CanPower Skate is an action-packed, high energy instructional power skating program that focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance. Skills and techniques are taught in a progressive format using a variety of drills with emphasis on how skills apply to game situations. CanPowerSkate is an excellent complement for those athletes playing hockey or ringette

CanPower 1 Skate develops basic skating abilities in a power skating-specific environment including balance, forward and backward skating, stopping and turning. Skills are taught in a fun and exciting format with the use of drills, circuits and games. An excellent starting point for those able to skate but new to hockey.


CanPower 1 Program Pre-Requisites

  • Must have passed PreCanskate or skated in the PrePower program in 2018/2019 (minimum age 5)

  • Participants are required to wear full hockey/ringette equipment that is CSA approved.

This is not a learn to skate program.


CanPower 2 Program Pre-Requisites
The pre-requisites for the CanPower program are a Stage 4 Canskate or equivalent.

That means a skater must be able to do crossovers.

They must be able to skate forward and backward using alternate strides and pushing with blade, no shuffling or stepping.

They must be able to stop on command forward and backwards.

They must be able to do forward & backward 1 foot glides and sustain the glide for 4 counts.

They must be able to do forward & backward sculling.

They must be able to do forward 2 foot slalom.


Participants are required to wear full hockey/ringette equipment that is CSA approved
Skaters are on ice for 50 minutes and must come prepared with stick, water bottle and equipment on properly. They use the whole ice during the sessions.
This is not a learn to skate program!!



 

 

 


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