POWER SKATING

clinics for

TRAVEL HOCKEY PLAYERS

IMPROVE
YOUR GAME!

Improving speed, balance, and coordination
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The Students

Mite • Squirt • PeeWee • Bantam • Midget • Junior • Adult • NCAA • AHL • CHL • NHL

Kim Muir and team travel the globe, bringing their coaching techniques to travel hockey players of all ages.

Hockey is a team sport, but each student is the sole proprietor of their own goals and level of expertise, not only for their hockey careers, but for their futures in general.

Can't Skate Can't Play students are not learning how to play the game, nor are they learning to figure skate. They are learning to become faster and more proficient on their skates to improve their game!

Hockey is a microcosm of life; this is about self-improvement—for themselves, their teams, and to become more marketable in the future. Muir and her team host clinics throughout the year, for virtually every age group. CLICK HERE to learn more about the clinics.

 

 

CRITERIA

All classes are for TRAVEL HOCKEY PLAYERS ONLY, except for my House sessions.

My requirements are for you to be able to perform in our clinics are (applies to Mites too):

1. Hockey stop (on both sides)
2. Backwards cross-overs.
VALUE ADDED BENEFITS
  • I know every student's name
  • You can make up classes if you miss (ask how)
  • 1:5 instructor to student ratio
  • All instructors are past & present students
  • I am present and on the ice at every practice
OBJECTIVE with and without pucks

TurningStoppingBalanceEdgesMomentumCoordinationAgilitySpeedCreativity


Girls Power Skating clinics - Can't Skate Can't Play

NHL, AHL, CHL & NCAA

Kim Muir's power skating sessions with the Detroit Red Wings, the Carolina Hurricanes, and the Plymouth Whalers, just to name a few, have been considered newsworthy (click here to read the articles). Over 25 years of experience guarantees that these methods improve power skating skills and proficiency.

Kim Muir coaching Red Wings players in power skating

Kim Muir instructs Detroit Red Wing players at Joe Louis Arena! LEARN MORE

NCAA Power Skating clinics - Can't Skate Can't Play

Muir trains seven Pro prospects heading to upcoming camps LEARN MORE

Kim Muir coaching Hurricanes players in power skating

Muir works with the Hurricanes in development and training camp. LEARN MORE

Scholarships:

Every summer skating program, students have an opportunity to win a $500 Educational IRA, that I start in their name.

There are five winners, one from each division, i.e., Mites, Squirts, Pee Wees, Bantams, Midgets.

To win - write an essay to a question that I present (I hire outside instructors to grade the papers).

My Oath is to lead by example, building self-confidence in my students. My responsibility as an instructor, mentor, and educator is to:

  • Encourage good citizenship
  • Promote “Student Athletes” by balancing academics with athletics
  • Advocate education as a tool to success and happiness

Although I have a wonderful business, should something happen to it or to me, I at least have my two Bachelors, my Medical certification, and Masters degree to fall back upon.

Outstanding Can't Skate Can't Play students win a $500 Educational IRA
2015 WINNERS:

Mites: Gavin Simmons
Squirts: April Wonsul
Pee Wees: Charlie Smith
Bantam: Ricky Fletcher
Midget: Emily Curlett

2014 WINNERS:

Mites: Luc Plante
Squirts: Conner Gengle
Pee Wees: Cole Goble
Bantam: Alec Stathakis
Midget: Adam Winger

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Scholarship Winners:

'15

 

Mites:

Gavin Simmons

Squirts:

April Wonsul

Pee Wees:

Charlie Smith

Btm:

Ricky Fletcher

Mgt:

Emily Curlett

'14

 

Mites:

Luc Plante

Squirts:

Conner Gengle

Pee Wees:

Cole Goble

Btm:

Alec Stathakis

Mgt:

Adam Winger

'13

 

Mites:

Brennan Lause

Squirts:

Griffin Mentzer

Pee Wees:

Eric Bachula

Btm:

Josh Weber

Mgt:

Connor Miller

'12

 

Mites:

Eddie Barbieri

Squirts:

Emmett Mitchell

Pee Wees:

Justin Perry

Btm:

Alexandria Jozefiak

Mgt:

Christopher Tripi

'11

 

Mites:

Thomas J. Anderson

Squirts:

Bradley Scott

Pee Wees:

Jordon Sommerville

Btm:

Janie Groetsch

Mgt:

Steven Timm

'10

 

Mites:

Jordan Comilla

Squirts:

Collin Samp

Pee Wees:

Sammi Howell

Btm:

Jimmy Howell

Mgt:

Nick McDonald

'09

 

Mites:

Brenden Zemke

Squirts:

Kyle Lynch

Pee Wees:

Alex Opiteck

Btm:

Cooper Rice

Mgt:

Tim Pruchnik

'08

 

Mites:

Will Rough

Squirts:

Carlton Helwig

Pee Wees:

Patrick Murray

Btm:

Brad Pizzey

Mgt:

Julie Bushart

'07

 

Mites:

Nick Corker

Squirts:

John Patrick Lafferty

Pee Wees:

Corey Haas

Btm:

Nathan Stemberger

Mgt:

