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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

“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 →

"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 →

My daughter, Angelina, attended a hockey camp in British Columbia this summer. They were working on skating drills the whole first session, many of them very similar to stuff you do with her. ...

— Julie Cruzal, Parent and Client of Sean 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 →

“I met Cathy while we were working the same hockey school and was very impressed with her knowledge and expertise as well as her professionalism on the ice. I firmly believe that the foundati...

— Rob Zettler, Head Coach, Syracuse Crunch AHL 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 →

"My brother Viktor and I have been taking skating lessons from Coach Cathy since we moved to California in the early 90s, when my father wa...

— Tatjana Tikhonov - former player (early 90’s)- Head Coach & Owner of Tikhonov Training Camp 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 →