15 September 2021

2021 Summer Camp THANK YOU!

That’s a wrap!  Another 4 weeks of successful summer camps and it was a pleasure working with so many incredible kids and families.  Thank you to all the returning families…
5 January 2021

Speed Training

Skating coaches often talk about quickness being your first gear and speed being your second, third, fourth and fifth gears. Most players can develop good skating technique at slow to…
4 January 2021

Winter “Quickness” Camp cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Winter "Quickness" Camp December 28-31, 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Unfortunately, my Winter “Quickness” Power Skating Camp will need to be cancelled following the announcement by the AB Government…
15 December 2020

2020 Physically Distanced Power Skating Camps

How we made summer camps a success in a year of COVID-19! In the Spring of 2020 city arenas were closed due to COVID-19 and summer ice permits were cancelled.…
15 December 2020

Howie Meeker Quotes and Phrases

This year I reviewed the hockey school videos from the 1970’s of the great Howie Meeker. Howie Meeker was a big teacher of skills. He wanted his students to learn…
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12 October 2020

Testimonial from a Coach on Team Power Skating

" Lisa Clark, from Clark Power Skating worked with the Rocky Mountain Raiders U18 AAA Female program. She was used to work on edge work and explosiveness. She showed great…
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1 May 2020

Ann Sauve – World Ringette Gold Medalist

Ann Sauve, one of our skaters, instructors, and also my niece had the honor of being chosen for the Jr. National Ringette team, competing in the World Ringette Championships, and…
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1 May 2020

Testimonial from Coach/Parent

"My boys have been attending Clark Power Skating camps each year for the past four years.  I have always been impressed with how Lisa can break down the skating stride…
Ringette stanceAllTips
27 April 2020

A Proper Hockey / Ringette Stance

Will Not Only... Contribute to a player’s balance but more importantly, it will ensure their stability, and improve their power and speed! Posture and stance are the first things that…
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27 April 2020

Crossovers, Edges, and Counter Balance

Crossovers are used in many ways – for lateral movement, in a running motion to accelerate, with shoulders facing in, with shoulders facing out, from a side start, from a…
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27 April 2020

Tips on Skates for Parents and Players

Skates: Properly fitted skates really improve learning as well as enjoyment of the game.  When choosing a skate it is best to choose a good quality skate that fits really…
Arm Swing Clark Power Skating CalgaryAllTips
27 April 2020

Arm Swing and Upper Body Movement in Forward Skating

In forward skating most of the speed comes from the lower body.  The upper body only assists with the momentum.  Other than a sprinter type arm motion, the upper body…
27 April 2020

WHL Next Generation: Kyle Crnkovic

Kyle Crnkovic, one of our skaters and instructors is highlighted in the following article as one of the talented future stars of the Western Hockey League. ***************** WHL Next Generation…
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24 April 2020

Testimonial from a Player

"I have been skating with Clark Power Skating since 2014. I have seen excellent results in my stride, edges and quickness. Lisa's techniques help me get back to basics and…
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15 April 2020

Testimonial on the Camps from a Hockey Parent

"I have tried all of the power skating options in Calgary and Lisa by far offers the best teacher to student ratio (usually 4-1), the best value, and she genuinely…

Each skater learns differently from the other and at a different pace. There may be one correct way to perform a skating skill but there are many ways to reach that skill.