Coaching Skills

In each Profession there are specific skills that the field identify and use for competency assessment and for setting the standard within the field. 

The following are the Coaching skills identified by the MCF, distinct and apart from skills of other professional modaliites (such as training, mentoring, consulting, counselling).  It is competency within these following Coaching skills that distnguishes a  professional Coach.

The MCF has identified 29 Coaching specific skills,

7 Essential or Core Skills

9 Change Skills

13 Crticial Skills 

Following are the competency benchmarks for each of theses skills.  Competency ranges from 0 level of competency (no level of skill) to a level 5 (mastery of the skill).  Level 3 or higher demonstrates competency in increasing degrees.