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...
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...
The #1 Myth Parents Believe about Mental Training

The #1 Myth Parents Believe about Mental Training

As a parent, do you wait until after your skater is injured to start encouraging them to warm up, and enrolling them in stretch and fitness training? NO! So why would you wait until there is a confidence issue or inconsistency in performance to start training their...
Perform Your Best Despite How You are Feeling

Perform Your Best Despite How You are Feeling

It is difficult enough to perform your best when you have all your ducks in a row…but imagine when things are not going as planned. I recently had this happen and it made me think about the elite athletes I have worked with and how they have become really good...
Are your Tracks Pointing toward Success?

Are your Tracks Pointing toward Success?

Getting in the zone, being in the moment, conscious performance are all ways I describe the focus it requires to perform at your best. The mind and body need to be working together to support this kind of skating. I often use the example of TRAIN TRACKS, whereby...