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09-12-2005, 08:19 PM
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bigd
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Originally Posted by Rodeo
I don't have kids just yet, but I started skating around 4. I grew up on a small lake that froze over every winter, so it was the cool thing to do.
I started my son at 4 in a beginers town hockey program and he will be playing D1 hockey next year. I have a grandson that started learn to skate at 3 and is now 6 playing mite hockey. I'm not sure that there is any perfect formular to nurturing a young hockey player. I think learning to skate properly at a young age is a must though. People say my son is a world class skater but im not sure how he evolved into the skater that he is.

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