Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology

Abstract - The ethos of the combat sports’ trainer. Trainer as a propagator of some guidelines on holistic pedagogy

The main aim of the article is to present the role of the trainer and his/her work taking under consideration different aspects: his/her personality, training and educational skills as well as his /her basic tasks and aims.
In this article there are not too many details concerning all aspects of trainer’s work. The author tried to present mainly those issues of trainer’s work which are crucial for the trainees’ personality development. Special emphasis is put on its role in the holistic conceive of the trainees.
The major part of the article is devoted to the ideal model of the combat sport’s trainer. The author shows that there is not one, ideal model of a good trainer but gives the set of features which are characteristic of those who are the most talented and distinguished ones.