Zagitova’s Devestating Performance: Too Much Too Soon?

Zagitova’s Devestating Performance: Too Much Too Soon?

Nobody saw that coming! Going into the World Championships and even after a mistake in the short program, everyone believed Alina Zagitova was a shoo in for the World gold medal. Her ability to focus mentally and perform consistently has made her an unbeatable force...
Olympic Lessons in Mental Training

Olympic Lessons in Mental Training

It has been 2.5 weeks since the Olympics finished and I am still revelling in how it all turned out! As a viewer and lover of figure skating, I couldn’t have asked for a more satisfying event. As a mental trainer, there were so many nuggets of wisdom and take...
Your Christmas Wishlist can be a Christmas Goal List!

Your Christmas Wishlist can be a Christmas Goal List!

Have you made a list for Santa this year? My kids are 7 and 5 years old and their lists were like a mile long! Many wishes for toys, books, and surprises.  Maybe you have a skater wishlist that you keep in your head or share with your coach, parents and close friends....
Rehash in the Kiss and Cry…Yes or No?

Rehash in the Kiss and Cry…Yes or No?

You have just completed a ‘not so great’ performance and now you are sitting in the Kiss and Cry with your coach. He or she starts to talk to you about the mistakes you made, what you could have done instead, the levels you missed, how you can do better...