CanPowerSkate is an action-packed, high energy instructional power skating program geared to hockey 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 teams. Its unique skill award program provides incentives and motivation for skaters to continue to achieve.
CanPowerSkate is geared to skaters aged approximately seven or older who already have basic forward and backward skating skills (they must be able to skate the length of the rink using alternate strides) and are able to stop on command without use of the boards.
Participants are to wear full hockey equipment that is CSA approved.
The coach to skater ratio is 1:10
What are the benefits of Participating in CanPowerSkate?
CanPowerSkate is the only nationally regulated power skating program in Canada. It was developed by a team of hockey, figure skating and ringette experts to teach the fundamentals of power skating in a progressive and sequential manner.
When you/your child registers for a CanPowerSkate program at your local Skate Canada club, you also become a member of Skate Canada, the national sport governing body for figure skating in Canada. Membership benefits in the CanPowerSkate program can include:
participation in a unique skill testing system which includes award bars and ribbons
parent information sheets
progress updates and report cards
special CanPowerSkate events and club functions
opportunity to be talent-scouted
opportunity to participate in a healthy lifestyle activity
At The Langley Skating Club we focus on providing high quality skating programs with instruction from dedicated Skate Canada certified coaches. We encourage skaters to develop to the best of their ability and achieve their goals, in a supportive club setting while fostering a passion for the sport of skating. We believe that empowering skaters with confidence, skill, and a strong work ethic promotes personal success.