Sunday, April 17, 2016

8 Coaching Techniques You Should Use to Help Your Clients Succeed [The PTDC]

Not all personal trainers are created equal. (That's just a nice way of saying some personal trainers stink!) To help separate the good from the bad, I created a list of 8 techniques that great trainers use to help their clients succeed, including
  • Simple things like adjusting on the fly and demonstrating proper form
  • Surprising things like underestimating clients' abilities, and
  • More nuanced things like involving clients in the decision-making process. 

Great trainers should use most, if not all, of the techniques.

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If you're a personal trainer, how many of the 8 techniques do you use? If you're a trainee, how many of them does your personal trainer use?

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