Why you have to Feel all the feelings

Why you have to Feel all the feelings

Emotional regulation is presenting a real challenge for athletes in this “post covid” competition season. Inconsistency of training and lack of competition experience are just two of the things athletes are dealing with. It is our natural inclination to hold heavy...
Are there Emotional Consequences to “Playing the Game”?

Are there Emotional Consequences to “Playing the Game”?

It is becoming evident that the scoring system is rewarding quality of jumps over quantity. Skaters are being rewarded for performing less challenging elements at a higher quality than for trying more challenging elements with the risk of mistakes. I am sure this...
Eliminating Negative Emotions that affect Performance

Eliminating Negative Emotions that affect Performance

Imagine this… You spend endless hours training. Your practices are consistent and strong in the days leading up to the competition. You arrive, practice ice starts, you do your warm-up but something doesn’t feel right. The rink is different and it sets you...