Coaching for Coaches


No one can give what they don't already have

To be effective coaches or leaders, the persons interested must commit to self-reflection and self-mastery as fundamental practices for lifelong development.

Training processes must address the mind, body and spirit, as well as emotions, given that each is a source of wisdom and enriches the other.

We believe that the art and practice of coaching relies on careful listening, mutual relationships and connection. Coaches have the ability to see “what is” and “what could be.” We believe that leaders must be observant and influential at the organizational level.




+ Leader Coach Training Program
(accredited by ICF)

In-person Coaching Certification in Costa Rica Coaching is one of the most powerful and respectable ways in which a person can participate in another’s growth and development. To be worthy of the privilege of accompanying another person on this journey, coaches themselves must also be fully immersed in this evolutionary journey.

We all live and work in a context in which our personal stories, society, the world we live in, and the organizations where we work are intertwined. These and many other contextual factors form part of a “system” of dynamic variables that play an important role in accelerating or deteriorating a leader’s ability to learn, grow, and be influential. An effective coach must understand and appreciate the interaction among all of these factors, in order to competently work with the persons responsible. We work with coaches in training, to help them embrace this complex system.

This selective program is offered only twice a year, to six participants at a time. The program combines lectures, group work, supervision, mentoring and individual coaching.

For more information about this ICF-certified training course, read through this document.

+ Coaching for Coaches

What is Coaching for Coaches about?

Ligia Olvera’s Coaching for Coaches seeks to help coaches learn about themselves and evolve as a whole. Once participants have completed this process, they are able to help others. From a theoretical standpoint, no one can help another person; a coach in training must participate in his or her own coaching process to become a coach.

+ Mentoring

Mentoring for coaches is a fundamental service, in order to be eligible to apply for the first license offered by the International Coach Federation (ICF), an applicant must have received 10 hours of mentoring from a coach who is certified as a mentor. During these sessions, mentors provide coaches in training with constructive criticism, based on their analysis of pre-recorded sessions.

+ Supervision

Another important service provided to coaches during their training process is supervision. During supervision sessions, different dilemmas are addressed. Having a supervisor enables coaches to access resources, grow as coaches, gain greater confidence in dealing with clients, and learn from challenges faced by others.


Objectives of Coaching for Coaches