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    can i work in thailand?

    with personal training? is there a market?

    within the law is there any way of setting up a buisness with thai employees for reception etc and starting a personal training buisness

    or outwith, advertising for clients independently and training them without authorities knowing

    either way id just like to stay in thailand, preferably starting a legal buisness if there is a good enough market

    whatever it may be, in gyms, parks/homes(with equipment supplied), nutrition and all the good stuff

    basically total body transformations (within 3 months if followed)

    is there a hope in hell?

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    I would suggest you learn the market by living here for awhile before you begin a business. This aint Kansas.

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    Good point.

    Ive actually lived there for about a year though not at the same time and met a few pt's that were Thai.

    Im just interested in your experience as I know you are knowledgeable guys who have lives there and id appreciate tips.

    In regard to making the buisness and whether you think there is a market for a farang.

    Cheers

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    How is your Thai?

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    nothing but words

    im trying to self learn it now though and hope to have a semi understanding in speaking/reading/writing before i arrive.

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    How many bowls of steamed rice to you charge per hour?

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    thats what im not sure off

    id hope for 50 if there is a sufficient market

    as im contemplating going soon, id maybe just save up enough to try it out for 6 months and charge 25 bowls or rice per hour (with the first session free of course)

    and then come back and save with more knowledge

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    best keep ur day job (lifting weights?)

    don't c any farang trainers at CA wow ; just farang clients

    generally, whatever a farang can do here , the thais (can , will) do cheaper

    that's the "new economy"

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    Check out some legal firms web sites and see what the legal cost of setting up a legal company/business is. I would expect is is well north of 500,000 Bt and that is if you use partly paid shares!!

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    Google BangkokTrainer & ActiveLifestyleBKK. Friend of mine...PT, nutrition, etc. contracts with international schools, private clients, etc.

    He worked as a teacher for a couple years, put in A LOT of work to build something up. He's very well trained and credentialed to do what he does.

    Howabout you?

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    I've seen a few farang trainers down south. basically anywhere you have a growing population of ex-pats (and I would anticipate a wave of retiree refugees), there's a market.

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