Choosing Your Position in Hockey
Every hockey player is born with certain skills, abilities and attributes that make them more likely to succeed at a certain position, but there's no reason to limit yourself to one position before you've given them all a try. If you've never played hockey on a team before, don't worry too much about choosing one position and getting locked into playing it exclusively right away. In fact, you should do just the opposite. Try playing each position to see what you enjoy about each one and eventually you'll find the position that you're most comfortable playing.
There are some key things to consider when choosing the position that suits you best. These are just general recommendations and of course there are always exceptions.
Skating Agility & Speed
Figuring out what type of "hockey sense" you have is something that takes time, but eventually you'll start recognizing which side of the puck your brain is on.
The truth is a great a player can play any position at any time; but, in order to be as effective as possible, you should take some time to identify your strengths and weaknesses as a player and then choose the position that will allow you to utilize your best skills.
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