Many trainers are familiar with a simple coaching model such as the GROW model. This is a series of steps that help an individual to identify a goal and then work towards achieving it. The GROW acronym stands for Goal, Reality, Options and Will (or, is some versions, Wrap-up or Way forward) and the coach works through these in sequence, using questions to stimulate thinking and choice. Use the suggested questions below with the GROW Coaching Cards available on our online store for more support.
There are a wide range of different coaching models but most will have within them these four elements: