Coaching Certification

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In Growing Coach Training, you will experience and practice coaching to use for yourself and/or others. Learn and experience what coaching is all about and how to build a coaching relationship through powerful coaching architecture. Activate Focus in You and Others! 

Invitation to Preview Upcoming 2020 Class

Want to learn more? Join Cat Wilson in a FREE Growing Coach Training Preview on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 12:00 PST.  Register by clicking here.

Coach Training Dates 2020:  The coaching program classes will be taught 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Students are to practice outside of class as well as in class. This course may include onsite classes, off-site presentations, live webinars, and video creation with students. Plan to be in workshop or practice on Saturdays & Sundays. Webinars are planned for Wednesdays between coaching classes from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

SPECIAL OFFERING: Creating a Brand and Corporate ID –  Want a Recipe for Success?

IngredientsDo you have a Corporate I.D., Branding, and good understanding of what kind of advertising your customer will notice?

Beginning a new year in business for yourself can be hard. However, Coaches who know who and how and with what to communicate with their chosen audience will achieve a higher level of success faster.  We are offering a special workshop of 15 hours in a Business Module for Coaches who have coach training, currently studying coaching, or planning to enter a coach training program, and want to get going and create a Corporate I.D. now. This includes a 60-minute webinar a few days prior to the week-end to get you started.  For Info CLICK HERE or to SIGN UP NOW.

Module V: “Building a Growing Practice”
What does this week-end cover?  What kind of coach are you? Creating a Coaching I.D. Life Coaching Parameters. How to Connect in Telecoaching and Online. Presentations. Building a Practice. Starting a Coach Web Site. Learn from a Coaching Panel of Experts.


Growing Coach Training – Full Program

Growing Coach Certification These are “experiential” classes, which means that you will learn how to coach and do it in the class. If you are a distance learner, contact Cat for a special new class being offered online with live webinar in 2020.

This course is being rescheduled for Spring 2020.  Registration will open for new coaching students soon. The live “experiential” class is Board Certified through CCE.

* Please note we are updating our new course series to include an online component. Classes will be changing in 2020 to meet the needs of busy people. Our plan will include a format including 90-minute online webinar classes.

Here are some benefits you gain in Growing Coach Training.

Activate Your Abilities
Establishing Rapport
Creating Awareness
Life Coaching
Experiential Training
Coaching Conversations
Activating Flow
Executive Coaching
Creating Awareness
Effective Formats & Tools
Branding & Business Model
Transformational Coaching

Each module is designed as stepping stones to full certification that will meet high level coaching standards (such as CCE, ICF, and other organizations).

WEEK-END CLASS TIME : Plan to be in workshop or practice Wednesday 7-8:30pm online, Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am – 4:30pm. Times may be adjusted based on class discussions.
Click here for Syllabus.

Module I: “It’s About You” Architecture
What Coaching is and is not. How to Guide a Client with Their Intention. Meaningful Coaching Frames. Coaching Architecture, Contracting Agreements. People Mapping.


Module II: “Coaching Using NLP”
Neural Linguistic Programming is the art and science of human excellence. Learn basics and how to use NLP in coaching. Value Elicitation, Mystery Contracts, Modelling Excellence.


Module III: “Nuts & Bolts of Coaching”
How does a coach do it? Learn step-by-step processes to provide and draw out clients. Deep listening exercises. Coaching ethically. Uncovering belief systems.


Module IV: “Artistry of Coaching”
Coaching is an art. Come with your desire to coach and get the secrets here! Activating Flow. Modeling Success. Creative Communication. Metaphors to Inspire. Charismatic Coaching. Creating Benchmarks.


Module V: “Building a Growing Practice”
What kind of coach are you? Creating a Coaching I.D. Life Coaching Parameters. Telecoaching. Presentations. Building a Practice. Starting a Coach Web Site. Special Coaching Panel of Experts.


