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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

"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 →

“We have three sons who have trained with Cathy the past ten years. The benefits of her coaching are seen every time they step on the ice. Cathy focuses on every component of their ...

— Eileen Castagna, Parent, Former CAHA President 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 →

"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 →

“I was at a USA Hockey National conference when I heard a division one college coach state “If you can’t get to the puck first you won’t be a dominant player on the ice&rdqu...

— Dave Paulides, Parent of NCAA player and Client since 2009 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 →

"Midway through my second year in the USHL, my coach and I were reminiscing about a showcase he had seen me at. We talked about how ‘a player with terrible feet but good hands’ had...

— Robby Jackson, St.Cloud State University Huskies, NCAA- Client since 2013 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 →