#32 – Coach, Trainer, or Babysitter? What Makes a Real Coach

Coach D discusses a recent experience observing the “coaches” at a highly regarded (and premium priced) gym while training on the road. These coaches, while well-intentioned, often serve as little more than rep-counters and, essentially, babysitters for their clients, in the absence of a clear, logical training model, intelligent programming for their clients’ goals, rigorous training, and plenty of experience of training themselves. So what makes a good coach? And what kind of qualities should you be looking for when you search for a coach?


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