• Matthew Lind

Staycation Challenge 3/28




DAY 5: PODIUM RESULTS - Flashback Friday - 90's

GOLD: Sasha S - 18.5 Points!!!!

SILVER: Mia C - 15.5 Points!!!

BRONZE: Vanessa F & Joy X - 14.5 Points!!

PEWTER: Sydney R - 14 Points!


I know some people can't participate every day for various reasons. DON'T SWEAT IT! Every day is a new day!! I think it's awesome that everyone is doing what they can when they can. KEEP IT UP!


Thank you Laura for sending me this great link. If you are interested in learning more tips for athletes, coaches and parents in the sports community about getting through the pandemic...

CLICK HERE


DAILY WORK OUTS SENT IN:

SEND A QUICK CLIP OF YOUR DAILY WORKOUT: 5 POINTS!

I know some of you worked out and didn't have a chance to record it. IT'S A NEW DAY! Send one today!

  • Aliou N

  • Joy X

  • Kaori N

  • Laura N

  • Marie N

  • Mia C

  • Sam R

  • Saphie N

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D

  • Vanessa F


OFF ICE ROTATIONS CLASS:

  • Alina H

  • Joy X

  • Laura N

  • Mia C

  • Saphie S

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D


PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Most burpees in 90 sec

Everyone who enters gets 3 Points!

WINNER: Sydney R: 40 Burpees in 90 seconds!


VIDEO CONTEST: I love the 90's

WINNER: Elliot S for this NUANCED Lu Chen


FASHION POLICE CATEGORY: 90's in Neon

WINNER: Tahani D: For WHATEVER happened here...


HONORABLE MENTIONS: Lots of them!

ALSO HONORABLE MENTION: Sasha S for this STELLAR Starr Andrews


TRIVIA ANSWER:

Yesterday's Question: Which skater (any discipline) won the MOST US National titles during the 90's?


Correct Answers: Todd Eldredge, Elizabeth Punsalan & Jarod Swallow Each won 5 National titles in the 90's...


BONUS TRIVIA: Name the 90's

  • How many of these 90's items, shows, and people can you name?

Correct Answers:


  • Koosh Ball

  • Arthur Read

  • Saved by the Bell

  • Angelica Pickles from Rugrats

  • Furbee

  • Tipper Gore, wife of Vice President Al Gore

  • Tamagotchi

  • TLC, Tionne Watkins, Lisa Lopes, and Rozonda Thomas

  • Super Soaker


GAME: You Be The Judge!

Yesterday's Questions:

  • For my IJS Girls: Tell me what her spins would be called as today and name ALL of the features she ATTEMPTED.

  • For my littles and adults: Tell me which of her jump landings was the BEST and WHY.

Since yesterday was Flash Back Friday - 90's edition, I gave you this STRONG Karen Preston...


And she gave YOU this!!!



Yesterday's Answers: How I'd call it

CCoSp1V

  • Camel side - achieved

  • Camel up - short

  • Clear change in a layback - short

  • Basic camel - achieved

  • Basic sit - high

  • Basic upright - short

  • 3 basic positions on the 2nd foot - high & short

LSpB

  • Clear change in a layback - achieved, but repeated

FCoSp1*

  • Basic flying entry - achieved

  • Camel side - achieved but repeated

  • Upright straight - achieved

  • NOTE - ISU rules state, "In spins in one position and flying spins, the concluding upright position at the end of the spin (final wind-up) is not considered to be another position independent of the number of revolutions, as long as in such a final wind-up no additional feature is executed (change of edge, variation of position etc.) That is why in this case, the spin would change from a FCSp to a FCoSp and be not according to requirements.


I CAN'T THANK KAREN ENOUGH FOR REACHING OUT TO ALL OF OUR CONTEST PARTICIPANTS!


We are ALL wishing you and your loved ones GOOD HEALTH and SAFETY from here in the States!


Karen Preston is an international coach, ISU technical specialist and a 2 Time Canadian National Champion. She currently teaches at the Toronto Cricket Club. If you'd like to know more about Karen: CLICK HERE

GREAT JOB!!!

TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED YESTERDAY!!!


ANYONE IS WELCOME TO PLAY, SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

STAYCATION CHALLENGE 2/28


Today is: SATURDAY, SPINNING into the weekend!


HOW IT WORKS:

I'll be keeping track at home and updating you all on yesterday's scoreboard!


You can earn points in a few ways:

5 Points:

  • Submitting a clip of your daily off-ice workout

  • Submitting a winning clip of your physical challenge

3 Points:

  • Winning a contest

  • Submitting a clip of your physical challenge

  • Correctly answering trivia

1 Point:

  • Submitting an entry into a contest

  • Submitting an answer for trivia


DAILY WORKOUT:

Since balance is so important to spinning!


CONTESTS:

TODAYS PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Balancing Upright

  • Set your timer for 45 seconds

  • Hit your BEST upright spin variation (if you don't have one try one from the workout)

  • See below for some more ideas

  • I'll be judging on balance and form

  • Remember you get 3 POINTS just for submitting!


VIDEO CHALLENGE: I love Lucinda!

Send me the best program you can find, I'll judge and the winners will be announced and have their entries shared.


  • I love Lucinda! Best LUCINDA RUH program you can find!


PHOTO BOMB: A double today!


  • Loveliest Layback: Best, most beautiful LAYBACK photo.

  • TAKE IT layBACK: Best photo of a layback position that NOT so... esthetique


TRIVIA: Today's Question...

  • Who holds the current WORLD RECORD for fastest spin?


GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS Girls: Tell me what her spins would be named and called at today as individual spins and name ALL of the features she ATTEMPTED.

  • For my littles and adults: Tell me many TOTAL spin revolutions she does in this program. Whoever gets closest to my count WINS!


Since today is Spinning into the weekend, I give you this DIZZYING Lucinda Ruh...




Submit all entries to:

MATT@MatthewLindCoaching.com




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