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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.


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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It is a maturing process that is covered with their coaching fingerprints.
Coaching generally begins with an evaluation that collects the client's background information and defines goals and expectations.
Through coaching, he learned to focus on the responsibilities of his position and to clarify his own personal objectives.
COACH: You are the first Notre Dame graduate to hold the head football coaching position on a full-time basis since Joe Kuharich did it from 1959-1962.
In 1988, Otton was one of the head coaches selected to coach in the Washington All-State High School game and earned the National High School Coaching Gold Award that same year.
Its first digital wireless headset was developed over 10 years ago and its second generation has been implemented by almost every NCAA Division I coaching staff and the National Football League.
He is truly committed to his profession and has true passion for coaching and the game.
teacher and coach, I became very interested in the kind of coaching that develops athletes into better people.
Said Majerus: ``I'd rather not talk about coaching jobs right now.

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