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THE CHAIR

I’d like to share with you an incident that I have yet to reconcile within myself as to whether I was right or wrong; whether I over-reacted or under-reacted, whether I was defending myself or being petty, whether I was calling out someone for trying to take me down a peg or whether I was actually the one who made her feel badly.

Equality

TO SPEAK UP OR NOT SPEAK UP-That is the Question

I wrote this piece in January 2017 after the controversy surrounding the judging of the women's event at the 2017-2018 US National Figure Skating Championships. In light of Ashley Wagner's bravery for coming forward with her allegations of sexual abuse, I thought it only appropriate to re-post.

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A Product Review for the Fitbit Alta HR Monitor

Product:  Fitbit Alta HR Monitor Price:  $129.29 CDN Cheapest Place to Buy:  Amazon.ca My Rating:  10/10 Overview:  I’ve seen the Fitbit monitors around for a couple of years, and finally decided it was time to find out what all the fuss was about.  I’m so glad I did.  I love my Fit bit with all… Continue reading A Product Review for the Fitbit Alta HR Monitor

coaching, figure skating

Feedback: The Highs, the Lows and the In-Betweens

It's not an understatement to say that the ability to give positive, timely and helpful feedback in the right manner at the right time can be a game changer for young athletes and differentiates the good coaches from the best coaches.