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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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“As a hockey coach, you always want your players to be stronger skaters than their opponents. Cathy has been able to refine my players skating abilities over the years by identifyin...

— John McNulty, Former Coach, AAA Midget 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 →

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 →

“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 →

"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 →

"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 →

I have skated with Cathy to improve my skating skills and speed on and off ever since I was a squirt. Her focus on technique and for...

— Dylan Dix, Arizona Bobcats AAA, WHL Warriors Draftee, USHL Lumberjacks Draftee, 2014-15 Keystone Ice Miners NAHL and 2015-16 Corpus Christie IceRays NAHL - Client Since 2005 Read More →