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Learning to Play Hockey

Naples News sportswriter Angela Busch kept a diary of her quest to learn to play hockey. Check it out here.


There’s no time to rest, though, because today is another day of academy. I felt pretty good about my skating at Wednesday’s private lesson, but with the more experienced women at academy, I get a reality check. Forget about transitions or handling the puck consistently,

I still can’t keep up with backward skating.

Still, I’m able to make it through the hour despite my soreness. Maybe it’s just that this is a new sport, but I’m never ready to quit skating when the hour ends. I’m starting to see what all these Canadians love about their national sport.