Trainer Distance

By Ashraf Al Shafaki


It is good for the trainer to build a strong relationship with trainees yet it must be based upon mutual respect and the trainer should still maintain some distance, albeit small, from trainees.


  • Gain trainee trust
  • Win trainees emotionally
  • Get trainee respect and maintain it
  • Be modest all the time with trainees
  • Behave in a familiar way with trainees
  • Keep a small distance between you and trainees. Do not get too familiar so that you can remain the decision maker in the training room.