Coaching & Life Scripting:
This class is $75 for Growing Coach Training graduates or participants, signed up for certification.
Objective: A 1-day playshop in self-development. This class will provide the opportunity for participants to play with a life event, challenge, or something happening in their life where they feel stuck. By the week-end, participants will have a collection of ideas to help widen perspective and move forward in accomplishing their challenge. (more info below)


5 Modules of Learning in Growing Coach Training Certification Program
Instructors are Board Certified Coaches.

Our mission is to provide a safe space for our client’s and student’s growth for positive change. The focus of this coaching program is to present the core competencies of coaching along the line of creative endeavor. Students get activated through real experience.
This course moves from your perspective to make you feel good. In creating this training, we asked ourselves, “What will have empowered you as a person and what will make you a success coach on the outside?” You are always growing and developing, so new and growing coaches come to enjoy this course.

Growing Coach Training
Each module brings you different aspects in coaching, builds skills, and brings you more of what you need to succeed in coaching. This is a full certification course, which requires attendance in the entire course. I

Rebecca Hufford, BCC

Rebecca Hufford, BCC

In fairness to students and instructors, this is adult education and behavior is expected to be respectful to all. Appropriate listening and kindness are expected in communication and humor, in person, online, as well as in social media. Once the course has begun if a student misses a week-end, they may attend a future class at no extra cost, and refunds (less processing fees) are given five days prior to course beginning.  We welcome students to come and tour our campus, view manuals and ask about special training aids, and meet with instructors, who are happy to answer all your questions. Students may return to future classes for refresher for free upon permission of instructors.

NOTE: each module advances with more higher level tools/exercises and includes the following: Intentions, Coaching Exercises, Coaching in Person, Forms & Working Tools, Peer Coaching). Here are topics:

I. It’s About You / Architecture

  • Coaching Architecture
  • Rapport Building
  • Coaching Frames
  • Contracting Coach Agreements
  • Vision-to-Action
  • Setting Intention & Meaning
  • People Mapping

II. Coaching Using NLP/Architecture

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Rapport Building Using NLP
  • The Mystery Contract
  • Getting Aligned to the Values
  • Secrets of Powerful NLP Coaching

III. Nuts & Bolts

  • Coaching Ethics
  • Deep Listening
  • Systematic Coaching
  • Steps to Provoke and Draw out
  • “Blink” Oriented
  • Elicit Outcomes
  • Uncover Beliefs
  • Accountability in Coaching
  • Questioning Skills
  • State Crafting
  • Design Your Physical Landscape
  • Coaching Wise Decision-making
  • Tracking Skills

IV. The Artistry of Coaching

  • Witnessing Clients Cycle Change
  • Secrets of Charismatic Coaching
  • Activating Flow
  • Modeling Success
  • Creative Communication
  • The Hero’s Journey
  • Metaphors to Inspire
  • Benchmarks for Clients

V. Building a Practice

  • What kind of coach are you?
  • Life Coaching Parameters
  • Telecoaching
  • Presentations
  • Who is Your Audience?
  • Coaching ID
  • Building a Practice
  • Guests: Coaches, Field Experts

Continuing Education in Coaching

Executive Coaching,Vision/Dream Coaching, LifeScripting
Additional 2-Day Classes

Executive Coaching – By request
2-day workshop for only $595 for Coaches Executive-focused

  • Styles for Executives
  • Processes for State Management
  • Team-building
  • Executive Coaching
  • Materials and Tools Included


Vision/Dream Coaching – By Request
10 weeks online for $395

  • Fun and creative processes
  • Tuning in to your highest ambitions, aspirations and desires
  • How to bring dreams to the surface
  • Creating action on all levels
  • Workbook included
  • Teleconference or Online


Coaching & Life Scripting – To Be Scheduled
1-day playshop for only $75

Objective: A 1-day workshop in self-development. This class will provide the opportunity for participants to play with a life event, challenge, or something happening in their life where they feel stuck. Participants will have a collection of ideas to help widen perspective and move forward in accomplishing their challenge.

  • Identify a challenge
  • Learn fun and interesting process to collect ideas
  • List actions and resources to support accomplishing challenge
  • Create a dialogue about challenge
  • Demonstrate listening to workshop participants and giving feedback to widen perspective
  • Analyze ideas and journal in class.

LOCATION: Our Campus is located conveniently near John’s Landing and is very easy to get to.

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