• Matthew Lind

Staycation Challenge 4/2



DAY 3: PODIUM RESULTS - Tricks are for Kids!

GOLD: Saphie N, Sydney R & Vanessa F - 17 Points!!!!

SILVER: Sasha S & Mia C - 16 Points!!!

BRONZE: Joy X - 15 Points!!

PEWTER: Elliot S - 12 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

  • Kaori N

  • Marie N

  • Mia C

  • Saphie N

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D

  • Vanessa F


YESTERDAY'S PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Best Trick

Everyone who enters gets 3 Points!

WINNER: Sasha S: for this SOLID headstand!


WINNER:Mia C: for these BREAKDANCE skills!


YESTERDAY'S VIDEO CONTEST: Tricks are for Kids!

WINNER: Sydney R & Elliot S for this ONE OF A KIND Surya!

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Some of my favorites from this season...


FASHION POLICE CATEGORY: Fashionable Flippers!

WINNER: Elliot S, Saphie N & Vanessa F: For this BEAUTIFUL Bonaly...

HONORABLE MENTIONS: So many!


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Question

  • Who performed the only legal BACKFLIP in competition?


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Answers

  • Terry Kubicka in 1976. It was later made illegal, but Surya Bonaly knowingly performed one illegally in the 1998 Olympic ladies long program.


GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS skaters: 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...


GAME: How I'd call it


Gary Beacom: Senior Men's Program

For my IJS skaters -

Interpretation:

  • The personal, creative, and genuine translation of the rhythm, character and content of music to movement on ice.

  • Movement and steps in time to the music (Timing)

  • Expression of the music’s character/feeling and rhythm, when clearly identifiable

  • Use of finesse to reflect the details and nuances of the music

For my littles and adults -

Skating Moves:

  • Pumps

  • Power-pulls

  • Pivots

  • Twizzles

  • T Stops

  • Spirals

  • Lunges

  • Tango Stops

  • Spread Eagles

  • Mohawks

  • 3 Turns

  • Scratch Spin


GREAT JOB!!!

TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED YESTERDAY!!!


ANYONE IS WELCOME TO PLAY, SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

STAYCATION CHALLENGE 4/2


Today we are taking a trip to beautiful CHINA!


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:

Hip Hop Tabata!


CONTESTS:

TODAYS PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Tuck Jumps!

  • Set your time for 30 seconds

  • MAXIMUM repetitions

  • See below for FORM STANDARD

  • Most repetitions to form standard WINS!

  • Remember you get 3 POINTS just for submitting!


VIDEO CHALLENGE: Trip to China!

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


  • Trip to China! Most iconic SHEN & ZHAO performance!


FASHION POLICE: The category is...


  • Made for Each Other in China! Most fashionable SKATING COSTUME of a Chinese pair team.


TRIVIA: Today's Question...

  • What famous Chinese coach finished LAST at 3 consecutive World Championships but later went on to teach the FIRST Chinese Olympic gold medalist in figure skating?

BONUS TRIVIA: Question...

  • Name the most US National Champions of Chinese descent.


GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS Girls: Tell me what FEATURES she attempts in each spin and if any shouldn't be awarded.

  • For my littles and adults: Tell me which jump had the BEST TRANSITIONS in and out and why.


Since today we are taking a Trip to China, I give you this ELEGANT Li Zijun...



Submit all entries to:

MATT@MatthewLindCoaching.com



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