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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

"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..."

— Steve Gutierrez, Head Coach More →

"Having Cathy as our power skating coach has had a tremendous and immediate impact on our players. Not only group work but also individual work after practice has given our boys the tools they need to succeed at the next level. ..."

— Mike Janda, Ass. Coach 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 training with Cathy has made Sahil a proficient and skillful youth hockey player that he is today. ..."

— Durgendra Panwar, Parent and Client 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 marks. ..."

— Vince Kilduff, Parent and Client More →

"Cathy has a keen eye for detail, methodically breaks down potential issues, and communicates in a way that allows you to execute and build great power skating techniques. Cathy offers some of the best ability I have experienced. ..."

— Joe Nemeth, VP of Financial Planning, Adobe Systems Inc. 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 and hockey skills and I’m glad to say that not only did I make the Malaysian National Team, but I’m playing in a higher line and contributing much more to the team than I did previously. ..."

— Aris Samad-Yahaya 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, Louie left to play Juniors with the Boston Bandits in the EJHL. Louie loves working with Cathy and as he has gotten older, he has realized more and more that skating is the most important skill for him as a hockey player. ..."

— Carla Sorey-Reed, Parent and Client More →

"Cathy created an individualized program for Soren to improve his skating techniques in the areas that would benefit his game most. Cathy’s coaching has helped him to significantly improve his game and advance early. She has been a big part of his success as a hockey player. ..."

— B. Jonzzon, Parent of NCAA Player and Client More →