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St. Petersburg, Florida

Become a Certified Life Coach in St. Petersburg, Florida

Essential offers life coach training in the beautiful “Sunshine City” of St. Petersburg, Florida. A lively and bustling, beachside “burg” recognized as a destination for the arts and cultural attractions with world class museums, architecture, hip nightlife, sporting events, and craft beer and restaurants galore. St. Pete was named “Best City for Millennial Job Seekers” (Nerd Wallet, 2014) and #12 in the Nation for Small Businesses, (Biz2Credit, 2014). It attracts individuals who love the year round outdoor climate and are fulfilling their dreams!

St. Pete is the place to create and share ideas and to grow a coaching business. Young professionals in the thriving financial services, healthcare, and marine science sectors of St. Petersburg and nearby Tampa, are poised to benefit from executive coaching, while health and wellness coaching is in high demand among this forever young, health conscious, outdoor living set. St. Pete is a destination for renaissance of all kinds, especially a coaching business!

Your own training is essential to developing a deliberate and well researched coaching background to offer clients. Essential Coach Training establishes the framework and structure on which to build your successful and thriving coaching business. Learning the fundamentals and progression of coaching along side peers, in a supportive and challenging training with professionals to guide you, is the ideal environment to grow and test your coaching skills. The opportunity to experience hands on, focused personal training and then practice your new found tools with feedback is as amazing as it sounds. Essential Coach Training offers a unique, proven and exciting program to accelerate your abilities as a coach and kickstart your business!

How it Works

The Essential Coach Training Program 1.0 is designed to be completed over three weekends. These three weekends, plus completing three coach-client overviews with your trainer, equals the complete Essential Coach Training 1.0 Program.



Essential 1.0

Our life coach training teaches the skills necessary to become a certified life coach, as well as teaches the basics of starting and running your own Life Coaching Business. The Essential Life Coaching program is approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF) , and all training hours count towards ICF credential. Upon completion of the program, you will be a Certified Essential Life Coach and have 60 training hours completed towards ICF certification.

Developed by John Andrew Williams, Essential Life Coach training is one of the few training courses that offers materials and support in helping you develop a business plan and get your first paying Life Coach clients. We are committed to helping our Life Coaches succeed in their new rewarding career.

What you will get through Essential Coach Training in St. Petersburg, Florida

  • A training manual that includes the book Essential Life Coaching, additional commentary, class agendas, and bonus materials
  • 3 one-on-one coach mentoring sessions
  • 60 hours of in-person Life Coach training that has been approved by the International Coach Federation to qualify participants to become Associate Certified Coaches
  • Designation as a Certified Essential Life Coach (CELC)
  • Business-building support and access to sample materials to help you launch your Life Coaching career and create a successful business

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Meet the Trainer

John Andrew Williams is the founder of Essential Coach Training and the other Coach Training programs, the author of 5 books, and a former high school Latin teacher. He is passionate about education and providing an outstanding learning environment for insights and exploration. John’s private practice focuses on working with teenagers, and he has logged over 2700 hours of individual coaching. He has been a speaker at several ICF conferences from Portland, Oregon to Dubai, UAE.

John delivers in person training in Portland, Seattle, Pittsburgh, Honolulu, and Dubai.


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