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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

"We would like to thank you for all you’ve done to make Leila an excellent skater. She just received her end of the year evaluation and her skating and edge work received the highest mar...

— Vince Kilduff, Parent and Client since 2005 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 →

"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 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 →

I started taking skating lessons from Cathy when I was 8 years old and her guidance has helped my game tremendously.  Today’s coaches ...

— Matt Audet, Division III hockey for Western New England University in the ECAC Northeast, Client Since 2001 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, Client Since 2005 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 →