Becoming a coach

How quickly can I train as a life coach?

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One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘how quickly can you train as a life coach?’ Understandably, most people want to know that you can embark on training to become a life coach in a reasonable timeframe, without compromising on the training or experience you need to…

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Ten Benefits of Working With a Coach Mentor

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Working with a mentor can be invaluable to your development as a coach. Mentoring sessions provide a reflective space to get feedback on your coaching, ask questions and identify areas of improvement, and can be a  useful resource for any coach-in-training. In this article, Animas mentor Ken Kelling highlights ten…

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What to Consider with a Career in Life Coaching

Considering a Career in Life Coaching?

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Are you considering a career in life coaching? In making your decision, think about what draws you toward the coaching profession: Do you love helping others? Do you like to be part of a community of like-minded professionals? Do you want a flexible income to supplement your main profession, or…

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Pork Pies and Apple Pies

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Looking for coach training can be a daunting process. We find that some of the most common questions revolve around whether being trained by a particular coaching school means you have to follow that school's particular approach after qualification. This article gives our take on these questions in the form…

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Certification: Determining the Credibility of a Life Coach Training Course

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Whilst it’s perfectly possible to set up as a Life Coach without any kind of certification, you may not be surprised to learn that we at Animas feel there are a number of reasons why professional coach training can give you a significant advantage when you get out there to…

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How to Become a Life Coach: Is Training Really Necessary?

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If you’re wondering how to become a life coach, you may find the options for training confusing -- and perhaps a bit overwhelming. It’s not surprising: if you were to talk with a dozen coaches, you may well find they’d undergone nearly as many different types of training. Some may…

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Selecting a Life Coaching Course

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A life coaching course will enable you to confidently pursue life coaching work with a varied range of clients. However, not all coaching courses are the same. ‘Life Coaching’ is a broad umbrella term, and as such, it can be difficult to know if you’re getting a suitable qualification, and…

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How Do I Find the RIGHT Life Coaching School in the UK?

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There is no single pre-determined route to take when training as a life coach. This is good news and bad news for those looking for coaching training and qualifications. The bad news is that you may, inadvertently, take the wrong path and in so doing, waste time, money and effort.…

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What Makes a Good Transformational Coach Training Course?

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Not all Transformational Coach Training courses are equal. There are some key factors to look out for to ensure you receive high-quality training to set you up to become a successful Transformational Coach. In this article, we discuss what those qualities are and look specifically at the Animas Diploma in…

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