Why We Use Figure 8’s

Why We Use Figure 8’s Why do we teach figure 8s? Simply, they are the scales to music. Math to engineering.¬†When used properly they are one of the most effective teaching tools for all skaters, especially hockey players. The negatives: Slow and boring to watch...

Heads Up Hockey

Heads Up Hockey Jul 10, 2015 PowerSkating Academy was recently featured on a Heads Up Hockey segment on City News. Watch Dave and some of our elite students demonstrate why the open hip technique is important....

Summer Wrap Up

Summer Wrap Up Jul 8, 2015 The off-season is officially wrapping up and players are headed back to training camp with their individual teams. Dave and PowerSkating Academy had a great summer session with all power skating students, including training with elite...