To Build Confidence you have to Fake It First!

To Build Confidence you have to Fake It First!

Have you ever said YES to something and then realized, “how the heck am I going to get the confidence to pull that off”? Jumping first and thinking later takes a lot of confidence….or at least “perceived confidence” but you do it and...
6 Ways Mental Training can TRANSFORM Your Skating!

6 Ways Mental Training can TRANSFORM Your Skating!

Mental Training is a hugely important and unfortunately under-utilized piece of the training puzzle. Just like you fuel your body with healthy food and exercise, your mind also requires nourishment in the form of positive, focused thoughts and mental training tools....
Great Training is all about How You View Your Environment

Great Training is all about How You View Your Environment

How you view your practice environment is everything when it comes to creating productive practices. I have skaters who train at the Cricket Club and I was thinking about what the energy must be like since the influx of incredible skaters. Skating on the same ice as...
First Comp. Success = Building a Solid Foundation

First Comp. Success = Building a Solid Foundation

How are you feeling about your first competition of the season?   For many of you, that is quickly approaching and you may be a bit bewildered to believe that it is only a few weeks away. Whether you are feeling prepared or not, there is a mindset shift that can help...
Perfectionism: A Portrait of Me the Skater

Perfectionism: A Portrait of Me the Skater

I was a skater once and this is a glimpse into how Perfectionism showed up for me on the ice. If you can relate to any of these statements then maybe it is a part of your life too. If you are like me or most of the skaters I work with you have experienced the need to...