Tag Archives: mental training
All athletes have to deal with stressful situations that can negatively impact their ability to perform in a given situation, by making it difficult to focus on those things that are required for optimal execution. This issue is always more pronounced in the most important competitive situations. Like all skills, the techniques that assist with Continue Reading
The Golden Hawks Curling High Performance Centre is pleased to welcome Dr. Jill Tracey to the Centre’s coaching staff. Dr. Tracey instructs sport psychology for the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University and will act in a consulting capacity in the critical area of mental skills preparation for high performance athletes.
Performance has been described in many ways throughout the years. Each has its merits and brings light to the murky situation of analyzing a concept that has so many intangibles. For our purposes, I’m going to use the formula that I feel best illustrates these hard-to-grasps. Team Canada coach and team leader, Jim Waite, has Continue Reading
The following table outlines the current fee schedule for the different sessions offered by the Centre. All fees are subject to change. For on-ice sessions, adult, junior and bantam members of the K-W Granite Club receive a $10 discount from the published fees ($40 per rink). Individual sessions are also available. On-ice sessions for individuals Continue Reading