• Matthew Lind

Staycation Challenge 4/15 with Karen Chen

Updated: Apr 16




DAY 2: PODIUM RESULTS - Nineteen Ninety Tuesday!

GOLD: Maddie C - 23 Points!!!!

SILVER: Joy X - 20 Points!!!

BRONZE: Saphie N & Mia C - 17.75 Points!!

PEWTER: Alina H - 17 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!

  • Alina H

  • Joy X

  • Laura N

  • Maddie C

  • Mia C

  • Sam K

  • Saphie N

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D

  • Teodora

  • Damien J


YESTERDAY'S OFF ICE: Thanks for coming!

  • Damien J

  • Alina H

  • Joy X

  • Laura N

  • Tahani D

  • Maddie C

  • Mia C

  • Sam K

  • Saphie N

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Teodora


YESTERDAY'S PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Side Snap Kicks!

Everyone who enters gets 3 Points!

WINNERS: Joy X: for 60 in 60 seconds!

but you are all FIGHTERS!


YESTERDAY'S VIDEO CONTEST: Perfectly Paul!

WINNERS: Alina H, Maddie C & Tahani D for this INTRICATE mission made possible!


PHOTO BOMB CATEGORY: Strike a Pose!

WINNER: Mia C, Saphie N & Maddie C: For this GRAVITY DEFYING leap...

HONORABLE MENTIONS: A bunch!


YESTERDAY'S 2 FOR TUESDAY TRIVIA: Questions

  • Paul and I shared the same coaches, Evy and Mary Scotvold. Send me the longest list of their other INTERNATIONAL competitors.

  • Paul attended HARVARD University while training. Send me the longest list of other INTERNATIONAL skaters that attended this school. (I'll save you some time, I did NOT go to Harvard!)


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Answers

SCOTVOLD INTERNATIONAL SKATERS:

  • Paul Wylie

  • Nancy Kerrigan

  • Terry Kubica

  • Sandy Lenz

  • Charlene Von Sahar

  • Nicole Bobek

  • Scott Hamilton

  • Leticia Hubert

  • Jennifer Kirk

  • Morgan Rowe

  • Louann Donovan

  • and yes, this guy among others...


HARVARD INTERNATIONAL SKATERS:

  • Paul Wylie

  • Morgan Rowe

  • Christina Gao

  • Amy Chang

  • Brian Krenz

  • Emily Hughes

  • John Misha Petkevich

  • Suna Murray

  • Selena Zhao

  • Brian Wells

  • Ron Kravette

  • Harrison Choate

  • Tenley Albright

  • Scott Allen

  • Dudley Richards

  • Sherwin Badger

  • J. Lester Allen

  • Bernard Fox

  • Dick Button

  • George Hill

  • James Madden

  • Nathaniel Niles

  • Misha Petkevich

  • Maribel Vinson

  • Hayes Allen Jenkins

  • among many others

  • LESSON LEARNED: Skating teaches you a lot of the skills you need to be successful in this world. Hard work will get you EVERYWHERE!


YESTERDAY'S GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS skaters: Tell me what his Technical Element Score TES would be if performed in competition today. You can find the ISU Scale of Values: HERE

  • For my non IJS skaters: NAME as many different elements that you can that he uses in his TRANSITIONS.


Since yesterday was FLASHBACK: Nineteen Ninety Tuesday, I gave you this INSPIRING Paul Wylie...


YOU BE THE JUDGE: How I'd call it

PAUL WYLIE: Senior Men's Program





GREAT JOB!!!

TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED YESTERDAY!!!

ANYONE IS WELCOME TO PLAY, SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS!


We'd like to thank special guest PAUL WYLIE for his support of everyone in the Staycation Challenge!


If you'd like to learn more from Paul Wylie I highly recommend everyone watch this INSPIRING talk...


STAYCATION CHALLENGE is 4/15 Today is WHO'S BEEN WATCHING YOU WEDNESDAY:

with special guest Olympian and 2017 US National Champion



KAREN CHEN




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


2 Points:


  • Showing your work on trivia or games


1 Point:

  • Submitting an entry into a contest

  • Submitting an entry into a challenge

  • Submitting an answer for trivia

DAILY WORKOUT: FULL BODY:

CONTESTS: TODAYS PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Mountain Climbers!

  • Set your timer for 45 seconds!

  • MAXIMUM repetitions in 45 seconds

  • Most repetitions to form standard in 45 seconds WINS!

  • See the video below for your FORM STANDARD

  • Your knee MUST come ABOVE your hip to count!

  • Remember you get 3 POINTS just for submitting!

VIDEO CHALLENGE: Thank you for Karen!


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


  • Thank you for Karen! Best Karen Chen PROGRAM of ALL TIME! (excluding example)

FASHION POLICE: The category is...

  • Better than Donna, Karen!: Send me your FAVORITE Karen Chen dress!

TRIVIA: Today's Question, from Karen...

  • What do you think her favorite GO TO move in skating exhibitions is?

GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS skaters: Tell me what SPIN FEATURES she achieves.

  • For my non IJS skaters: NAME as many different elements that you can that she uses in her TRANSITIONS.

Since today is Who's Watching You Wednesday: with KAREN CHEN, I give you this ICONIC Karen moment...

Submit all entries to: MATT@MatthewLindCoaching.com

IF ANYONE WANTS OFF ICE ROTATIONS FEEDBACK YOU CAN ALSO SEND ME A VIDEO AND I WILL RESPOND OR FACETIME WHEN I CAN!

I WANT YOUR IDEAS AND FEEDBACK! If you have an idea for a theme or a contest!

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