training. It’s our goal to make group training more individualized for the clients of the world, and make running top notch group training easier for fitness professionals. We do the research, try things out and bring you what works.

The Smart Group Training Summit is a basic breakdown of some of the systems that make Smart Group Training remarkable. This weekend is your real life, hands on, cheat sheet to teach you what Smart Group Training is and a step-by-step plan on how you can incorporate Smart Group Training principals into your group training program.

Blog posts and products are great, but there is no better way to learn than in person!

This is what we do best, coaching. We are coaches, and there is no better way for us to get this information out to the world than by doing what we do best, coaching. In person, in the flesh, there to answer your questions and explain things the way you need to hear them to get the most out of it.

And the best part is, the cost for two days of hands on training is CHEAPER than most high end educational products.

Come see the gym where Smart Group Training started and is run everyday. Learn the best training system in the world in the place that does the in the trenches training for you. Learn what to do and more importantly what NOT to do!

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Check Out This Lineup of Smart Group Training Experts!

Steve Long

Steve Long Steve has made quite a name for himself in the fitness industry, achieving many awards and acknowledgments for his accomplishments. He has trained a variety of clients ranging from ages 6 to 80 in over 8 years in the health and fitness industry. He assists clients in many aspects of health, fitness, weight loss, performance training, nutrition, and more.

Steve is known for his practical approach to training and blending the many benefits of corrective exercise into highly metabolic conditioning and fat loss programs. Among other things, Steve specializes in functional fat loss, sports performance, golf fitness, injury prevention/post rehabilitation, kettlebell training, and lifestyle coaching. Steve has been mentored by, and continues to learn from the best professionals in the industry, bringing the most cutting edge programs to his clients.

Jared Woolever

Jared Woolever Jared has designed and successfully implemented an improved social support system that smoothes and cements the transition to healthy lifestyle choices. He is dedicated to bettering himself through evidence based research and continuing education which, in turn, improve the lives and health of his clients.

With a diversity of goals, from weight management, cardiovascular fitness, improved agility, strength, and flexibility, to lowered blood pressure and cholesterol levels, Jared’s clients have seen superior results with his methods. Modifications and progressions are adjusted according to the participants’ current level of fitness allow all to participate and receive health and life transforming experiences. His passion for the fitness industry drives him to continue paving the road to wellness with activities and events that challenge and motivate participants in a familiar environment.

Mike Robertson

Mike Robertson Mike Robertson is the President of Robertson Training Systems, co-owner of Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training, and performance coach for the Indy Eleven professional soccer team. As of 2014, he’s officially been in the fitness industry for 14 years. In that time, he’s done and seen a little bit of everything. From 2000-2002 he was an assistant/volunteer strength and conditioning coach at Ball State University.

During that same time, he completed his Masters Degree in Sports Biomechanics. Mike spent the next three years in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, where he headed up the Athletic Performance Center. This is where Mike was really introduced to the assessment process, physical therapy, rehabilitation, and corrective exercise as a whole. This definitely was not his comfort zone at the time, but he learned a ton there and this helped really broaden his scope as a trainer and coach.

In 2005, Mike teamed up with Mike Dodd to form Custom Fitness, a high-end, in-home personal training company. There, he got a firm appreciation for what it was like to work in a truly one-on-one setting, often with adults in their 40′s and 50′s. Then in 2008, Mike and Bill Hartman decided it was time to team up and open their facility, Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (IFAST).

Mike has trained everyone from weekend warrior to professional and Olympic caliber athletes, and IFAST has been named one of the Top 10 Gyms in America by Men’s Health magazine twice.

Jim Laird

Jim Laird Jim Laird has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach helping clients achieve their goals since 1997. He has 4 years of Division One coaching experience and over a decade of working with clients in the private sector. He has worked with everyone from housewives who just want to look good and feel good, to professional athletes in the NFL, LPGA, and MLB; his most notable client being Scott Downs who is currently with the Kansas City Royals, and is going on his 13th year in the MLB. Jim has helped dozens of young athletes achieve athletic scholarships to Division 1 schools and also trains a team of female Powerlifters, The Miss Fits. You can read about their experiences and successes, including state and national records at their blog,

As an elite level Powerlifter, Jim pushed his body to the limit for years, and now understands the difference between working out to be healthy, and working out to achieve a high level performance goal, and he want to help others do the same. Jim has a reputation for two things: getting more results from less work, and getting his clients both strong and healthy. Jim’s motto of “Training Smarter, Not Harder” has earned him the respect and recommendation of numerous orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists.

