Identifying your personal coaching style

Most of you will have a preference in terms of the style you favour when coaching and it is valuable to know which style you tend to use the most. In addition to this it is important to recognise that while you may have a preference, coaching style is actually all about flexibility, adaptability and appropriateness. Good coaches will select their approach and style depending upon the person and the context rather than sticking rigidly to their preferred style. In this chapter we will help you identify your preference and introduce you to ideas for broadening, flexing and developing your style.

Coaching style

In this context what we mean by coaching style is whether you have a tendency towards directional ...

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