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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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“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 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 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 →

“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 →

“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 the...

— Mike Janda, Former Springfield IL Junior Blues, Ass. Coach and Current Jr. Sharks Player Advancement Coordinator, 14AAA and 15AAA head coach Read 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...

— Aris Samad-Yahaya 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 →

“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 →