Consistency is an Inside job

Consistency is an Inside job

Consistency is as much an inside job as it is an outside job. Extreme fluctuations from one program to the next is a problem for many skaters this season. This is apparent when an athlete does very well in one program and then very poorly in the next. You have to...
Using Gratitude to stay Positive

Using Gratitude to stay Positive

It is easy to get caught up in the challenges of everyday training. When you make a mistake, I am sure your mind reminds you of this constantly! Actually, mistakes seem to stick in our minds more easily than accomplishments. Keeping a positive mindset during practice...
10 Reasons Mental Training at the Club Level is a MUST!

10 Reasons Mental Training at the Club Level is a MUST!

I recognize the importance of pursuing the mission to make mental training part of every athletes off-ice routine. You wouldn’t wait until your athlete had an injury before you started introducing stretch and fitness classes. So, why wait until there is a mental...
Change your Negative thoughts to Positive

Change your Negative thoughts to Positive

Your thoughts create your feelings and your feelings create your behaviour. For this reason, the way you practice and perform is directly connected to the thoughts you are telling yourself. If you want to change your behaviour, you need to bring awareness to your...
Train now for success next season

Train now for success next season

Skaters who have had the greatest success are those who invest in their training early in the season. The off-season is an important time to focus on rest and recovery, pushing the boundaries of your creative comfort zone with new programs, and periodization planning....