Happier Practices when you Practice Gratitude

Happier Practices when you Practice Gratitude

This weekend we Canadians celebrated Thanksgiving. This long weekend always feels so special, giving thanks for all the family, friends and gifts we have been given. It is a good reminder of the importance of showing gratitude all season long. Athletes who also show...
Are You Stuck in the Pre-Competition Squeeze?

Are You Stuck in the Pre-Competition Squeeze?

Imagine it is 2 weeks before your next big competition and you are starting to experience the pre-competition week jitters. Your (insert jump here), which you have been landing for years is starting to give you trouble. You are not landing it in the program. You feel...
What is a Strong Mindset worth to you?

What is a Strong Mindset worth to you?

Skating parents, imagine your skater circling around for 15 minutes of a 1 hour session not attempting a jump. Just skating around, setting up for a jump but completely bailing before the take off or popping it altogether, over and over again. That is 1/4 of every...
What Success with Mental Training looks like!

What Success with Mental Training looks like!

Over the past 4.5 years I have had the pleasure to help athletes overcome mental blocks, build confidence, and perform to their ability when it matters most: during competition. I want to highlight 3 skater’s accomplishments that truly showcases what is possible when...
5 Biggest Insights into Bianca Andreescu’s Mental Game

5 Biggest Insights into Bianca Andreescu’s Mental Game

Bianca started mental training at the age of 12. It was introduced to her by her mother and the focus was on prevention. This is the ideal start time; before the self-doubt or the concern with what other’s think sets in. Providing your athlete with the tools to...