Private Lessons


Private lessons are either 30 or 60 minutes and are custom designed by an RHA Instructor to fit the needs of each individual player. They will consist of core hockey skills work and incorporate game-like situations to help the player take his or her game to the next level. Our instructors strive to provide the best and most individualized sessions to players of all ages and skills levels.


Areas of emphasis:

  • Skating mechanics & edge control
  • Shooting
  • Puck Skills
  • Defensive skating, positioning and transitions
  • Angling & body contact
  • Puck retrievals and passing
  • Offensive zone shooting situations
  • Offensive zone skills (cut-backs, cycles, reading pressure, shooting situations)
  • Zone entry options and skills


*Starting 10/27* - Lessons will be held at Paul Louis Arena (formerly Skating Institute of Rochester) due to the high school season starting.

Upcoming available lesson times at Paul Louis Arena:


Pricing Options:


30 Minute Private Individual Lessons


$42 - with a Senior Level RHA Instructor

$35 - with an RHA Instructor



Package Deals


$189 - 6 Pack of 30 minute Individual Lessons (10% savings)



We also offer small group lessons for those who would like practice with other teammates, siblings or friends!



30 Minute Private Small Group Lessons


$30 - 2 Players with RHA Instructor

$25 - 3 Players or more players with RHA Instructor




3/2/2015 Mon 2:50 PM - 4:50 PM
3/9/2015 Mon 2:50 PM - 4:50 PM
3/13/2015 Fri 2:50 PM - 5:20 PM
3/16/2015 Mon 2:50 PM - 5:20 PM
3/20/2015 Fri 2:50 PM - 5:20 PM
3/23/2015 Mon 2:50 PM - 5:20 PM
3/27/2015 Fri 2:50 PM - 5:20 PM
3/30/2015 Mon 2:50 PM - 5:20 PM




To sign up for lessons or to find out for more information regarding packages and pricing, please call 585-465-0785 or email







Improve your goal scoring and playmaking ability with RHA off-ice skills lessons!


During these lessons, players will be taught proper mechanics of stickhandling and shooting with age appropriate drills. These lessons are designed for players who sincerely want to improve their stickhandling and shooting abilities. RHA coaches will use all available resources including our HockeyShot shooting surface, slide boards and other stick handling apparatus’ to improve the following skill areas:



  • Slap Shots

  • Wrist Shots/Snap Shots

  • Backhands

  • One Timers

  • Shooting Games



  • Stationary and Moving

  • Puck Protection/Body Position

  • Dekes and Fakes

  • In Confined Spaces

  • Puck Handling Games


Our goal for the players that attend these lessons is to provide positive coaching and instill good practice habits so that they will leave with increased confidence with the puck and ultimately improve their playmaking and scoring abilities.







30 minute Private 1:1 Lesson - $20

30 minute Private small group lesson (2-4 players) - $15/player



6 Pack of Private 1:1 Lessons - $100

6 Pack of Private small group lessons - $75/player




*We also offer an off-ice lesson combo with off-ice training at Next Level Strength and Conditioning as well. Contact us for more details.*




Please call Mike at 585-465-0785 or email for more information.






On/Off Ice Combo Sessions Now Available! 

We are excited to announce that Next Level Strength and Conditioning has teamed up with the Rochester Hockey Academy to bring you the best in On-Ice Instruction and Off-Ice Training at Thomas Creek Ice Arena! Next Level and RHA are now offering On-Ice Lesson and Off-Ice Training Combo Sessions and Packages! Hockey players of all ages and skill levels ranging from Beginner to Pro will have the opportunity to work with our experienced team of Rochester Hockey Academy Instructors and Next Level Strength Coaches in one convenient location! 

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