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Ep. 63- When Do I Teach My Dancers About Mental Skills?

Spoiler Alert: ANYTIME! But there’s more too it… It’s summer, which for me as a mental performance consultant means busy season! Lots of dance studios and coaches want to focus on mental skills training in the summer, which is great. It’s our “off-season” or as I like to say, “improvement season”. So in today’s episode, …

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Ep. 41 – Developing a Pre-Performance Routine for Confidence

Developing a Pre-Performance Routine for Confidence Mental skills are how you get the most out of your physical skills, and it helps ensure your dancers peak at the right time, and compete at their highest ability. Whatever physical skills you have trained are what you see on the competition floor. See, confidence is just one …

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doubts

Ep. 20- Ten Doubts Every Dance Coach Has About the New Season

Ten Doubts Every Dance Coach Has About the New Season I used to start every season with a mix of emotions. Excitement, nerves, doubts, plans, goals… there are a lot of moving parts! I talk a lot about self-talk with dancers. It’s a really important and challenging mental skill that doesn’t come easy to most …

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Ep. 19- Mental Toughness, Success, and Confidence with Kelsey Nelson

Mental Toughness, Success, and Confidence with Kelsey Nelson This week I have the pleasure of sharing an interview with Kelsey Nelson. You know how sometimes you meet someone and it just clicks? Kelsey and I clicked quickly and I think we have similar philosophies and approaches to teaching dance. Let me tell you a little …

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Ep. 9- 5 Specific Strategies to Boost Your Confidence as a Dancer

5 Specific Strategies to Boost Your Confidence as a Dancer How do you become a confident dancer? Are some dancers just born as more confident people while others have to struggle with self-consciousness? The short of it is, yes some people are naturally more confident but no matter what, you can learn to be more …

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