• Matthew Lind

Staycation Challenge 4/1

Updated: Apr 2



DAY 2: PODIUM RESULTS - SMILES ARE CONTAGIOUS!

GOLD: Sydney R - 18 Points!!!!

SILVER: Vanessa F - 16 Points!!!

BRONZE: Joy X & Sasha S - 15 Points!!

PEWTER: Sam 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!

  • Joy X

  • Laura N

  • Mia C

  • Sam K

  • Sam R

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D

  • Vanessa F


OFF-ICE CLASS ATTENDANCE: Great seeing you all!!!

  • Alina H

  • David

  • Laura N

  • Maddie A

  • Mia C

  • Sam K

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D

  • Vanessa F


YESTERDAY'S PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: 45sec Wall handstand

Everyone who enters gets 3 Points!

WINNER: Joy X: for this ROCK SOLID wall handstand!


YESTERDAY'S VIDEO CONTEST: Before they were Stars!

WINNER: Saphie N & Sasha S for this BREAKTHROUGH Johnny Weir

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Vanessa F for this MINI Lipinski


FASHION POLICE CATEGORY: Johnny be Good!

WINNER: Sam R & Sydney R: For this BRIDAL couture...

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Every. Last. One of Them!


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Question

  • Johnny and Tara at one point in their career skated at the same rink (though not at the same time) What was that rink and who were their coaches at the time?


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Answers

  • Johnny and Tara both skated at the University of Delaware Ice Skating Science Development Center - Newark Delaware 

  • Tara was coached by Jeff DiGregorio and Scott Gregory

  • Johnny was coached by Priscilla Hill


GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS Girls: Tell me what her TES would be today of ALL of the jumps, spins and steps at the level they were PERFORMED at.

  • For my littles and adults: Tell me how many TOTAL crossovers you count in this program.

Since today is Celebrity Showdown, I give you this TIMELESS Tara Lipinski...


GAME: How I'd call it


Tara Lipinski: Senior Ladies Short Program

  • LSp1 - 1.5 - 8 revolutions: achieved

  • 3Lz!+2Lo - 7.6 - 5.9 + 1.7, Edge attention (!) would not affect her base value, only GOE

  • FCSp1 - 1.9 - basic fly, camel side: achieved

  • 3F - 5.3

  • 2A - 3.63 - 3.3 x 1.1, In Senior short program, the last jump performed in the second half receives a 10% bonus

  • StSqB - 1.5 - No difficult turns performed cleanly

  • CCoSpB - 1.7 - basic camel, basic sit, basic layback, basic change of foot, back sit, upright straight: not difficult

TOTAL TES - 23.13


NOTE - I had 31 full crossovers, 35 if you include cross unders


GREAT JOB!!!

TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED YESTERDAY!!!


ANYONE IS WELCOME TO PLAY, SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

STAYCATION CHALLENGE 4/1


Today is: APRIL FOOL'S DAY so Tricks are for Kids!


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

  • Closest answers on a game

2 Points:

  • Showing your work on a game

1 Point:

  • Submitting an entry into a contest

  • Submitting an answer for trivia

  • Submitting an answer to a game


DAILY WORKOUT:

Since balance is so important to spinning!


CONTESTS:

TODAYS PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Best Trick

  • Pick ANY of these moves

  • Submit your BEST trick

  • Be CAREFUL!

  • I'll be judging on uniqueness and execution

  • Remember you get 3 POINTS just for submitting!


VIDEO CHALLENGE: Tricks are for Kids!

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


  • Tricks are for Kids! Best or most unique TRICK in or outside a program!


FASHION POLICE: The category is...


  • Fashionable Flippers! Best SKATING COSTUME of someone who can perform a backflip on ice.


TRIVIA: Today's Question...

  • Who performed the only legal BACKFLIP in competition?


GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS Girls: Tell me which would be his HIGHEST PROGRAM COMPONENT, (skating skills, transitions, performance & execution, composition or interpretation) and WHY.

  • For my littles and adults: Tell me how many SKATING MOVES you can name in this program.


Since today is Tricks are for Kids, I give you this TRICK FULL Gary Beacom...



Submit all entries to:

MATT@MatthewLindCoaching.com



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