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Approval

Functional Training Video (2 mins) –   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnXvYzludnw&feature=youtu.be APPROVAL  –                 Psalm 23 begins, “The Lord is my Shepard, I have all that I need.”   I look back on my competitive figure skating career and … Continue Reading

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Strength

Turn off the Music! (Video – 3 mins) – https://youtu.be/-tl1rAVsJhk   STRENGTH –                 There is a common drill I do on the ice with resistance bands called “The Survival of the Fittest. “  One player skates forward while the other player … Continue Reading

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Mind

 High school hockey is on the cusp of beginning playoffs this week, two of CES’s JV teams just battled hard against each other this past weekend in their championship game (congratulations to both teams making it to the final game!) … Continue Reading

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Thermostats

If you are curious about why we train like we do, especially with a focus on 1 legged drills, please check out our video below and don’t forget the words of wisdom to make sure we continue to do our … Continue Reading

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How to Quickly Recover from Muscle Soreness

How To Recover From Muscle Soreness “The pain you feel today is the strength you will feel tomorrow.” – Unknown Whether it’s your first time working out, or you have been for year’s one thing every person will get is … Continue Reading

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Food Reference Guide

Reference Chart for Food Selection

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The Importance of In-Season Training By:  Josh Coenen, CSCS,  Strength Coach as C.E.S.         One of the biggest misconceptions in athletic performance is to stop training once the season starts. A lot of athletes and trainers fail … Continue Reading

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Coaching From the Heart (Part Two)

Coaching From the Heart (Part Two) By: Jennifer Matras, CES Head Skating Instructor           “Make my kid hurt!”  “Number 10 out there, he’s my son, work him extra hard!” “My player skates slow, so fix him!”   These are only a … Continue Reading

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Dare To Be Great

Dare To Be Great:   Have Pride, Passion and Purpose By: Andrew Cmoluch, long time Competitive Edge Skating student              Andrew Cmoluch is a long time student of Competitive Edge Skating, who currently attends Lawrence University in Wisconsin.  He will … Continue Reading

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The Great Ones Fail

Henry Ford once said, “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”   I couldn’t agree more!   As a follow up to my first blog which discussed the importance of making corrections in order to improve,  I can’t stress … Continue Reading

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