First Comp. Success = Building a Solid Foundation

First Comp. Success = Building a Solid Foundation

How are you feeling about your first competition of the season?   For many of you, that is quickly approaching and you may be a bit bewildered to believe that it is only a few weeks away. Whether you are feeling prepared or not, there is a mindset shift that can help...
Perfectionism: A Portrait of Me the Skater

Perfectionism: A Portrait of Me the Skater

I was a skater once and this is a glimpse into how Perfectionism showed up for me on the ice. If you can relate to any of these statements then maybe it is a part of your life too. If you are like me or most of the skaters I work with you have experienced the need to...
3 Teachings I Learned from my Workshop with Elvis

3 Teachings I Learned from my Workshop with Elvis

Recently I had the incredible opportunity to facilitate mental training sessions at a workshop with Elvis Stojko. Growing up a skater in the 90’s Elvis was one of my idols so it was exciting to be asked to speak at a workshop where he was coaching. He was known...
End of a Season, Start of a Playlist!

End of a Season, Start of a Playlist!

I often say, CBC Radio 2 is the soundtrack to my life! It is always playing in my home from the moment I wake up to the moment I go to sleep, my house is filled with the familiar sounds of Mornings, Tempo and Drive. As a  young skater I was inspired by the music I...