Sonya Skating School - Power Skating and Figure Skating instruction for all ages and skill levels - from beginner to the NHL!
Sonya Skating School
About Us

New Winter and Spring courses!

Here at Sonya's Skating School, we add power, strength, endurance and speed to your skating. Our program will teach proper techniques in all aspects of skating. Individual corrections are given to each student.

We teach you the same drills to you and some of the foremost hockey players in the NHL!

Please note: Our program is not a "learn to skate school". All players must be able to skate both forwards and backwards.

Our Aim is:

    » to teach boot and blade awareness
    » to teach proper balance and posture
    » longer strides
    » controlled crossovers
    » improve speed & flow forwards and backwards
    » develop quick starts
    » improve self motivation and confidence
    » correct existing problems
    » improve overall skating technique

New Revised Program

    » We have divided our camps into drill specific camps.
    » Our focus in all camps will still include proper strides and starts.
    » development of strength, speed, agility, reflexes, and balance.
    » improved endurance thru cardiovascular drills
    » techniques are taught to ensure progress throughout their hockey careers.


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Our Training Staff

Sonya Shewchuk

    »Level 3 Certified
    »Former Canadian team figure skating competitor
    »Triple Gold Medalist
    »Power Skating coach for over 25yrs.
    »Ice Capades skater-3 years

More about Sonya

Jennifer Baldock

    »Hockey player for more than 25 yrs.
    »In 1977 became the first carded female referee officiating games from the novice to midget levels
    »Attributes her return to the game recently to SSS Inc. formal training

Kimberly Edwards

    »NCCP Level 1 certified
    »Has achieved 2 gold level tests
    »Former competitive figure skater & is currently teaching figure skating

Nicholas Brann

    »Level 1 NCCP Certified Coach
    »Former hockey player turned to figure skater.
    »Nationally ranked figure skater.
    »Freelanced in Belgium, Poland, Singapore and The Netherlands before coming back to Toronto in 2013.

Nicole Hehn

    »Level 1 NCCP Certified Coach
    »Skate Canada Canpower certified
    »10+ years coaching experience
    »Figure skating background/played high school hockey

Deborah D�Alfonso

    »Level 1 NCCP Certified Coach
    »Head coach at Arhus F.S.C. in Denmark
    »Professional Figure Skater

Jennifer Chapman

    »Level 2 NCCP Certified Coach
    »20+ year coaching experience
    »Beginner to elite - Figure Skating
    »Technical specialist


Power Skating - Greenville, South Carolina

Prolific Forward Babstock Signs With Connecticut

Former and current student Kelly Babstock signs with the Connecticut Whale of the NWHL.

Sonya and Kelly Babstock throw back picture

Throw-back photo: Kelly with Sonya!

Congrats Kelly!