Stop Saying “Good Luck”!

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...
Change your Thoughts, Eliminate Distractions on the Ice

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...
Check Your Baggage at the Boards

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,...
5 Ways to Reframe, “I hate morning ice”!

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...