The Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle Wellness Online Course
Learn how to motivate, guide, inform, and support clients in realizing change
The Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle WellnessTM is an online home study continuing education course that presents a coaching approach to assisting clients in achieving personal health and wellness behavior changes.
- Explain lifestyle wellness coaching and understand what makes coaching effective for increasing your client’s healthy lifestyle behaviors.
- Discuss the evolution of the coaching profession.
- Know how to create effective coaching relationships and identify boundaries to the coaching role.
- Describe the importance of relationship building in the coaching relationship and explain the components of a solid coaching relationship.
- Learn the value of questioning in the coaching relationship.
- Explain the roles of feedback, confrontations, self-disclosure in the coaching relationship.
- Explain the value of focusing in the process of enhancing awareness and the purposes and processes for utilizing reflections of meaning and interpretations in the coaching relationship.
- Describe the competency development model and identify the six competencies that clients need.
- Discuss the importance of action planning, Super SMART goals and goal-setting
- Explain how the changes generated in coaching for the coach and client are likely to be transformational.
This certificate course with online test includes eBook version of the 272-page Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, Second Edition by James Gavin and Madeleine Mcbrearty (accessed through Adobe Digital Editions/BlueFire Reader) and an 82-page workbook provided in PDF format. Instructions for completing the 100-question multiple-choice online test and obtaining CECs are also included in PDF format.
Please note: This course is completed online; no materials will be mailed.
All major personal training and group fitness certification organizations approve The Fitness Professional’s Guide to Coaching Lifestyle WellnessTM home study course.