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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

“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 →

“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 →

“I have been taking lessons from Cathy since I was a squirt player. I know whenever I step on the ice, even now, there are things that I do that I learned from her. Her power skating techniqu...

— Dalton Speelman, NCAA Player and Client since 2000 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 →

“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 has been instrumental in my son Spencer's development.  In less than a year he went form not being able to do crossovers and skate backwards to being on the Cougars Bantam A team.  ...

— Douglas Knapp, Parent and client since 2014 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 →

“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 →