“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.
Choosing a coach is an extremely difficult process and there are many things to take under consideration. In the previous post we talked about personality, strengths, and credentials but there is much more to consider when choosing a coach. We also need to think about finances, availability, and standards. In most places figure skating coaches […]
“Sometimes you just need to relax and know that everything is going to be okay” Regionals is right around the corner and with that comes preparation. More often than not, I see skaters around the rink training their programs like crazy a day or two before traveling to the big competition. Every time I see […]
The first word that comes to mind for a figure skater when they think skating is “life.” The first word that comes to mind for the parents when they think skating is “money.” Figure skating is a very, very expensive sport. Some families flush even more money down the drain by not investing in quality […]
Why do skaters compete? You might be expecting, especially based off the motivational site this tends to be, that you are about to read the answer “because it is fun, for the pure joy of skating, to show off the skaters accomplished skills, for the experience and so on.” Yes these are all good reasons and I […]
Do you get nervous before a competition or a test session? Do you start freaking out over the little things? One way to calm your nerves before an event is to understand the things that are out of your control. There is no reason to stress, get worried or get nervous over anything that you cannot […]