1.The cherry picking of clients
In case you do not understand what I mean, what I am trying to say is that I hate how most personal trainers cherry pick their clients and somehow discriminate people according to their appearance and their fitness level. You’ve probably noticed the trend, people, who are out of shape, people who have never worked out to be neglected by personal trainers. Instead PTs choose advanced trainees, such that are already in some dissent shape.
I suspect that the reason about this is the fact, that when the person you coach is obviously in good shape, those around you will make the assumption that you are the one who helped him achieve this level of athletics. And that would mean better publicity for your business. But are you serious? Is that the meaning of being a coach? To feed your egocentric personality with somebody else’s achievements and neglect people who obviously have potential but still need to work hard, until they reach to a point, where their potential will be obvious for their surrounding as well.
For me being a coach is (more…)