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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 have been taking lessons from Cathy since I was a squirt player. I know whenever I step on the ice, even now, there are things that I do that I learned from her. Her power skating techniqu...

— Dalton Speelman, NCAA Player and Client since 2000 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 literally taught me to skate. I picked up ice hockey when I was ten years old and for eight years Cathy has been right there with me. Not only does she give impeccable technique and po...

— Nicole Paulides, Player since 2003 (Prep School-Post Graduate) Read More →

"We would like to thank you for all you’ve done to make Leila an excellent skater. She just received her end of the year evaluation and her skating and edge work received the highest mar...

— Vince Kilduff, Parent and Client since 2005 Read More →

"Having Cathy work with my team this season was a key factor to their success. She worked with the coaches to identify areas of improvement for each player and used her repertoi...

— Steve Gutierrez, Head Coach, Santa Clara Blackhawks Bantam A – 2013 CAHA Champions Read More →

Cathy has been instrumental in my son Spencer's development.  In less than a year he went form not being able to do crossovers and skate backwards to being on the Cougars Bantam A team.  ...

— Douglas Knapp, Parent and client since 2014 Read More →

"Our son Sahil, who will play Pee Wee AA Hockey in CAHA next Season, has been taking private lessons and power skating clinics with Cathy Andrade for about three years. This continuous trainin...

— Durgendra Panwar, Parent and client since 2008 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 →