Measuring Motivation:  Staying Motivated during a Pandemic

Measuring Motivation: Staying Motivated during a Pandemic

As we continue to navigate the pandemic, you may be struggling with the uncertainty and change. For many of the athletes I work with, the pandemic has taken away the external motivators that pushed them in practice. They were forced to leave their normal competitive...
Keeping your Competitive Edge without Competition

Keeping your Competitive Edge without Competition

How long has it been since you competed? I know for most it has been at least 6-8 months. I am sure this is the longest you have ever gone without feeling the nerves and pressure of competing. Like anything you haven’t tried in awhile, it may seem scary to think about...
Let your Frustration Fuel your Performance

Let your Frustration Fuel your Performance

Does any of this sound familiar…you practice really poorly the week before competition, you bomb your short program, you pop everything on your warm-up. What do all of these scenarios have in common? They all induce high levels of frustration! Frustration is a...
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...
Creating the Practice you Love

Creating the Practice you Love

Lately I have been approached by more and more skaters who struggle with practice consistency and nerves. This is where your practices fluctuate from day to day or even practice to practice, creating unpredictability that can cause a lot of frustration especially...