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Building an Uncommon Champion

By Jennifer Matras

So many of us dream of success, but stumble on the path before reaching it.

Whether you have an athletic child who dreams of a professional sports career or you are challenged by the inability to reach your own personal or professional goals, learn to overcome common obstacles, embrace challenges and unlock the uncommon champion inside you.

With years of experience working with athletes and a strong foundation of faith, Coach Jennifer Matras will teach you to develop the type of mindset and character needed to reach and sustain the highest level in sports, school, and life using proven techniques based on Navy SEAL training philosophies.

Become an uncommon champion, following the path God has carved for all of us to be the best that we can possibly be, with the heart to keep working, the mental toughness to embrace adversity and the humility to know we can always keep getting better.

This book you will help you achieve uncommon results in:


Mental toughness

Build the type of mental toughness that will draw you out of your comfort zone and help you reach your highest potential – both on the sports field and in life.


Communication skills

Break down the distracting communication roadblocks that prevent you from becoming your best self.


Focus and discipline

Learn from the best of the best. Find out how strategies used in Navy SEALS training will help you get to the next level and sustain success for a lifetime.



We are all born with unlimited potential. Find out how facing adversity and challenges can help build a foundation of self-confidence to promote growth in strength and character.


Healthier relationships

Learn techniques that build emotional resiliency and commitment. These are the traits that will lead to success and, more importantly, improve relationships with those around you.


Overall performance

Proven practices that increase strength and enhance technical skills in the arena, weight room and classroom, along with building world-class leadership skills.

Author and Hockey Skating Coach Jennifer Matras

About Author & Coach Jennifer Matras

With over 25 years of skating and training experience, Jennifer Matras is a highly successful skill development instructor and owner of Competitive Edge Skating, Inc. (C.E.S.) in Brighton, Michigan. C.E.S. is the result of Jennifer’s commitment and passion to developing an atmosphere where athletes are provided everything they need to reach their highest level of performance.

Jennifer’s success comes from helping her students understand the importance and the rewards that ongoing training brings. Jennifer aims to help each athlete move up the ranks by providing unique drills and exercises that help improve balance, speed, coordination, agility and overall body control. Her training methods also help develop self-confidence and positive personal development in those she trains. Athletes at C.E.S. learn how to set goals, to develop good leadership qualities, and to make better choices.

In March 2016, Jennifer Matras participated in SEALFIT 20X, a 14-hour intense training program of mental and physical challenges developed by former Navy SEALs. See Video Highlights of this life-changing program.

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“Life isn’t about selfishly thinking how one is better at things than others, but how we can become better than we were yesterday, together! Hooyah!!!” – Jennifer Matras

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