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What to do when you’ve hit a brick wall

What to do when you’ve hit a brick wall

You may be having good days and not so good days. It’s to be expected that you’re disappointed that your skating plans are on ice (excuse the pun). Today, I want to remind you that it’s okay not to be okay and in the current circumstances, we…

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The Two Birds London Guide for Skaters Without Ice

The Two Birds London Guide for Skaters Without Ice

Hey Skaters! This is obviously a difficult time for us all as we try to keep ourselves moving and in shape but without the luxury (sob!) of ice.  I know lots of you are doing stuff with your own coaches but not all coaches are able to offer this, so I’ve pulled...

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Kelly Buddery – Improve Your Basic Spiral Position

Kelly Buddery – Improve Your Basic Spiral Position

We’re thrilled this month to have one of the UK’s top off-ice specialists, Kelly Buddery, sharing her top tips to help improve your basic spiral position.  This is the second in a series of off-ice stretches that Kelly is sharing with us (see the first one here) so...

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Fly High With a Two Birds London Sponsorship!

Fly High With a Two Birds London Sponsorship!

Do you have a story to tell? Do you have a journey to share? Are you inspiring, resilient, determined, and confident? If you’ve answered YES to all of the above, then you could be EXACTLY the kind of skater I’m looking to sponsor in 2020! The application process is...

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Why Goals Are Good For Confidence

Why Goals Are Good For Confidence

Hey, I'm Elizabeth Ryan of Ice Cool Confidence and I'm here again this month with my regular guest blogging spot to talk about planning for 2020. Goals are really, really important if you’re going to achieve what you set out to do, and having the bigger ones broken...

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5 Ice-Cool Things to Buy Yourself with Christmas Money!

5 Ice-Cool Things to Buy Yourself with Christmas Money!

Santa has been and gone, the presents have been unwrapped and you’re probably surrounded by lots of great gifts. But now we’re in that strange week between Christmas and New year… just what are you going to do with all your time? If you’re lucky enough to have family...

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Stretches to help the Spreadeagle Position

Stretches to help the Spreadeagle Position

One of the UK’s top off-ice specialists, Kelly Buddery, is back as our guest blogger! Today, she's sharing her top tips for stretching to help the spreadeagle position. Remember to work hard, practice a little bit every day and make sure you share your progress with...

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The Savvy Skaters Gift Guide 2019

The Savvy Skaters Gift Guide 2019

It’s fast approaching the time of warm festive feelings, and as we see Christmas appearing just about everywhere, our thoughts turn to preparing for the big day
itself. From water bottles to personalised jackets, I’ve made sure that there’s…

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Our Black Friday Shopping Hacks!

Our Black Friday Shopping Hacks!

Whether you love it or hate it, Black Friday is now firmly established in the UK’s calendar as a day for guilt-free shopping and getting cut-price bargains on just about anything… despite many of us having no clue about what the term really means! Although Black...

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Five Great Tips to Keep the Nerves Away

Five Great Tips to Keep the Nerves Away

For skaters, this time of year is can be a bit of a nail biter with last minute preparations for the national championships – and your nerves, like little gremlins are sitting in the wings, just waiting for a crack in your mindset…an opportunity to get into your head…

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