It’s been so long since I posted here. Actually for almost a year now I’ve tried to get back to skating regularly like thrice. But every time, I only skated a few times and then went back to not skating at all again. Mostly it’s because of school. But the last time I stopped, it was because I got discouraged. I knew I was not the fastest learner ever when it comes to sports ever since before but when I started taking lessons for freestyle 1, I realized how lousy I was. I thought I really sucked. Well actually I did suck. And it didn’t help that my coach was so strict and was like “how could you not get this” every time I don’t get something. I mean I’m not training for the freaking Olympics! I’m not even training for any competition at all. Okay he might mean well but it just made me feel so down. My friends were starting to learn one-foot spin and yet my two-foot spin still sucks. After two freestyle lessons, I just didn’t want to go back to the ice. I didn’t even want to think about skating. I started thinking that maybe skating just wasn’t for me? But when I got to thinking about it, I realized I should just stop taking lessons. Actually, I could change coaches, that’d be good too, but it’ll just be to no use ‘cause I don’t think I would be competing for the next few years. I have my last year of college to worry about (hello thesis), and then the board exam. Then I have to save up for new skates that fit and have decent toepicks (I still use mystiques that are at least two skate sizes bigger for my feet) and of course save up for competition expenses. So I’ll still skate until then but just for fun. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll still practice! And I have friends who can teach me anyway. I’m not competing for the time being so I just think I don’t need to spend a large money on lessons. And besides, age doesn’t matter in local competitions here so I will never give up on the hope of competing!!!

Anyway, obviously, I’m still working on the stuff I left before. You know, freestyle 1 stuff. I have a two week vacation and I have already skated twice. And probably a lot more. I’m itching to skate now but my sister doesn’t feel well and I feel guilty going to the rink myself. Haha! But I’m going to run later instead and then do some stretching. Heaven knows I need to stretch after months of hiatus. I feel so stiff ugh! Anyway if you read all that, thanks. I’ll be back on to posting and reblogging and stuff! :”)


tepidlachlan:

When kids point out things you’re really self conscious about

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reminds me of that one skater kid….


nivueniconnue:

Yoga for back flexibility !

From beginner poses to more advanced ones.

  • Cobra pose -  upward facing dog
  • Cat cow pose - I don’t know the name of the second pose
  • Camel pose and its variation
  • Bridge pose and wild thing 
  • Backbend and wheel pose
  • Bow pose and cobra variation

Okay so I had cheer classes for my pe. At the end of the sem, I was one of the few who could do front splits. I pulled my right leg muscles while stretching a few weeks ago though so I don’t know if I still got them… Anyway, but I was also one of the few who could NOT do a full bridge! I was kind of embarrassed. But I’m gonna try fixing that starting with these stretches! I know it’s a long shot but I want to have my biellmann someday. :)


Yuna Kim’s “Let It Go” video amazes netizens

koreaboo:

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WHY SO TALENTED, YUNA?



womenandsports:

SAITAMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 22: Akiko Suzuki of Japan performs in the Ladie’s short program during All Japan Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena on December 22, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images) (via 82nd All Japan Figure Skating Championships - Day Two | Figure Skating Photos - Yahoo Eurosport UK)

womenandsports:

SAITAMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 22: Akiko Suzuki of Japan performs in the Ladie’s short program during All Japan Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena on December 22, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images) (via 82nd All Japan Figure Skating Championships - Day Two | Figure Skating Photos - Yahoo Eurosport UK)


OHMYGOD THIS IS TOO FUNNY FOR MY LIFE :))

OHMYGOD THIS IS TOO FUNNY FOR MY LIFE :))


cuties!!!



you won, world champion yuzuru! congratulations ♡