EDIT is an effort to help coaches, trainers, and other leaders in fitness spaces to work towards The OUT Foundation’s mission of removing barriers that block LGBTQ+ individuals' access and participation in fitness, health, and wellness.
The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Training - EDIT program is designed for anyone that seeks to create a welcoming and nurturing fitness environment for the LGBTQIA2+ community. EDIT 'trains the trainer' to incorporate inclusive coaching skills to uplift, embolden, and affirm their LGBTQIA2+ clients' and members' physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being.
During this 1-hour session participants will learn about unique challenges faced by LGBTQIA2+ individuals as they navigate fitness and wellness spaces. We also discuss key concepts on language and identity as they relate to engaging with members/clients.
After completing this training participants will learn inclusive coaching skills to create safer fitness spaces for the LGBTQIA2+ community through engaging in difficult conversations and using real-world examples to hone those skills.