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New Year’s Resolutions for Figure Skating Parents

January 20, 2013 by  
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New Year’s Resolutions for Figure Skating Parents By Jo Ann Schneider Farris As 2013 begins, it’s time for figure skating parents to evaluate their behavior.  Below are some suggested New Year’s Resolutions for figure skating parents. 1.  Be consistent with your child’s lessons and practice. Get your children to the rink on time for lessons […]

Prevent injury and improve performance with sport specific analysis

January 20, 2013 by  
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By Nicolette House Imagine having the ability to predict which injuries might befall certain athletes. If these injuries could be prevented think of all the time saved. Instead of sitting a season out in recovery mode, athletes could spend their days perfecting their skills. When it comes to dealing with injury, many athletes leave doctors’ […]

Maddie Takes the Ice Visits the Skokie Skatium

January 20, 2013 by  
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Winter Outing Promotes Sport and Education By Larry Norris About 80 Young skating enthusiasts and parents from Chicago’s North Shore  and Skokie Public Library patrons took advantage of a special complimentary  program called an “Afternoon with Ice Skater Nicolette House” on January 7th,  2013 at the  Skokie Skatium.  The innovative program brought author Nicolette  House […]

It takes a village…..to raise a successful athlete

January 18, 2013 by  
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It Takes A Village… You’ve heard the quote,” It takes a village to raise a child”. Well, in my opinion it takes a village to create a winning athlete. So many of us watch sports or the Olympic Games and admire the winners and marvel at their greatness. It is a natural inclination to think, […]

Where do good performances come from? The mind, body, or both?

January 18, 2013 by  
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By Nicolette House We know the cliche- sports are 99% mental and 1% physical. Athletes always see coaches point to their heads make references such as, It’s all up here, when a player makes an uncharacteristic mistake. As an athlete and professionally trained life coach, I’ve taken a close look at how true this  theory […]

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