A Revolutionary Approach to Skating Success
Developed by Canadian Men’s Figure Skating legend Ben Ferreira and world renowned choreographer Jadene Ferreira, Skating Success ensures mastery on ice by focusing on one core element at a time.
Co-Founder, Master Instructor
Ben Ferreira is one of the most recognized names in Canadian Men’s Figure Skating. A three-time Canadian national medalist, Skate Canada silver medalist, and seven-time Canadian National Team Member, Ben has captured both hearts and glory on the world stage.
Since retiring from competition in 2006, Ben has turned his focus to teaching, developing a unique “fundamentals to finish” philosophy that emphasizes technical mastery. Using cutting edge Performance Analysis Technology combined with over 2 decades of competition experience, Ben ensures skaters of all levels find their edge through a highly specialized training environment that builds skating mastery one core element at a time.
Ben seamlessly integrates athlete management, season planning, daily training, and detailed skill analysis in a synthesized approach to his athlete centered coaching style and delivery of Skating Success™ Master Classes.
Co-Founder, Master Instructor
Jadene Ferreira has built a stellar reputation as one of North America’s most in-demand Figure Skating Coaches. Years of dance training combined with her experience as a competitive skater provides a diverse set of skills to draw from when creating her visually mesmerizing Artistry in Motion. A National Level Choreographer for over 15 years, Jadene is also recognized as one of the sport’s most reliable personal performance coaches. With a degree in Psychology, Jadene specializes in Mindshifting as a way to elevate an athlete’s performance overall.
A natural leader, she has a remarkable ability to support and mentor her skaters from the first time they engage with her to fully expressing themselves in each performance or competition.
In 2018, Jadene received the coveted Coach Achievement Award by Skate Canada, the highest honour a professional skating coach can receive from this governing body.
Co-Founder, Olympic Coach
Steffany Hanlen has spent her lifetime supporting athletes to achieve their dreams. “I founded Skating Success to recognize your uniqueness, to help you look better, score higher and ultimately to explore the champion within you.” Steffany is a world-class coach with two Olympic appearances and numerous world class events in the capacity of mental performance coach. Through Ben & Jadene’s passion, Skating Success delivers its proprietary methodology which puts you, students and skaters on local, regional, national & Olympic podiums.
To name a few accolades:
- Fully accredited with Athletes-on site at events
- 2006 Olympic Winter Games, Torino, Italy
- 2018 Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang, South Korea
- 10 World Championships- Figure Skating
- Over 50 Grand prix events
- 10 National Championships (Canada, Spain, Great Britain, France, Denmark, USA, Armenia, Australia)
- Attends Hundreds of local and regional tournaments, competitions or meets in North America in various Sports to support athletes and coaches
- 2019 BMO Honouree/Winner- Trailblazer
- 2019 WXN Nominee in 2 Categories
- 2018 Nominee for Alberta Women Entrepreneur Award
- 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Award Winner- Trailblazer