Pat Rigsby

Pat Rigsby Pat Rigsby is the Co-Owner of the several of the most prominent brands in the fitness industry including the Fitness Consulting Group, Fitness Revolution, Athletic Revolution and the International Conditioning Association.  Along with partner Nick Berry and an incredible Team, Pat has helped Fitness Revolution develop into the fastest growing training based franchise in the world and Athletic Revolution develop into the fastest growing youth fitness and sports performance based franchise.  Together they have also led the Fitness Consulting Group to becoming the world’s leading business coaching and development organization for fitness professionals and establish the International Youth Conditioning Association as the world’s leading educational organization on the topic of youth fitness & sports performance. Pat & Nick are also Co-Owners of the fitness industry’s leading resistance band training education and equipment provider, Resistance Band Training.

Pat is the author of the only book on the topic of Fitness Business ever to reach #1 Bestseller status, The Little Black Book of Fitness Business Success.  He’s also authored or co-authored several other best selling books, is a popular public speaker on the topics of business and marketing and writes the most widely read newsletter on the business of fitness in the industry, reaching over 60,000 fitness professionals. You can learn more at

Lucy Hendricks

Lucy Hendricks Lucy Hendricks is a graduate of the Lexington Healing Arts Academy Personal Training program. She has her FMS certification and is also a certified Restorative Breathing Coach. She is a bright, young coach who, at the age of 23, has already had the opportunity to study underneath great coaches and physical therapists like Jim Laird, Lois Laynee, Mike Robertson and Bill Hartman.

Lucy’s journey into personal training and her passion for helping clients started with an internship with Jim Laird four years ago, and she hasn’t looked back since. For the last three years, she’s been an integral part of the J&M Strength and Conditioning team, working with hundreds of clients each week, making a huge impact in all of their lives. Lucy is very passionate about helping clients look better and feel better thought good movement and sound nutrition, and is excited to continue expanding her knowledge in the years to come.

Lucy is an up-and-coming coach who specializes in Restorative Breathing. She is passionate about teaching clients how to breathe optimally to increase fitness, ability to recover and overall health and well-being.

Dave Wilton

Dave Wilton Between massage therapy and personal training Dave has been working with the human body for almost 10 years. Every day he wakes up and asks “how can I serve my clients the best way possible.” With that question has led him into an endless journey of self exploration and education. David’s passion for learning is one of a kind. Since he did not have a formal college education due to four years serving our country as an army infantry solider, he now has dedicated thousands of hours studying and traveling to ensure he has the most up to date knowledge for his clients. He has a way with others that has produced countless success stories with hundreds of people.

Over the last five years David has become the head trainer at Complete Fitness Results. He also has become one of the top large group instructors in the country. His rare gift helps him orchestrate groups more efficiently than anyone. He marries the worlds of doing it right and having fun like a Mozart conducting a perfect symphony. If you ever have the pleasure of meeting Dave, it is an experience that you will not soon forget. When you are ready to make a change for yourself David has the life experience and knowledge to take you to the next level.

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Here’s the Housekeeping…

Dates: Saturday and Sunday
Sept 13th and 14th

Cost: $250

Place: 2200 S Brentwood Blvd
Brentwood MO 63144
Just 10 Minutes from the Airport!!

Hotel Recommendation: Springhill Suites
Just 1-2 Minutes from the host facility


There will be a social on Saturday night with food and drinks provided
There will be coffee, water, and light snacks provided during the seminar
Guaranteed to be a fun time with great people!!!

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Dont’ miss this opportunity to:

check Become one the best group fitness trainers in the world
check Learn a proven system to assess, correct, and build successful clients in a group setting
check Work hands on with the best in the industry
check Network with some of the best of the best
check Have a great time!

There is one catch…. Since this is the last seminar at our old location we have limited spaces. We wanted to keep it at the gym and not a hotel so we could make sure have all of our resources around us, and give us the best opportunity to over deliver to you.

This means there or only 60 total spots available!!!!!

This event will sell out FAST at this cost with limited space so make sure you register today for the event you will look back on in a couple of years and thank you god you attended!!

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We can’t wait to have you as our guest at the First Annual Smart Group Training Summit!!! See you in St. Louis!


Train Smart!

~ Steve and Jared