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It’s a Marathon not a Sprint

When a parent inquires about mental training for their skater, they often ask,  “how many sessions will my skater require? How long until we start to notice improvements in his/her mindset and therefore, experience the benefits on the ice?” Although this depends greatly on how quickly the skater “buys in” and how strongly he/she […]

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Stop Saying “Good Luck”!

Stop saying “good luck”! Posted by Rebekah Dixon on Saturday, October 1, 2016 Many skaters I work with competed this past weekend.  I have spent weeks or even months helping them prepare mentally for the competitive season.  A large part of that training is helping them create more productive, purpose-driven […]

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Check Your Baggage at the Boards

How to: Check Your Baggage At the Boards Posted by Rebekah Dixon on Friday, June 3, 2016   Wouldn’t it be great if you could step on the ice with a clear mind to practice each day?  If you could just wipe the slate clean from yesterday’s mistakes, today’s insecurity and […]

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The KEY to Training While Injured

At some point in your skating career you may experience an injury and the slew of emotions that accompany this experience are palpable. Frustration, anger, sadness to name a few are felt by your “whole team” (mom, dad, coach, family pet!, etc). You want to keep pushing through, your parents […]

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Canadian Ladies Shatter Glass Ceiling!

As a young skater growing up in Cape Breton, Canada I had big dreams of competing Internationally, going to Worlds and eventually the Olympics! Unfortunately, the belief was that you could never make it living in our little community. There weren’t the resources, the training or the level of coaches […]

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