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Cathy and her coaches teach private lessons taht are in-depth, customized, and focused on technical training width proven techniques since 1984
Cathy is the Junior Sharks, Santa Clara Blackhawks and Springfield Junior Blues Power Skating coach.
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Power Hour: Our mission is to train and develop the next crop of top NCAA hockey and NHL athletes. To accomplish that, we focus on developing dominant power skating abilities in all of our students. We believe superior power skating is by far the most significant competitive advantage, and that adding this skill of our athlete's arsenal is the highest calling of our profession.

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Testimonials

“I’ve been skating with Cathy since I was 5 years old, starting at Golden State hockey camp. My dad, a professional coach, recognized the value of working with her and how she...

— Viktor Tikhonov, Grandson of Legendary Coach Read More →

"Cathy, you and Sean have really made a difference in the last 6 months working on my hockey skills before the national team try-outs. In those 6 months, I improved significantly in my skating...

— Aris Samad-Yahaya Read More →

"Cathy has been working with my son, Louie for over 5 years, from San Jose PeeWee AAA to LA Selects Bantam AAA, to Taft prep school and most recently, after working with Cathy this summer, Lou...

— Carla Sorey-Reed, Parent and Client since 2005 Read More →

“Cathy has been a tremendous asset to the Jr. Sharks organization. She works with a  majority of our 26 teams and continues to improve and impress our players with her knowledge and impr...

— Mike Janda, San Jose Jr. Sharks Development Coordinator 16AAA Head Coach National/American -2015 Read More →

"By investing in your skating, it frees you up to get into the play, anticipate moves and react to your opponents. Great power skating techniques offered by Cathy Andrade allow you then to foc...

— Joe Nemeth VP of Financial Planning, Adobe Systems Inc. Read More →

I started taking skating lessons from Cathy when I was 8 years old and her guidance has helped my game tremendously.  Today’s coaches ...

— Matt Audet, Division III hockey for Western New England University in the ECAC Northeast, Client Since 2001 Read More →

"Being a good skater has become such an important skill to have in hockey today. I am able to beat the opposition with speed while using my edges and staying strong on my skates, I owe that to...

— Dylan VanderEsch, NCAA Collegiate Player - SUNY Potsdam and client since 2004 Read More →

“Skating is the most important function in the game of hockey. Cathy has mastered the fundamentals of using edges, maximizing stride and using  proper technique. She has proved time...

— Roy Sommer, Head Coach, Worcester Sharks, AHL Read More →