Jan 17, 2011

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Should Figure Skating Coaches Text Their Figure Sk...

Should Figure Skating Coaches Text Their Figure Skaters?

Todays post is inspired from the Positive Coaching Alliances Ask PCA Your Youth Sports Questions How comfortable are you with this scenario? My 14-year-old sons travel hockey coach asked all the parents for the kids cell phone numbers and said he will communicate directly with the kids via text message about newly scheduled practices and games. I was the only holdout, asking the...

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Jan 12, 2011

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Too Scared to Jump. Should I Quit Figure Skating?

Too Scared to Jump. Should I Quit Figure Skating?

Todays problem comes from L.A., a junior-level figure skater who injured herself on a jump. Basically what happened was I got injured over the summer I was just starting to get confident with my double Axel, so I got over excited and somehow landed one too hard and the majority of the bones in my foot shattered. Everybody was confused as to exactly how it happened, but it did and...

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Jan 4, 2011

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My Figure Skater Has Flat Feet! What...

My Figure Skater Has Flat Feet! What Should I Do?

Todays question comes from reader Annie. What should I do about flat feet?...

Jan 1, 2011

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Figure Skating Club Volunteers: Chan...

Figure Skating Club Volunteers: Changing the Anti-Volunteer Mindset

Ive written about figure skating club volunteer hours twice this summer...

Dec 16, 2010

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Ballet for Figure Skaters Survey Res...

Note from Ice Mom: This guest post comes from ballet for figure skaters...