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Eight Reasons Your Coach Hates You

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Jul 19, 2011
Learn how to keep your relationship with your coach a happy one. Photo: Nils Nilsen

7. You’re too Type A.

“I had one client that would email me every week by Friday that his next week was not planned out for him yet. I always look at the previous weeks workout comments before working the next weeks plan and never go further than one week in advance to customize to the clients needs. After explaining this to him a couple of times, he still sent me the emails.” You think you’re laid-back and low maintenance, but you may be just as Type A as the next age grouper. Your coach is operating the way he/she does for a reason. If it doesn’t work for you, learn to relax or find a new coach.

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a senior editor at Triathlete magazine, a five-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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