Skate

The Science of Skating.

Hockey is 80% skating. How do you measure up? Take your skating to the next level with skating coach and strength and conditioning specialist Shannon Valerio.

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Training Champions.

As a former professional in-line speed skater and National Champion, University of Denver Women's Club hockey player, short track speed skater and current professional coach, Shannon has worked with Junior, Division I Collegiate and professional hockey players, including NHL players and a Stanley Cup Champion.

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Weightlifters

It Starts with Strength.

Taking the latest scientific research and combining it with proven strength and conditioning methods, as well as technique secrets from Olympic speed skaters, Valerio Training aims to make you a better, stronger and more powerful skater.

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Anywhere. Any time.

Live outside the Denver area? No time for to commute across town for individual training sessions? No problem! I train clients internationally via on-line software, email and/or phone. My "distance" athletes remotely receive the same strength training plans I create for my local clients and receive unlimited correspondence.

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Training and Coaching

Skaters

Unlock your potential with Valerio Training. We take the latest scientific research and combine it with proven strength and conditioning methods to make you a better, stronger and more powerful skater. Whether you are a newer hockey player or an experienced skater, we can help you make significant improvements with a customized program. Read More

The Trainer

CSCS Certified

Shannon is a CSCS certified member the NSCA, as well as having been an elite athlete for 25 years. With 14 national inline speed skating titles, two national records and 15 years of competitive hockey she understands what it takes to be a top-end skater. She has worked with junior, collegiate and professional hockey players, including NCAA D1 players and a Stanley Cup champion. Read More

 

Program Variety

Valerio Training offers a variety of programs, all tailored to individuals' needs. Coaching can includes in-depth solution to developing strength, agility, technique and power—as well as nutritional advice and sports psychology overviews. Sessions may include work both on and off the ice. How much and what type of work you need all depends on your schedule and budget. Read More


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