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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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“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 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 impro...

— B. Jonzzon, Parent of NCAA Player and Client Since 2000 Read More →

“Cathy has been an integral part of the skating development of local hockey players since 1993. She is a key part of our Golden State Hockey School. Many of her students have g...

— Ron Glasow, Former Head Hockey Coach, SJSU Read More →

“Cathy has been a tremendous addition to the development of both my son’s skating. They both have been playing at the fast paced Tier level for a few years and having the skil...

— Joe Licolli, Past President, Jr. Sharks Tier Hockey 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 →

"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 →

“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 →

We are so fortunate to have Cathy teach our son, Alex, how to skate well.  He's been taking lessons from Cathy for about 9 years.  Initially, he skated as if his feet were&...

— Jim & Christy Lofink, Parent and Client Since 2004 Read More →