ICENETWORK: Aaron prepares for battle by returning to his roots
2013 U.S. CHAMP TRIES TO BOUNCE BACK AFTER MISSING OUT ON OLYMPIC BERTH
A year after narrowly missing the U.S. Olympic team as the reigning national champion, Max Aaron is taking a gladiatorial approach to 2014-15 season. The 2013 U.S. titleholder is unabashed in speaking about his focus on the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. For a start? He'll skate to music from the soundtrack of the movie Gladiator, whose title character so happens to be named Maximus.
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July 2014 - An interview with Tom Zakrajsek. Tom competed in Men’s Singles and Pairs, then became a judge. But he’s made the biggest impact as a coach.
"Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength."
Conformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness.
SYNONYMS: uniformity, constancy, regularity, evenness, steadiness, stability, dependability, reliability
"When a figure skater is able to practice, train and compete at a consistent level, great success usually follows."
When teaching on ice power classes consider using power chutes for training speed in team relays. Adding the ingredient of "fun" to the traditional "technique and cardio" power class formats is a welcome change of pace.