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Possess over 39 years of experience in the fitness & sport equipment industries. Fit Witness has a long and successfull history as an expert witness-Fitness Equipment-Exercise Equipment-Sauna-Steam-Fitness Flooring-Fitness Equipment Design-Exercise Equipment Design-Fitness Programming-Personal Trainers-Fitness Product Safety-Fitness Equipment Warning Standards-Fitness Equipment Standards-Exercise Equipment Standards-Free Weight Equipment-Exercise Equipment Use-Fitness-Facility Design-Cardio Equipment-Fitness Equipment Operation-Fitness Equipment Maintenance.

This includes the following functions and responsibilities:

Expert-Fitness Equipment-Exercise Equipment-Facility Designer
Developed, designed and manufactured a complete free weight exercise line of equipment and complimentary selectorized equipment.

Worked with engineering and research & development departments to develop new fitness products and improve/modify existing fitness products.

Developed training and instructional materials as optical aids for product users, i.e., video's, charts and manuals.

Developed Children’s Exercise Equipment and Instructions for the Children and the Instructors.

Designed fitness rooms, sauna and steam rooms in over 1000 facilities worldwide.

Expert-Fitness Programming-Athletic-Recreation Consultant

President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports - 7 years; developed, organized, implemented and supervised six national symposiums on "Employee Health & Fitness: The Corporate View."

Invited by the White House to give a presentation to 650 medical doctors during the "Fitness in America - The Medical View" symposium.

National Governors' Council on Physical Fitness & Sports - 6 years.

At the request of China's National Sports Council, trained the country's elite coaches on weight training for all sports.

At the request of the Indonesian Government, trained top coaches and athletes on proper weight training for all sports.

At the request of the U.S. Government, provided training for the military trainers with the AirForce and Marine Corps.

Facilitated fitness training clinics and workshops on numerous occasions in the following countries: Australia...Switzerland...Japan...Germany...England...South Africa...Hong Kong...Sweden...Singapore...Finland...United States.

Provided fitness seminars for the United States Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Marines.

National Sales Manager/Trainer

Increase sales from $5 Million to $70 Million at Universal Gym Equipment.

Worked in coordination with regional and international managers to train company employees and domestic/international dealers on successful sales techniques.

Developed sales training materials to include audio and video tapes as well as written presentations and manuals

Instructed sales representatives on successful selling to organizations of all size through direct sales, seminars, networking and trade shows.


"The Official Universal Workout Book" Published by Putnam Publishing Group.

"How To Develop A Fitness Center" Published by Universal Gym.

"Fitness Instructors Certification Manual" Published by Universal Gym.

“Ultra Flex Training Manual & Life Style Program”
“Ultra Flex Training System & Life Style Program”


Frank J. Smith is an Expert Witness for Fitness Equipment with an emphasis on exercise equipment and sauna-steam rooms with design and manufacturing defects. We provide consulting for proper health club Design and personal trainers safety programs.