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coaching

Medspeak-UK
A quasi-formal teaching format in the UK which consists of a one-to-one relationship between a doctor or manager and a student/apprentice that aims to teach and improve performance, usually by focusing on achieving predefined objectives within a specific time period. The role of the coach is to create a supportive environment in which to challenge and develop the critical thinking skills, ideas and behaviour of the person being coached, so that they might reach their full potential.

Sport medicine
The provision of skilled and experience-based training and assistance to one or more athletes, often by personnel who once practised the same sport, to improve the athletes’ skill in the sport of interest.

coaching,

v to provide assistance, by a therapist, to clients, as they learn new skills, apply themselves in rehabilitation sessions, and keep a positive outlook to help them reach their goals.

Patient discussion about coaching

Q. I am not comfortable with my coach so what else can I do to …. I joined swimming to feel better and to get rid of my present health issues. Now I can stay afloat. I am not comfortable with my coach so what else can I do to ….

A. well MarkelForest, welcome, it appears that you are human :)
i myself try to stay in shape and continue my regular workouts. but from some reason i always find excuses (and damn good ones!) why not go out running, why not go swimming. we came to the mathematical conclusion that :
a good excuse = what we want in life
i want to be a in shape? not having enough time equals staying in shape...

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ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches.
As more people experience the power and benefits of coaching, business professionals - especially consultants and trainers - are becoming professional coaches in addition to the work done in their respective fields," explained Harvey.
To learn more about the 2012 Global Coaching Study please visit http://www.
The 2012 ICF Global Coaching Study was conducted independently by the International Survey Unit of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Roughly 62 percent of coaches also expect their number of coaching sessions to increase.