Coach Spotlight is our special series where we feature one of the coaches around the world that makes Training Tilt possible.
Today we feature Brad Dixon from Everfit. Brad was one of the first handful of coaches to use Training Tilt and is a friend and supporter.
Brad is based in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, one of our best beach holiday towns and the location of many of my own happy childhood memories.
I've just bought Brad's new book Holistic Human and am loving it so far. Brad, as he mentions, might be seen as a "little weird" by his peers. I've always seen him as honest, innovative, kind and faithful to his beliefs.
Brad's coaching philosophy is built around expansive wellness - daily habits that improve performance, blend in with authentic roles in life and address our planet's health.
Why might other coaches benefit from hearing your story?
Understanding that empowering others and having expansive wellness habits, and joy at the core of interaction is key to long term traction and benefit.
What would you say is the greatest success you've experienced building your coaching business?
Meeting awesome inspiring people and continual learning.
What would you say is the greatest failure you've experienced building your coaching business?
At the start, I was aiming to be all things to all people when I should have focused on my core principles.
How would you describe your ideal coaching client? and why?
Someone who is open to trying new ideas, and open to failure.
How do you think your coaching peers would describe you?
A little weird.
What are your coaching philosophies? and how did they come about?
Expansive wellness - daily habits that improve performance, blend in with authentic roles in life and address our planet's health.
When did you start coaching and why did you decide to become a coach?
Around 15 years ago to help two friends compete in a triathlon. I enjoyed being a part of the process and thought I could offer more
What is the most important coaching concept in our present times?
To make athletes understand that the journey towards an event is not all about them - athletes need to be expansive in their ability to blend in daily habits, consumption, interaction with others, and training so it's beneficial for the family, community, and our natural world.
I've just published a book 'Holistic Human' that explores those habits and the expansive nature of our actions.
Here is an example of some of the work Brad has been doing with Everfit
His book Holistic Human is also available on Amazon
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