Programs

Power Skating Expert Tara McKay offers hockey players the best in skating training for hockey. Tara offers weekly power skating programs and skills camps for a variety of age and skill levels.

Tara continues to work at the grassroots level in minor hockey with several youth programs from the beginner level up to AAA. Tara has worked with young hockey players for several years and is known for her effective teaching style and age appropriate skill progressions.

Tara works with elite athletes including NHL Pro players, NCAA, CIS, OHL, Major Junior, and Midget AAA.

Tara comes highly recommended by Gary Roberts. “I’ve added the best technical skating instructor I know to compliment the work I do with my players in the gym…someone who understands the game, the mechanics as well as the human body”.

Main areas of focus for Power Skating Programs

  • Stride Mechanics and Efficiency of Skating Skills
  • Edge Work, Balance and Stability
  • Lateral Movement and Transition Skating
  • Quickness and Agility

Programs Offered

Weekly In-Season Power Skating

Various programs divided by age and skill level.

Weekly Spring Power Skating

Designed for players A-AAA level to improve their technical skating skills in the off-season. Tara leads players through intensive on-ice technical skating sessions focusing on improving their skating mechanics and technique. Improvements in skating technique along with a successful off-season training program will elicit significant gains for players when the season arrive. Players will experience improved power, speed and agility.

ELITE Off-Season Spring Power Skating

Offered for AAA Bantam, Midget and Junior players looking to improve and work on their technical skating skills in the off-season.

Tara leads players through intensive on-ice technical skating sessions focusing on improving their skating mechanics and technique. Improvements in skating technique along with a successful off-season training program will result in significant gains for players when the season arrives. Players will experience improved power, speed and agility.

Pre Try Out Sessions (April)

A series of sessions to prepare players for Rep try outs. Sessions will focus on conditioning and skill development including skating, pucks skills, battles and competitive games.

Semi-Private Training

Semi Private and Small Groups can be booked. For information regarding Private, Semi Private or Small Group sessions, please contact Tara directly.

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About Tara

 
Tara McKay is a member of the team for Gary Roberts High Performance Training (GRHPT). Tara is the Power Skating Coach for Gary’s off-season training program for ELITE level and PRO players. Learn more.

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