Why Be a Coach?

Clients beginning their journeys with Take Shape For Life will notice results quickly. Family, friends, even acquaintances will ask what you’re doing differently, and it’s natural to want to share your story with them.

Becoming a TSFL Health Coach is that easy. You’ll share your story, your knowledge of the Habits of Health, and your enthusiasm with someone just like you. Now studies show that mentoring another to a healthy weight can actually help you maintain your own.

Stay accountable—to your Clients and to yourself. Join our community. And spread health. Ask your own Health Coach how to get started.


Get Started

It's easy to get started with just a few simple steps. Once you purchase your Health Coach Career Kit, you'll receive an email that will link you to our online enrollment site. Follow the steps outlined in the email to complete the enrollment process, and you will be on your way to helping others get healthy.

If you have any questions or do not receive the email, please contact Take Shape For Life Field Support at (877) 270-5708.

1. Activate your Office In Motion account

A Health Coach must first activate his account before beginning his business activities. Your Office In Motion is your online connection to Take Shape For Life, the online back office to your business. In order to bring on Clients and get paid, you must activate your account online and complete your paperwork. This online process includes:

  1. Agreement (via electronic signature) to the Health Coach Terms and Conditions and governing policies and procedures
  2. Completion of the Activation Questionaire
  3. Proof of a valid tax ID number via submittal of IRS Form W-9 (for tax purposes only)

2. Pass the Basic Competency Assessment

After activating your account, you have 30 days to take (and pass) the Basic Competency Assessment to show you have the knowledge necessary to coach Clients. If you miss the deadline, your account will close, so be sure to complete the Basic Competency Assessment within the first 30 days.

3. Learn the basics of our products and protocols

To learn the basics of the Medifast Program and prepare for the Basic Competency Exam, study:

4. Build your business foundations

  • Watch the Office In Motion online tutorials to learn all the site's features and functions.
  • Set up your co-branded Web site.
  • Order your Take Shape For Life business cards.
  • Set up a work area dedicated to conducting your business.
  • Get a business phone line with three-way calling, call waiting, and voicemail so you don't miss your Clients when they contact you.

5. Get connected with your support system

  • Contact your support team, including your Sponsor and Business Leadership Team, and introduce yourself.
  • Ask your sponsor to help you develop a few Clients through face-to-face meetings or three-way calls among you, your Sponsor, and the Client.

6. Invest in yourself and your business

  • Invest time each day working on your business plan and building your expertise.
  • Sign up for the BeSlim® Club, and adopt the BeSlim lifestyle to keep yourself healthy. (It pays to be a walking billboard for Take Shape For Life!)
  • Get certified through COPE, a partnership with Take Shape For Life, the MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education and the College of Nursing at Villanova University. With certification from COPE, you’ll be a more confident, competent, and credible Health Coach, and of better service to your Clients. Plus you’ll be able to sponsor other Health Coaches and exhibit at conferences, trade shows, and other events. Both the Basic Competency Assessment and the Health Coach Certification Exam can be taken on the COPE portal. The Basic Competency Assessment has been updated and includes an improved, interactive new study course.
  • Get your 30-day Client Acquisition Bonus to kick off your new business and score an extra $100.
  • Plan to attend the next Take Shape For Life National Convention this summer.
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Take Shape For Life® makes no claim that these results are representative of all participants on the Take Shape For Life® Program. Take Shape For Life® recommends you consult with a physician before starting a weight-loss program. Average weight loss for Clients on the Optimal Weight 5&1 Plan with support is 20 lbs.

BeSlim® Club Membership: Minimum BeSlim® Club order of $250 required to qualify for free standard shipping and earn 10% Rewards. Minimum BeSlim® Club order of $150-249.99 required to qualify for Flat rate shipping of $5.00 and earn 5% Rewards. First qualifying BeSlim® order receives five (5) free boxes. See the BeSlim® Club terms and conditions for complete details.
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