Mental Toughness Workshop for Skaters coming to the

San Diego Ice Arena

Skating Parents,

As a skating parent, it can be very frustrating to see your skater struggle with their consistency and performance in competitions. Many times, skaters have a hard time staying focused in practice and struggle to land new jumps or improve their overall skating ability in a timely fashion. Many parents and coaches alike, have witnessed a skater attribute a poor performance to losing focus, or tightening up under pressure,
~ the mental side of skating.
Despite that, athletes and coaches commonly try to correct poor performance simply through more practice time or program runs. Often, a lack of physical skills is not the real problem, but a lack of mental skills is. Just telling a skater to relax will not produce the desired effect unless that skater has already learned and practiced relaxation skills. Simply telling a skater to be confident does not magically instill it.

In February & March, Shannon Peck, M.S. will lead a series of Mental Toughness Workshops at the San Diego Ice Arena.

Help your skaters to:

Boost self-confidence levels
Stay calm under pressure
Set effective goals
Identify self-doubts and replace ineffective self-talk
Use Visualization to increase concentration and consistency
Improve focus control and skater’s pre-event

What: Five 1-hour workshops will be held on Saturdays from 11am -12pm.

Where:  San Diego Ice Arena

When: Saturday, February 6th, 13th, 20th, March 5th, & 12th, 2016 (No class 2/27).

Cost: $100 for 5 sessions. Skaters need to sign up for the entire 5 sessions that make up the Mental Toughness Workshop. One make up class will be provided.

Each skater is given an individual performance profile, assessing areas for improvement. Trust a proven program that has been successful with skaters and teams of varying sizes. Give your skaters a key advantage by bridging the gap between research and practice. Sign up for the workshop that will begin your skater’s progression to becoming a mentally tough athlete with the self-knowledge they need to perform consistently.

Please visit for more information.

Please e-mail Shannon at to sign up.

Shannon Peck, M.S.,CSPC. ~760.505.2302

Shannon is a Senior Coach at SDIA

Shannon was a competitive skater for 8 years and a principal skater with Ice
Capades, Disney on ice, Sea World and Holiday on Ice. She has a Masters degree
in Psychology and is a Certified Sport Psychology Coach.




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