Mastering Fitness Coaching: Part 4 - How Do I Increase My Confidence?

Mastering Fitness Coaching: Part 4 - How Do I Increase My Confidence?

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the amount of knowledge out there in the fitness space.

No matter how much you read and study, it can feel like an endless pursuit of information with no defined end...

The Dunning-Kruger Effect is real! The more you know, the more you realize you don’t know.

But being a great coach isn’t about knowing everything. In fact, the number one mistake coaches make has nothing to do with how many books they’ve read or courses they’ve taken.


It’s confidence!

All too often coaches doubt themselves, play the comparison game, and waste time overanalyzing their program designs. But coaching isn’t about knowing everything. It’s about knowing who you are and not trying to be someone else.



Here are a few things we think are essential to developing coaching confidence (and we teach all of them in CCP):

Coaching Confidence Path Infographic


We believe knowledge matters—we are an education company, after all. However, confidence is about so much more than just understanding anatomy and physiology. You have to believe in the value you bring to the lives of others!

Casey Acree Testimonial Coaching Confidence

We’re on a mission to raise the value of fitness coaches, and we do this through the OPEX Coaching Certificate Program (CCP). Not only will we help you continue to develop your coaching skills, we’ll also help you define your value and build a career doing what you love.

If you’re ready to become the confident coach you’ve always wanted to be, then there has never been a better time. Join the next CCP mentorship group today while spots are still available!


This article is the final installment in a 4-part series on mastering your fitness coaching skills:

Part 1: How Much Can I Make?

Part 2: Can I Take Vacations As A Fitness Coach?

Part 3: How Do I Avoid Burnout?


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