8 Subtle Attributes of a Great Coach

Strength Training, Coaching

Are you a great coach? How do you become a great coach? Time to find out. If you are a coach, and you do not see in yourself the attributes listed below, does it mean you are not a good coach? No. Does it mean you are not a great coach? Well, I believe that great coaches would be think of this article as a means of self-improvement rather than a tick-box exercise.


If you’re reading this as an athlete, take a look at these attributes and then take a look at the coaches you have access to. Putting yourself in front of a great coach can be change your lift (life?) for the better in a big way - you owe it to yourself to do so.


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A career as a coach or trainer is a never ending opportunity to learn, grow, and re-invent yourself.


You don’t get to pick the problems you solve because everyone who you come across is different: Different genders, ages, fitness levels, disposable time, disposable income, and almost always unsure of their commitment.


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