Do You need a Coach?
Coaching is one of those things that a lot of people aren't sure about especially amateur athletes. Although most successful Athletes – In Virtually all sports – have coaches to accelerate their success, . What do coaches actually do, and how can they help you achieve your goals? Well, if you're reading this you must be at least curious, so here are 10 reasons why you need a coach, and why working with me will transform your abilities.
1. To help you find direction
Many people drift through their training without much of a plan, not really knowing what to do or when to do it...and what the goal of the session is. A coach can change all of that by helping you really focus and figure out your true strengths or weaknesses. Then, once you've got that ultimate goal in mind, working with a coach is the ideal way to plan out the training steps you need to take so you know with each session you are building the blocks to achieve success
2. To help you reach your potential
Perhaps you're plodding along just fine but not really hitting the session goals or achieving what you know you're capable of. Hiring a coach can help you get serious about each session and its goal and motivate you to step it up a level to reach your true potential.
3. To keep you focused on what's important
Once you've worked out what you want and need, your coach is there to help you get clear about your specific goals and keep you focused on what's really important. It's easy to feel daunted by the dream, or to be put off by the amount of time you need to give to achieve it, but a coach will help you break everything down and get focused on each individual step along your journey.
4. To make you accountable
If you already know roughly what you need to do to achieve your goals, but you're terrible for making excuses and putting sessions off, a coach will put an end to your procrastination. When you're only answerable to yourself, it's too easy to say "I'll do it tomorrow" – and we all know tomorrow never comes! A coach is there to be your conscience, providing a supportive nudge in the right direction and demanding answers when you let yourself down (in a nice way of course).
5. To save you time
Coaching accelerates your success, there are no shortcuts to fitness but if the method is right you can stop wasting time, a coach will help you get from point A to B faster than you could on your own – and save you the stress of having to figure it all out on your own. The benefit of your coach's knowledge and experience, plus the step-by-step plan they'll help you to build, can help you make the best gains in the shortest time
6. To increase your confidence and get you re-motivated
If you've been struggling along on your own, it's easy to become demotivated and lose confidence in your abilities. By putting you back on the right path, hiring a coach also helps you to rediscover the confidence and motivation you need to make it happen and reach your goal.
7. To train your brain into that winning mindset
Athletes have coaches to train their bodies, but what really sets sporting champions apart is their winning mindsets. Mind over matter really does count – not only in sport, but in work and life as well. If you want to reach your goals, whatever they are you need to think like a winner – and a great coach will train your brain to do exactly that.
8. To understand yourself better
One of the keys to unlocking your potential is gaining a clearer understanding of yourself, what gets you going or whats holding you back. Once you truly understand yourself, you can work on improving your strengths and overcoming any weaknesses in order to achieve the success that you desire.
9. To improve your race skills
Working with a coach will also help to hone essential Race skills. The strategies you learn will not only make you better, but also make you faster and able to manage your effort levels, Get nutrition wrong for instance and you measure it in hours. a coach can work on this...its a fine art..and needs to be perfected way before race day.
10. To boost your overall wellbeing
Finally, coaching can also hugely benefit your overall well-being. Whatever issues you're facing, working with your coach is all about putting you back in the driving seat and equipping you with the plan You'll feel in control again – so your struggles will become easier to handle, and you'll feel happier, more positive and supported, and confident about getting out there and achieving your dreams.