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At TRIBE Team Training® our mission is to inspire our Global Health and Fitness community to achieve more than they ever thought possible.
At TRIBE Team Training® our mission is to inspire our Global Health and Fitness community to achieve more than they ever thought possible.
TRIBE Team Training® are the global leaders in providing Team Training (otherwise known as small group personal training) solutions to health and fitness clubs around the world. Each TRIBE Team Training® programme is delivered in a season with seven new seasons developed and released every year. A member of TRIBE Team Training® will never repeat the same workout twice to ensure measurable results and achieve more than they ever thought possible. All TRIBE Team Training® programmes are supported by the latest music along with coach education and certification ensuring that members of the TRIBE community get nothing but the best team training experience and care available.
TRIBE Team Training® creates the opportunity for us all to be a part of something bigger than ourselves; it delivers the promise that ‘together everyone will achieve more’. Through incredible leadership, programming, workout delivery and team care, TRIBE Team Training® creates an environment where all team members succeed.
TRIBE Team Training® programmes are scientifically formulated by the TRIBE developers, they are not only results-based but help TRIBE members create an exercise pathway for a lifetime. Even though we strive for our own results as individuals, it is the team momentum that creates the dynamic environment for individual success.
TRIBE Team Training® members will experience fun, belonging, camaraderie, support, reassurance and realistic challenges all in a dynamic motivating environment that will respect their individuality so they can achieve more. History has shown us that by working as a team we gain far greater results than when we work out on our own. TRIBE Team Training® is all about building our tribe, our team, and ourselves. At TRIBE Team Training® our aim is to be the best, work hard and exceed expectations. No one in our TRIBE gets left behind. We unite together, we work together and as a result, we grow together.
We are one body, one unit, one team – one TRIBE.
Research and Development Manager
TRIBE Team Training® Business Coach
Programming Director & VP Operations
Client Acquisition and Launch Coach
Haagon East has been a leader in the Personal Training Industry since the early 1990s and is one of the founders and creators of TRIBE Team Training™. His role managing and educating a global team of personal trainers led to his development of Personal Training Systems for the international market and later to CEO level positions in health clubs and sports analysis companies. Haagon owns a thriving health club in Wanaka, New Zealand and experiences first-hand the benefits that TRIBE Team Training™ brings his business and the members of his club. As a former athlete Haagon relishes the team atmosphere of TRIBE Team Training™ programs and is devoted to the TRIBE promise that by working out together in a team, everyone will achieve more than they ever thought possible.
I have been a part of the fitness industry for over 20 years. Through my various roles as a Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Team Trainer, and Club Manager I have had the opportunity to inspire thousands of health club members towards incredible results. In my role as the director of Coaching for TRIBE Team Training®, I get to continue to pursue this passion through my work with TribeCOACHES around the world.
If you could write your own job title that best describes what you do here, what would it be?
Coaching Director for Members Results (no one gets left behind).
What is on your ultimate TRIBE session playlist?
Any music that embodies the programs 😊 I’m not fussy as long as it sits with the essence 😊
Describe a significant team experience, why was it significant?
The day we brainstormed the essence of the programs and the values that represent the company. We collectively all agreed on our values and then one of us suggested the only possible name to embody the vision and the values are TRIBE Team Training! From the first time we heard it, we all jumped up and said YES! That’s it!
Name 5 values that are important to you that you bring to your role.
Team Player | Professionalism | Loyalty | High Work Ethic | Passion
Share a moment when a TRIBE teammate helped you achieve more than you ever thought possible.
The day when my fellow TRIBE HQ team members and I came together to share TRIBE with the world. As well as every day since, having teammates that are loyal and true, means they stand by me every day through every challenge. Because of our shared passion and drive, I am inspired by them to achieve more than I ever thought I could every day.
With a belief that movement is an essential part of having a healthy body and mind, Aaron Callaghan has traveled the world learning and colaborating with the best of the best.
