3 Teachings I Learned from my Workshop with Elvis

3 Teachings I Learned from my Workshop with Elvis

Recently I had the incredible opportunity to facilitate mental training sessions at a workshop with Elvis Stojko. Growing up a skater in the 90’s Elvis was one of my idols so it was exciting to be asked to speak at a workshop where he was coaching. He was known...
End of a Season, Start of a Playlist!

End of a Season, Start of a Playlist!

I often say, CBC Radio 2 is the soundtrack to my life! It is always playing in my home from the moment I wake up to the moment I go to sleep, my house is filled with the familiar sounds of Mornings, Tempo and Drive. As a  young skater I was inspired by the music I...
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...
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...