It’s December the 27th and it’s 10:19pm and I have an epic case of insomnia so what better to do than reflect on the past year, and set new goals for the coming year? Lets start out here by saying 2018 has been a year. A big old massive year, with highest of highs and … Continue reading Goal Setting 2019
Your plan is written and then it happens - for some reason something doesn’t seem to be working out, you have an ‘oh my god’ moment…. I used to genuinely panic at this point - I’ve been known to actually skate out of the hall in a flat spin, shout at myself in the toilets … Continue reading Roller Derby Coaching – Part.2 When the Plan isn’t working
Find your Passion: fitness when you’re younger is about play, competition and socialization and how the word exercise - such as in PE classes at school - would develop these negative connotations. As adults, we keep that mentality, we seem to experience the word exercise with a negative emotional response - and we need to reboot that and start doing the things we ENJOY, and not see it as punishment, but as play.
Let's start off by saying coaching isn’t easy - Coaching is actually really hard! Being able to make a session that; covers varying experience and skills levels, keeps everyone engaged and involved, and most importantly allows everyone to continue to learn. Initially I found this incredibly daunting, and I still do - so this is how I plan my sessions, in case it helps anyone else out there who’s new to the coaching world!
As an athlete - yes I know I originally used the term quite mockingly - but actually, I am! #owningit Anyway, as an athlete, over the past few years, I've been looking for ways to improve myself at my sport. Improving my fitness was one part of that, but on the most part it was … Continue reading What CrossFit is teaching me…