A passion for asking questions and understanding why behind what we do has allowed him to build a reputation to be the go to guy for peak performance.
Aaron is excited to be involved with TRIBE Team Training™ as it allows the fulfilment of one of his personal goals on being involved in delivering a world class movement program for the wider community.
I have a great passion for design and photography and I’m committed to using my strong creative skill set to a high level to help those around me to reach success in a genuine and authentic way. I’m excited every day to be involved with TRIBE Team Training® as it fulfills my passion to help and assist others, creatively; in a meaningful way; in a positive and inspiring environment.
I’m all about the EDM and Drum & Bass when I’m in workout mode.
My TRIBE is always inclusive, supportive and encouraging but sometimes working remotely can seem a little isolating even though I know I am a part of a team. Last year it was especially isolating because of Covid. I remember right before the end of year break when I was working on our Holiday video how the entire TRIBE HQ team banded together to help me achieve my creative vision for the video. Although we were countries apart with everyone’s support it felt like the whole team was working alongside me, this was only a small thing but it meant alot and reminded me of how lucky I am to be able to work with such awesome people! The end result of our teamwork was inspiring and encouraged great engagement with the wider TRIBE community which was extra special.
Integrity | Community | Environment | Creativity | Generosity (helping others)
Two months into working with TRIBE Team Training® I was unable to work due to an accident, my TRIBE teammates showed me a generous amount of support and compassion during my recovery and reintroduction to work. Without their help and flexibility, I wouldn’t have had the environment to achieve the full recovery I did have.
I’m a talented polished professional respected in my industry and by my peers around the world. I spent my professional career helping others succeed. Utilising the skills I gained from being trained in hotel management, I made my way up the ranks in the fitness industry from many years as general manager for world-class fitness centers in the Montreal, Canada area to my current role at TRIBE Team Training®.
Chief Cheerleader and TRIBE Stan
Participating in a LIVE TRIBE Module with Master Coaches, Tim Williams and then again with Rebeca Oleander was a significant team experience for me. The opportunity to step into the shoes of a coach experiencing TRIBE for the first time was eye-opening and has helped me relate to all our coaches on another level. More importantly, I was blown away at the amount of passion, commitment, and endless energy our Master Coaches bring to every module they host. Our team fuels my desire to do better, be greater every day.
Integrity | Pride | Commitment | Helping others | Authenticity
My very first TribeFIT Coach kept me accountable to my seasonal goal by staying after multiple sessions to coach me for 5 minutes until the day I could do an actual “full” chin up on the bar. This was my incredible introduction to TRIBE and the rest is history.
Drawing from my vast experience and expertise in Sales and Marketing, I am a seasoned business leader who is dedicated to his team and career, and I’m the driver of the organisation’s position as the number one Small Group Training Company in the world. Hard wired into the Fitness industry and market, I never turn down the opportunity to expand my knowledge with the intention to mentor and share what I learn, generously, with my team and every TRIBE club.
CEO and TribeMEMBER!
Anything alternative. Late Gen Xer here…
Every day working for my team and try to help everyone achieve their goals…(whatever they may be!) is a significant team experience for me! There is almost nothing as satisfying as succeeding as a team.
Authenticity | Generosity | Bravery | Fortitude | Trust
It was inspiring witnessing, during Covid lockdown, the TribeCOACHES & Clubs from around the world pivoting their offering to continue to help people to reach their goals through TRIBE Team Training® and my own team double downing on their efforts to help bring TRIBE to people who needed it more than ever! Their passion and commitment make me only want to work even harder for everyone and to grow our company to its absolute potential!
I have been a part of TRIBE Team Training® since 2013. Before starting with TRIBE, I worked extensively in the sports and fitness industry holding many positions from Instructor, Coach, Ski Guide, Snow Sports Director, Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Athlete Development etc…. This took me around the world for 18 years. From Europe, Australia, New Zealand, North America, the Caribbean, and Asia (Basically anywhere I could seek an adventure and learn as much as possible from different cultures).
