Coaching assumes a state of awareness to be a key attribute. This encompasses the awareness of the coach, the client and the environment. In order to create awareness in the client, the coach needs to be aware. Awareness happens at several levels: physical, mental, emotional, and energy. The highest level of awareness, that of energy, follows other states of awareness such as those of mind and body, and yet transcends them. Energy awareness does not happen when mind and body dominate. True awareness happens in a mindless state. The author walks the path of the mindless coach, a new paradigm. In this first article of a series, he presents his experience of mindlessness.