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CanPowerSkate is an action-packed, high energy instructional power skating program geared to hockey and ringette skaters that focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance. Skills, techniques and conditioning drills are taught in a progressive format that emphasizes how the skills apply to game situations. CanPowerSkate is an excellent complement for those athletes playing on hockey or ringette teams.

Full equipment and sticks mandatory.
 
See the coaches page for information on our CanPowerSkate coaches.
 

Pre-Powerskate 

Prerequisites

This program is for skaters who wish to build on strenghtening their hockey powerskating abilities. Skaters entering the program should be able to skate forwards, walk backwards or have completed CanSkate Stage 5/6.

What's included

Focus is on correcting and enhancing skating posture, form and technique, both forward and backward, with the addition of speed and power. More advanced skating skills are taught, including pivot turns and cross-overs.

Sessions

Fall 10-week Program

Oct. 18–Dec. 20, 2017

Winter 9-week Program

Jan. 10–Mar. 7, 2018

Times

Wednesdays
5:00-5:50 pm
Leisure Pad


Costs

$240/10-week Fall session + once per year cost of Admin Skate Canada Fee* $40
 
$216/ 9-week Winter session

 

 

 

* Fee includes a small administration fee and the compulsory Skate Canada fee for skaters registering in Skate Canada sanctioned clubs. Skate Canada, the national governing body responsible for the development and administration of skating in Canada, is the largest skating association in the world. With skating programs for athletes of all ages, offered at clubs and skating schools across the country, Skate Canada is an association dedicated to providing every Canadian the opportunity to learn life skills while experiencing the power, strength and creativity of one of Canada's premier sports.

 
 

Powerskate 

Prerequisites

Should have passed Level 1 of the CanPower Program or mastered fast forward crossovers, forward 180° pivots, backward snowplow stops, and reverse pivot turns.

What's included

Power and speed-focused drills program in a fast-paced environment. Emphasis is placed on skill development, crossovers, speed and agility with continual emphasis on the use of edges. Further skill advancement is taught (i.e. reverse pivot turns etc.) in this program.

Sessions

Please visit www.georgetownskatingclub.ca for session details and to register.

Sponsors
 
Associations
    Skate Canada National Association