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Staycation Challenge 5/8 with Elena Betchke




DAY 4: PODIUM RESULTS - Break Up Day!

GOLD: Sasha S - 27 Points!!!!

SILVER: Tahani D - 23 Points!!!

BRONZE: Mia C - 20 Points!!

PEWTER: Vanessa F - 19.75 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!



STAYCATION CHALLENGE: Monday - Friday

OFF-ICE JUMP CLASS: Tuesdays & Fridays - 3:00 ET

CLASSROOM: Saturdays - 12:00 ET


CLICK HERE to join Off-ice

Meeting ID: 842 1053 6504

Password: 008059



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

  • Alina H

  • Maddie C

  • Mia C

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D

  • Vanessa F


YESTERDAY'S PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Breakdance!

Everyone who enters gets 3 Points!

WINNER: Sasha S - 18 in 30 seconds!

but you can't touch the work EVERYONE is doing!


YESTERDAY'S VIDEO CONTEST: Breakup Rules!

WINNERS: Majority Rule for this FIERCE Denney & Frazier!


FASHION POLICE CATEGORY: Thank U, Next

WINNERS: Majority Rule: For this TRU BLUE Trusova...

WINNER: Joy X for this DOUBLE TROUBLE from Plushenko

WINNERS: Majority Rule for this extra GRANDE Grammy gown


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Question

  • STICKING TOGETHER: Send me the longest list of MARRIED skating couples, pairs or dance teams. (.25 point each)


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Answers - I still say "no boys"

  • Alexa Knierim and Chris Knierim

  • Meghan Duhamel and Bruno Marcotte

  • Amy Evidente and Steven Hsu

  • Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland

  • Anna Cappellini and Ondrej Hotarek

  • Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov

  • Marie-Jade Lauriault and Romain Le Gac

  • Miriam Ziegler and Severin Keifer

  • Elena Bechke and Denis Petrov

  • Evgenia Shishkova and Vadim Naumov

  • Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov

  • Lyudmila Pakhomova and Alexsandr Gorshkov

  • Stacey Kemp and David King

  • Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo

  • Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov

  • Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov

  • Marie - France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon

  • Jamie Sale and David Pelletier

  • Rena Inoue and John Baldwin

  • Jenni Meno and Todd Sand

  • Ludmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov

  • Carol Heiss Jenkins and Hayes Alan Jenkins

  • Jill Trenary Dean and Christopher Dean

  • Yuka Sato and Jason Dungjen

  • Danielle Montalbano and Michal Brezina

  • Tanith Belbin and Charlie White

  • Meryl Davis and Fedor Andreev

  • Eric Radford and Luis Fenero

  • Jeremy Barrett and Lucy Galleher

  • Diane Sherbloom and Larry Pierce

  • Melanie Lambert and Fred Palascak


YESTERDAY'S GAME: You Be The Judge!

For my IJS and non IJS skaters: 2 THINGS

  • Tell me their best PROGRAM COMPONENT and WHY.

  • Tell me their best ELEMENT in the program and WHY.

Since yesterday was The Break Up Rules, here was an example on how to be a CLASS ACT...


YOU BE THE JUDGE: How I'd call it

Betchke & Petrov: World Professional Championships




GREAT JOB!!!

TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED YESTERDAY!!!




As always, EVERYTHING is FREE and EVERYONE is WELCOME, SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS!



STAYCATION CHALLENGE is 5/8

Today is: From RUSSIA with Love Friday!

with special guest Olympic silver medalist...


ELENA BETCHKE

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

  • Submitting an answer for a game

DAILY WORKOUT: Tom Daley: REMINDER Off-ice at 3:00

CONTESTS: TODAYS PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Russian Splits!

  • Set your timer for 30 SEC

  • See video for FORM STANDARD

  • MAXIMUM repetitions in 30 seconds

  • We will work on these in OFF-ICE

  • 1 winner for MOST repetitions

  • 1 winner for best POSITION


PARENT PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Sit ups! LAST DAY

  • Set your timer for 60 seconds

  • Most repetitions WINS!

  • You get 5 POINTS for submitting EACH parent on the day you send in! (2 per skater)

  • Winning parent's skater gets an additional 5 POINTS added to their total at the end of the week!


VIDEO CHALLENGE: The category is...


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


  • From Russia with Love: Best PERFORMANCE of a Russian PAIR team of all time!

FASHION POLICE: The category is...


  • Moscow Madness: Send me the BEST or WORST Russian pair look in FASHION history.

TODAY'S TRIVIA: Today's Questions...

  • DOMINANCE: How many WORLD MEDALS have been won by a Russian pair?

GAME: You Be The Judge!

For my IJS and non IJS skaters: Since we have been learning about PROGRAM COMPONENTS this week...

  • RANK her program components from 1st to 5th

  • Tell me WHY you chose her best.

  • Tell me WHY you chose her worst.


Since today is From Russia with Love, here's a reason to SMILE...


Submit all entries to: MATT@MatthewLindCoaching.com

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