Programming Director, VP Operations North America
BIG ROOM EDM, played very loud!
Joining a team for a session when I was visiting a club. Hearing what TRIBE has done for them, not just their health and fitness goals, but in life in general. It’s not about the Push-Ups, it’s about holding yourself to higher standards, being accountable to someone else’s success, and helping others realize their potential. That’s the stuff that gives me goosebumps.
Self-improvement/Growth | Passion | Values | Authenticity | Leadership
Wow, too many to quote. Our Tribe Team Training® team is always pushing us to be better, but giving us the tools, support, and trust for us to succeed and achieve more than we thought we could. Leadership is all about creating pathways for others to become leaders, not managing staff, or limiting potential.
I have built my career around my passion for fitness and helping others. I jump at any opportunity to broaden my knowledge in this field so I can be an asset to my team. I have learned so much from TRIBE! When I’m not doing TRIBE stuff I enjoy Triathlons, being outdoors, and traveling with my family.
That’s a tough one because I listen to TRIBE music in ALL of my workouts. If I had to chose it would be a mix of TribeFIT and TribeLIFE songs because they energize me! These are from several years ago but here are my 2 favorite songs Reload -Sebastian Ingrosso Fire in my Soul – Oliver Heldens
My most significant team experience was as a TribeCOACH. I had a full team of very different people from all walks of life. We bonded throughout the season and by the end, they were truly friends. It was so rewarding to see not only the results they all achieved but also the relationships that were formed.
Integrity | Passion | Caring | Innovation | Friendly
I was exhausted and at the end of a TRIBE session but I still had one more round to do. My buddy could tell I was struggling and just came over (even though she was done!) and just cheered me on until I finished. It was exactly what I needed to get it done!
Team training fills the gap between high-cost personal training and group exercises classes (that are free with membership). In our post COVID world, it is the safest and most cost effective way for team members to join the same small team (6-10max) who train together at the same time (two or three times a week) for six week seasons. They are led by their team coach (who remains the same coach throughout the season), and who gets to know and understand each team member’s goal and motivation behind exercise. Team members will experience fun, belonging, support, reassurance and genuine results all in a dynamic motivating environment.
From a member’s perspective
Group exercise classes are a great exercise option for those who enjoy large groups (often 50- 100) and doing exercise routines that follow the music. There’s a set routine to each song. When the song is replayed, the routine is repeated. You’re exercising in a group, at random times, and you’re anonymous.
TRIBE Team Training® organizes members into small teams (6-10) in a program of choice. The team members are exercising safely under the guidance of their coach and always progressing by learning new exercises. Each session is different in order to maximize the training effect. Although there’s background music to match the program’s energy, members are not moving to the music. Each team member works at their own pace and is guided and coached towards their goal.
From a coach’s perspective
With group exercise you’re leading by demonstrating. You’re doing the class. The main emphasis is on leading the group. It’s challenging to provide individual attention in a large group.
With TRIBE Team Training®, you’ll coach new exercises (including progressions and regressions) at the start of each session and then you’re coaching the team and the individuals to fulfil their exercise goals. It’s a combination of sports team coaching and personal training. There is the team focus and environment along with one-on-one coaching. TRIBE empowers the coach to do what they do best – deliver! The TRIBE system does the marketing, helps them recruit teams and removes the headache of having to come up with new lesson plans.
From an operator’s perspective
The decision whether or not to offer group exercise is fundamental to the business plan and market positioning for each fitness business. The business of group exercise works well for a high volume club where class numbers are at least 50. Most centers license their group-ex programming to ensure quality, variety and consistency for members.
Every club has a group of members who, if exposed to TRIBE Team Training® would be willing to pay for it (a fraction of PT costs) and become long-term team members in their respective programs. Many TRIBE operating clubs have a minimum retention rate of 70%. TRIBE can also boost much-needed secondary revenue. It’s possible for TRIBE to earn the club as much (and more) than they earn from personal training.