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08-18-2011, 06:45 PM
Join Date: Aug 2010
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And I mean the people who started after they've stuck to a sport for a while, so generally 17+. I'm just taking my skating lessons right now, and I'm 22. Was wondering how long it took you guys to become a competent skater? I try to practice skating whenever I can (about 2-3 times a week, 1.5 hour or so each time).
I learned how to skate when I was 13, and I started hockey at 14. It took me around 5 months of skating lessons to learn all the proper technique and how to skate decently fast. I started my first season of hockey in the fall, also while doing powerskating once a week, and going for free ice whenever I could. I have found that as you could of guess, the more ice time the better. It really helped me as a late starter in to hockey.
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