Originally coach means carriage
Coming from Hungarian, the English word „coach” means „carriage“ as the mean of transport which gets you from the place where you are right now to the place where you want to be.
And that's it: coaching It enables you to get from a situation which you currently experience to the situation which you wish to achieve.
The term ‘Coach’ meaning “instructor/trainer” was initially started in 1830 and the Oxford University put forth the meaning of this term as slang for a tutor who “carries” a student through an exam. Since 1885 coaching is used in the area of sport
INTERNATIONAL COACHING FEDERATION
Coaching is partnership between the Coach and the Client in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires the client to maximize personal and professional potential.
if you need more info about coaching discipline itself, please refer to the International Coach Federation as the world’s largest organisation of professionally trained coaches.
after experiencing myself as coachee
Coaching is an authentic disruptive process leading you, the coachee, to evolve.
It's you the maker of your change and development as it's you to find your way through a deep understanding of yourself, your limits, your resources, functional and disfunctional thinking patterns.
The coach is your partner in your training to life challenges, in all its areas.