“Stop thinking. Start doing” Nothing is going to happen until you start. Sometimes we overthink things to the point where it prevents us from ever starting. Stop thinking. Start doing. Just skate.
“Most people who don’t want to sacrifice will find excuses. The people willing to make sacrifices find solutions.” It pains me to say that summer has ended, and with that school begins. 9 1/2 more months will pass before we can experience endless hours spent at the rink and full days of training. It may […]
Why is it that whenever it comes to a test or a competition, the week of the, the day before, or even during warm up everything seems to fall apart? Training for months, and everything is solid until the test approaches. All of the sudden there is an added stress, a time restraint to be […]
“Great skaters are not made up of their technique, but be their passion” Once again, I have been listening to more podcasts, and this week I listened to an episode of the Solopreneurhour where they said, “You cant teach hustle.” Oh how true! Growing up skating I didn’t exactly have one of the best coaches […]
When you see a skater skate, what do you remember most about that skater? Is it their amazing presentation, beautiful spiral, or triple jumps? So many historic and memorable skaters are remembered for their grace and elegance. I can’t understand why so many skaters training are PRIMARILY focused on jumps and jumps only. I see […]
“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” -Albert Einstein Figure skaters are insane. I’m not talking about the Tanya Hardings, cut someone with your skate kind of insane (although in the skating world I’m sure we can all agree there are those kind of insanes). The inane I’m talking about […]
Why did you wake up this morning? For an appointment, to go to work, to get your haircut? Everything we do in life has a reason or a why. Going from day to day we all set ourselves into a routine and the “whys” of our lives seem to disappear into the shadows. For athletes, […]