Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Competition!

I am competing this week on the 17th!  I am kind of nervous because this is my first program with all of the double jumps in it!  (Other than the double axel.)  I do feel confident though, because lately my jumps have been a lot better!  Sometimes I still two foot my double lutz, (The hardest double ever!!)  but like my mom said, "You don't need to get first in this competition, I don't care about that, I just care about that you go out there and try your best and  think confidently and just go for all of the doubles!"  She is absolutely right, and anyway if I think confidently then I probably will land them!  And by the way this competition doesn't  really mean a lot because, first off, I jumped up to a higher level of competition and this is the first competition of the year for me! I mean I would LOVE to get first, but  if I don't I won't be upset.  The competition that really matters is Regionals sometime in October.  Since this year, I will be competing in qualifying Regionals, this means if I win I will possibly be able to go to Junior Nationals!  Ahhh!!!!  This won't be easy though, there will be a whole bunch of really good competitors at Regionals and it will be hard  to win!  That means I'll have to work almost double or even triple of what I am doing now! Better get a good nights sleep now so I can work nice and hard in the morning!! :)


Thanks
Alyssa :)

4 comments:

  1. I hope you keep practicing in your dreams, and landing all of your doubles. I wish we could be there to watch but we will have to ask for a private performance another time. After a week at sea your balance should be very stable. :)

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    1. Thanks grandpa, and that's OK that you guys can't come. Amd yes my balance is very stable! :) LOL

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  2. You have the ability to CONTROL your emotions.
    You have the ability to VISUALIZE perfect landings.
    You have the ability to APPRECIATE the joy of skating.

    What a winning combination, Alyssa!

    I'm disappointed that Grandpa and I cannot come and watch your competition due to prior commitment, about which I completely forgot when you and I talked... When is your next competition after this weekend?

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    1. Thanks grandma! That's OK that you can't come this weekend, my next competition is some time in May it's in Michigan, it's also another solo competition!

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