When I'm in anticipation of coaching a seminar I go to a very dark and insecure place. At least I did until a realization I had this past weekend about myself and what I have to offer.
As a coach, you likely have a multitude of plaques on your walls displaying a variety of certifications - but those do not make you a great coach. To be a great coach you must inspire me.
You've probably heard finding a niche is a good business move, but there's a good and a bad way to do it. Here are five things to avoid while exploring a new specialty.
It happens all the time - coaches who are cheerleaders, not leaders. How does a coach not say “no” or stop a movement? How does a coach not give coaching?
The parable of the Maharaja and the elephant is just like how we should approach training our clients. Getting the entire picture first, before we decide a plan of action. See the whole elephant.
What is "programming?" Programming, simply stated, is the workouts your trainer gives you. On a deeper level, it's the expertise, science, and passion in your coach transcribed onto paper.
In part two of my series on becoming a personal trainer we're going to focus on part most people are less comfortable with - the fact that successful trainers think of themselves as a business.
Here in Australia 10% of personal trainers leave the fitness industry every year. Only 1% make it to 15 years in this job. So as a 1%-er, here's my advice on how to become a successful PT.
In this country we have a prolonged history of ignoring the science involved in physical training. The end results of training can be glamorous, but the real skill is in the structure and planning.
In learning theory there's a concept known as "zone of proximal development." Understanding it can make a big difference in how effective your coaching is and how well your students learn.
You've heard you need to choose a good coach to get better in your discipline. How do you tell a good coach from a mediocre one? Here are 7 articles to help you out.
Running your own gym might sound great in theory, but there are some tricks to actually getting your business off the ground. Here are 7 articles will help you build your gym business effectively.
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