Let your warm up be what it is… Posted by Rebekah Dixon on Saturday, September 30, 2017
DO IT!…Despite Your Fear
Most skaters believe that they will feel more confident once they land a certain jump or if they are skating clean programs leading up to a competition…but in reality this is probably not true. Truth is, the most incredibly successful athletes in the world still struggle with confidence and to DO […]
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 […]
Skating Moms, I Got Your Back!
Skating Moms, I got your back! Posted by Rebekah Dixon on Thursday, August 24, 2017
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 […]
Change your Thoughts, Eliminate Distractions on the Ice
During a first session with a new skater I always ask, how are your practices going? Too often they share with me the details of a bad practice and the many reasons behind what went wrong: I was tired, my skates weren’t sharp enough, other skaters were horsing around and […]
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 […]
5 Ways to Reframe, “I hate morning ice”!
If you are a passionate skater you probably fight for every ounce of ice you can get your skates on! Often this means early morning practices, before school, while it is still dark outside, and when you are still half asleep. Your mindset and beliefs about whether you are a morning […]
Fake It Till You Make It: Tips to Start Achieving Your Goals Quickly!
I am sure you have heard the old saying, “fake it till you make it”. The idea that all you have to do is ‘pretend’ you know what you are doing and eventually you will learn how to do it. For skaters this is a perfect way to pursue goals. […]
How Gratitude can Improve Practice and Performance
If it is true that WHAT YOU FOCUS ON EXPANDS then do you think it is a good idea to talk about and focus on that one thing that you did wrong today in practice? Absolutely not! However, when I ask skaters about how their practice went typically the […]