To all competitors,
Good luck, and
skate your heart out!
Last year, I had put up twelve competition tips in my blog. The full posts for all of them can be found at http://chowskates.blogspot.com/search/label/CompTip.
I list them again here for your reference:
#1 Confidence - be confident in your ability
#2 Familiarity - be intimately familiar with your program
#3 Focus - focus on yourself & your training
#4 Warm-up - have in place a warm-up routine
#5 Responsibility - take on your role as an athlete and take care of yourself physically and mentally
#6 Visualize - visualize your performance
#7 Positivity - adopt a positive attitude
#8 Adversity - be prepared for adversity
#9 Process - focus on the process and execution
#10 Mental preparation - prepare yourself mentally
#11 Rest - allow yourself enough rest
#12 Good luck and skate well!