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...
How Gratitude can Improve Practice and Performance

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 first thing they...
The KEY to Training While Injured

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...