Coach – client – observer

This is a basic coaching setting of roles how the coaching conversation is lead. These three roles can give youngsters full experience to talk about the important topic for themselves as a client, to be attentive listeners and ask useful questions by being present and observe the conversation. It is a setting of the roles how the coaching conversation is lead.
It is a shift from advising the youngster about a solution to encouragement and empowerment to find his own inner resources and strength.

How does it work?

If we work individually with a youngster than we give him/her a chance to be automatically in the role of the client. If we work in a group of youngsters than we invite, firstly, voluntary the ones who want to try out the role of the coach.

Coach – is a role in the conversation in which the coach is firstly an attentive listener. He/she gives and creates a space for the client. Secondly, he/she serves for the client by asking questions for moving forward. Coach lets the client to discover his/her own goals and strengths to reach it.

Client – is a role of the conversation in which the client shares his/her topic and puts efforts to find his/her own direction towards a solution and inner strength to reach it. Observer- is a role of the conversation which the observer is an attentive listener of the client and the coach. He carefully notices the resources within a client and coach.

The coaching conversation lasts for 20 min. After the converstation, there is 3 min resource gossiping between coach and observer regarding the client and 3 min resource gossiping between client and observer regarding the coach.