Dan Kunetz-Kelly

'06

 

Mites:

Ben Phillips

Squirts:

Brendan Parker

Pee Wees:

Travis Hargett

Btm:

Tyler Rutkowski

Mgt:

Brian Kassa

'05

 

Mites:

Erik Mitra

Squirts:

Corey Smith

Pee Wees:

Luke Brithinee

Btm:

Cameron Bobruk

Mgt:

Jordan Giordano

'04

 

Mites:

Andrew Anstess

Squirts:

John Calhoun

Pee Wees:

Nick Hayes

Btm:

Andrew Haggerty

Mgt:

Casey Pachota

'03

 

Mites:

Timothy Lyons

Squirts:

Bernabe Salinas

Pee Wees:

Daniel Dumais

Btm:

Justin Gilliam

Mgt:

Alex Charette

'02

 

Mites:

 

Squirts:

Joseph Rotondo

Pee Wees:

Ricky McEnhills

Btm:

Andy LaBerge

Mgt:

Katherine Ball

'01

 

Mites:

Parker Pakula

Squirts:

Joey Jelsomeno

Pee Wees:

David Driver

Btm:

Anthony Long

Mgt:

Kyle Killebrew

The Team

PROUD TO MAINTAIN A MINIMUM OF 1 : 5 instructor to student ratio IN ALL OUR CLINICS

KIM MUIR President/owner of “Can’t Skate, Can’t Play”, Inc.

Kim Muir teaches power skating at all levels Skatingibackground:

  • 8 yrs National competitor with the United States Figure Skating Association
  • 7th Test Compulsory Figures
  • Junior LadiesFreestyle

Claim to fame:

Could do back-flips on the ice! See video links ->

Educational Experience:

  • B.S. Biology
  • B.S. Chemistry
  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership

Business Background:

  • 25 years teaching power-skating
  • 23 years as the owner/President of Can’t Skate, Can’t Play”, Inc.

I have worked with students and teams from the following Organizations: NHL, AHL, WPHL, CHL, ECHL, OHL,WHL, and many more.
Over 50 of Kim's students are in the NHL, with another 50 or more in the minors!

 

Kim Muir preforms backflip on the ice
Kim Muir preforms backflip on the ice
Kim Muir, power skating instructor and Jojo

CHECK THIS OUT!

Watch dynamic video of Kim and her instructors
teaching actual clinics:

Right-left-back
Right-left-forward
Tight turns
Tight turns-Mites
Mohawks #1
Mohawks #2
PeeWee #1
PeeWee #2
Bantam Midget #1
Bantam Midget #2

Ready to be amazed? Watch these:

Kim's Back flip #1
Kim's Back flip #2

Special thanks to Rick Shepard for the videos and pictures!

Meet the CSCP Coaches! Click photo for more info
Michael Babcock power skating instructorBlake Butzow power skating instructorBrad Zancanaro power skating instructorAustin Featherstone power skating instructorKevin Gibson power skating instructorMathieu Henderson power skating instructorAndrew Jossey power skating instructorBrandon Kaput power skating instructorTony Maci power skating instructorNick Malysa power skating instructorRyan Nick power skating instructorMatt Roy power skating instructorMike Scarpello power skating instructorRyan SchmidtCorey Smith power skating instructorNate Taurence power skating instructorAlec Thieda power skating instructorTony Zancanaro power skating instructorJoey Underwood power skating instructorZach Zeck

 

 

The Theory

if you “Can’t Skate” at the next level, then you “Can’t Play” there either.

Theory

My theory is to teach the most proficient ways of gaining speed, balance, and coordination. Every drill that I teach has to be purposeful for the game; otherwise I am wasting your time and money. My goals are for you to master my skating drills with and without the puck, along with understanding when and where to apply them in a game situation, offensively and defensively (you are always playing offense and defense in every zone no matter what position you play).

My teaching style is based on “Blooms Hierarchy of Learning”. I believe that players should be developing their skills and startegies synergistically, over a period of time, with consistency, new challenges, and positive reinforcement. I am extremely interactive with every student—correcting immediately and/or demonstrating the proper techniques. While my goals ARE NOT to improve just the skating skills of your child, but to build confidence and demonstrate good citizenship, while having fun!

90% of the game is skating; therefore, it is important that I teach every aspect of skating for the game, each having its own purpose. As your skating improves, so does your passing, stick-handling, and shooting. As you get to the next level of your game (whatever level it may be), you have to be faster, stronger and more creative than your competitors. If you “Can’t Skate”, at the next level, then you “Can’t Play” there either.

Although hockey is a team sport, you are the sole proprietor of your goals and level of expertise, not only for your hockey career, but for your future in general. Remember that Hockey is a microcosm of life; it is about making yourself better—for you, your team, and ultimately, to make yourself more marketable for your future.

** Note** I am not teaching you how to play the game, nor am I teaching you to figure skate, but rather, I am just trying to teach you to become faster and more proficient on your skates for your game!

 

The Clinics

Current / upcoming Clinics and registration forms listed below!
Please remember to wear full Equipment!
CRITERIA: You must be a TRAVEL HOCKEY PLAYER and/or be able to hockey stop on both sides & skate backwards with crossovers!

