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    Fall Programming Announced

    09/01/2016, 9:45pm EDT
    By Eydie Balsam

    Join us for Skills/Drills/Power Skating and fun!

    Michals Hockey is proud to announce its fall programming!

    We are now offering Learn to Skate/Learn to Play and Early Release Tuesday Skills and Drills.

    Whether you are new to the game of hockey or want to bring your game to the next level, we have the program for you.

    Tuesdays - Looking for something to do in the afternoons of your early release days in Newton?  Join us for skills and drills every Tuesday at 1:30 (starting 9/20)  Trainers will be on the ice to help skaters of all levels.

    Wednesdays - Little Gliders - learn to skate and learn to play programs take to the ice at 1:30.  Grab your little ones and have them get a taste of the great game of hockey

    Sundays - High School hockey season is right around the corner. Our skilled trainers and power skating coaches will help you get ready for tryouts and the season.  Join us every Sunday at Fessenden at 5:30

    Sundays -  Power Skating, Total Skills and Goalie Training is back - join us every Sunday at 6:40 in the fall to stay sharp for the season. 

    Get the Edge with Power Skating and Skills

    08/29/2016, 10:15pm EDT
    By Eydie Balsam

    The hockey season is upon us, so its time to up your game.  Join us Sunday nights at 6:40 pm for our Power Skating and Skills to bring your game to the next level.

    Our Power Skating and Skills clinics offer comprehensive training for players and goalies of all levels. Our small trainer to student ratio offers skaters individual attention in a group setting.

    Skaters will work on edge work, speed and acceleration as well as stick handling, passing, shot strength and accuracy.

    As always or our goalie trainers from the Goalie Academy of Boston are on the ice each week to offer goalie specific training to offer hands on attention to keep our goalies on target for the upcoming season.

    For more information email

    2016 Summer Total Skills Camps Register Now before we fill up!

    05/26/2016, 1:00pm EDT
    By Michals Hockey Academy

    Sharpen Your Skills With Our Total Skills Camp

    Our popular Summer Total Skills Camp are back this year and are  getting another great response. The Michals Hockey Academy four day camp is perfect for players and goalies of all skill levels. Our trained instructors will work with all ages focusing on overall player development, and specific skills for goalies. 
    Our camps include comprehensive drills and activities to improve core hockey skills from skating, stick handling and shooting. And off the ice, all our campers will participate in dry land training, synthetic ice training, and other fun activities to create a great camp experience. 
    As our Total Skills Camps have grown in popularity with Boston Area youth hockey players, be sure to reserve your spot early as the camps have filled up in the past. If you have questions call us at 617-558-3267 or email 
    2016 Total Skills Camps

    Our camps run Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 pm - and includes lunch and pool time.  We do also offer a half day option 8:00 - 12:00 with pick up prior to lunch. 

    7/25 - 7/29    Monday-Friday           8:00am-5:00pm     All Ages
      8/8 - 8/12     Monday-Friday          8:00am-5:00pm     All Ages
    8/15 - 8/19    Monday-Friday         8:00am-5:00pm     All Ages


    Innovative Blade Mill Training Available On Weekends.

    05/02/2016, 10:45am EDT
    By MIchals Hockey Academy

    Blade Mill Training Powers Up Your Stride

    We are committed to providing the latest in hockey training and innovative techniques for players. Our Skating Treadmill is a unique and effective training tool that accurately simulates real-ice training.
    Operating at speeds over 45 kilometers per hour, and featuring a grade up to 60 percent grade, the Skating Treadmill enables skaters to focus specifically on stride-specific muscles to get the most out of each session.
    And enhanced with video technology, our experienced trainers are able to break down and fine tune a skaters stride, which will help players develop:
    • greater acceleration
    • increased speed
    • more powerful strides 
    • more explosive starts 
    • improved balance      
    For your convenience, we will be continuing our Blade Mill sessions on the weekend throughout the summer. All training is at The Fessenden Rink in Newton. To reserve your spot call us at 617.558.3267. For more information you can also email us at

    Spring Power Skating and Skills Clinics Start In Two Weeks

    04/30/2016, 8:30am EDT
    By Michals Hockey Academy

    The Michals Hockey Academy Spring Power Skating and Skills Clinic is the perfect way to give your game extra impact. Whether you skate out or you're a goalie, our clinic focuses on improving the players/goalies overall game. Our Spring Clinic will be held weekly on Tuesdays at the Chase Arena in Natick, beginning May 17th and will run through July 19th.  Our clinic is perfect for forwards, defensemen and goalies who want to work on their skills in the off-season. 
    Players will be divided into two age groups:
    Ages 6 - 12  6:40 - 7:30 
    Ages 13 - up 7:40 - 8:30
    For the players we'll work on: 
    • Power skating including edge work, speed and acceleration
    • Stick handling and passing
    • Improving the power and accuracy of your shot 
    Our Goalie Coaches have specialized training for goalies that will focus on:
    • Quickness and strength
    • Balance and movement
    • Crease awareness
    And as always, we have a low coach to player ratio to ensure each player will receives the personal attention they need to get the most from the clinic.The ten week program is only $450. We also offer a single session rate of $50 per session, (if you plan on attending for a single session, we ask that you please register at least 24 hours in advance)
    Please go to the players or goalies section of our website to register. If you have any questions email Eydie at