Originally Posted by saltlife027
i weigh about 150lbs (about 68kg)
Yup, boards are primarily picked by weight. 156 is a little long for somebody 150 lb that's trying to learn. Ideally you'd want something in the low 150s. That said I was a shrimp and learned on a 153. It can be done, but it'll be a little easier on you to learn on something shorter.