Vincent Zhou Wins Bronze at the 2022 World Championships!
USA TODAY: Vincent Zhou's story gets a happy ending at worlds after a devastating run at the Beijing Olympics
CHRISTINE BRENNAN | MARCH 22, 2022
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Vincent Zhou won a Bronze Medal at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan under Coach Tom Z's training.
Coach Tom Z was a recipient of an Order of Ikkos Coaching Award from the USOPC at the 2018 Olympics Games.
Team USA Develops Gold-Medal Coaches With Innovative Leadership Education Program
Coach Tom Z was one of the first USFS coaches selected for the United States Olympic Committee’s National Team Coach Leadership Education Program (NTCLEP).
The NTCLEP is the USOC’s blueprint to assist Team USA coaches in achieving international competitive excellence. The program is open to national team coaches of any Olympic, Paralympic or Pan American sport, and over the course of 16 months, coaches attend five seminars. This allows coaches the opportunity not only to learn from experts within the seminars, but learn from their colleagues as well. For many of the coaches, this unique environment was a large part of what attracted them to the NTCLEP.
"Just try to be the best you can be; never cease trying to be the best you can be. That's in your power."
the period of time now occurring.
"they are happy and at peace, refusing to think beyond the present"
Similar: now, today, the present time, the here and now, this day and age
"Skaters can reach their personal best when they remain present while competing."
Working on floor jumps is very common. Try this exercise demonstrated by Phoebe Stubblefied, the fifth woman in the United States to land a triple axel, in order to develop the proper power angle and increase explosiveness on the take off.