2015-16 Spring Break

3-Day Power Skating Clinic:
Clinic will run from Monday March 28th through Wednesday March 30th, 2016

The Arctic Pond
40475 Plymouth Rd.
Plymouth Township, MI 48170
(734) 207-7663

 

Cost is $125 per student:

Mites 8:00 AM
Squirts 9:00 AM
PeeWees & Btms 10:00 AM

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Please print form and mail with payment

 

 

 

2016 SUMMER CLINIC

June 20 - August 4

COST - $575

Session 1 (Monday/Wednesday daytime) and Session 2 (Tuesday/Thursday daytime):

Arctic Pond Arena
40475 Plymouth Road
Plymouth, MI  48170
(734) 207-7663

Session 3 (Monday/Wednesday Evening):

Arctic Edge Arena
46615 Michigan Avenue
Canton, MI  48188
(734) 487-7777

NO CLASS ON MONDAY, JULY 4TH AND TUESDAY, JULY 5TH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

Session 1 - Monday/Wednesday Daytime
Mites - 7:30- 9:00 AM
Squirts - 9:00 -10:30 AM
PeeWee - 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Bantam/Midget - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Session 2 - Tuesday/Thursday Daytime
Mites - 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Squirts - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
PeeWee - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 3 - Monday/Wednesday Evening
Mites - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Squirts - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
PeeWee - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Bantam/Midget - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

 

HOUSE - Tuesday/ Thursday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  (ARCTIC POND)

 

 

 

2015-16 NEW CLASSES!

JUNIOR PREP Clinic & JUNIOR/NCAA Clinic
Clinics will run from:
Monday June 20th through Thursday August 4th, 2016

The Arctic Pond
40475 Plymouth Rd.
Plymouth Township, MI 48170
(734) 207-7663

NO CLASS ON MONDAY, JULY 4TH AND TUESDAY, JULY 5TH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!



JUNIOR PREP - June 20th thru Aug. 3rd: Tuesday/Thursday 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM  (ARCTIC POND)
Class description: for '02, '01, and '00s AAA hockey players ONLY. 1.5 hr classes. Half power skating with myself and staff, the other half taught by Kenny Brandt (click here for bio) of Skilled Advantage for stick handling and Greg Moore (click here for bio), intern Assistant Coach with the US NTDP.
COST - $575

JUNIOR/NCAA - June 21st thru Aug. 4th: Monday/ Wednsday 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  (ARCTIC POND)
Class description: Power skating for NAHL, USHL, CHL, or NCAA players ONLY.
COST - $450

 
 
Students learn Power Skating to improve hockey game
VALUE ADDED BENEFITS

I know every student's name

You can make up classes if you miss (ask how)

1:5 instructor to student ratio

All instructors are past & present students

I am present and on the ice at every practice

Hockey skating Classes
OBJECTIVE - with and without pucks
  • Turning
  • Stopping
  • Balance
  • Edges
  • Momentum
  • Coordination
  • Agility
  • Speed
  • Creativity

** NOTE ** As your skating improves, so does your stick-handling, passing, shooting, creativity and your confidence. All this increases the speed of the game, while assisting you to get to the next level, whatever that may be. Confidence is gained through performance. While my job as an instructor is to get every student to perform at their fullest potential. Remember, if you “CAN‘T SKATE, you CAN’T PLAY!”

For more info about Kim Muir or “Can’t Skate, Can’t Play”, Inc., please feel free to contact me:

Kim Muir
(360)790-7652
E-mail Kim

Other contact:
Debbie JeWett
(734) 664-0187

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The News

Kim Muir’s Can’t Skate Can’t Play - Staff, friends and family in the news!
Kim Muir of Can't Skate Can't Play travels the globe teaching power skating
CSCP in Sweden

Kim Muir and her instructors travelled to Sweden this summer. Watch these great videos that highlight their visit.

Nick Lidstrom and Kim Muir

Nick Lidstrom and Kim Muir. Thank you for the opportunities!

1st place at the Ilitch Golf Outing at Oakland Hills

Kim and her team tied for 1st place at the Ilitch Golf Outing at Oakland Hills. Congratulations!

 

Chase Podsiad - Captain, U.S. Army, recently serving in Afghanistan Chase Podsiad - Captain, U.S. Army, wears Can't Skat Can't Play t-shirt in Afganistan

Chase Podsiad • Captain, U.S. Army, recently serving in Afghanistan. Kim and her students were honored to be able to welcome Chase home from Afghanistan. '08 graduate of West Point, The United States Military Academy Captain of the Army Hockey team from Wyandotte, Michigan former student and most importantly, great friend, since he was 8 yrs old! We are grateful for your safe return home and thank you for serving our Country.
God Bless You!

 

 

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Acclaim for Kim Muir’s Can’t Skate Can’t Play Clinics continues in the media

 
 

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Contact Us

if you “Can’t Skate” at the next level, then you “Can’t Play” there either.

Contact Information:

Debbie Jewett
(734) 664-0187
M-F, 11 AM - 4 PM
40475 Plymouth Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170

Kim Muir
(360)790-7652
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