How long of a hockey stick do I need?

Your stick should be anywhere from 1 to 2 inches below or above your chin. Keep in mind that shorter sticks may be great for puck handling, but might not have a powerful shot. Long sticks give you reach and could even help you develop a commanding slap shot with minimal effort.

How long is too long for a hockey stick?

As a general rule, the length of a hockey stick should be from the ice – to between the sternum/above the armpits and below the chin of the player. However, after many years of teaching power skating to player’s ages 5 to 60 plus, I have discovered that this rule is often ignored.

How long of a field hockey stick do I need it I an 5 10?

Sticks can range from 28” – 37.5” or more. Typically, the stick should come up to the top of your hip bone.

LENGTH.

HEIGHT LENGTH SHOP BY SIZE
5’4″-5’9″ 36-36.5″ Shop 36 – 36.5″ Sticks
5’10” & Over 37-37.5″ Shop 37 – 37.5″ Sticks
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What size hockey stick should a 13 year old have?

Once a young person reaches the age of approximately 13 they will be in a full size stick ie 36.5”(5 f 3”), so you do not need to measure the stick to your hip or belly button once you reach this height.

What height should hockey stick be?

The butt of the handle should fall between your Adam’s apple and your eyebrows. The general rule of thumb is to have a stick that reaches the tip of your nose — but the trend seems to be toward shorter sticks, reaching the chin or lower.

Is a shorter hockey stick better?

“The Dangler” – Hockey players who are good at stick handling tend to prefer shorter sticks. Using a short stick makes it a bit easier to move the puck around because the stick will be lighter (less material) and a shorter stick is easier to move around the body.

How long should a hockey stick be without skates?

Have the player stand without skates, and then place the toe of the stick on the ground between the player’s feet, positioning the stick vertically against the body. The general rule for the proper hockey stick length is that the end of the stick should come to about the nose.

How long should a youth hockey stick be?

The standard stick length is as follows: Junior = 46-53 inches. Intermediate = 54 inches. Senior = 56-63 inches.

What size hockey stick do I need UK?

Hockey Stick Size Guide

STICK SIZE PLAYER HEIGHT (cm) PLAYER HEIGHT (in)
32″ 130 – 137 4’3″ – 4’6″
34″ 137 – 152 4’6″ – 5′
35″ 152 – 161 5′ – 5’3″
36.5″ 161 – 178 5’3″ – 5’10”
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What size hockey stick should a 12 year old have?

Hockey Stick Length and Flex Sizing Chart

Age Group Height Stick Length
Junior (7-13) 70 – 110 lbs. 50″ – 54″
Intermediate (11-14) 95 – 125 lbs. 55″ – 58″
Intermediate (12-14) 100 – 140 lbs. 55″ – 58″
Senior (14+) 125 – 175 lbs. 57″ – 61″

How do you size a kids hockey stick?

MEASURE UP

To ensure an ideal fit, have your child wear skates, if possible, and place the end of the blade (the toe) on the ground. The end of the stick (the butt) should come up to his or her chin or slightly below. If your child is not wearing skates, the stick should rest at the tip of their nose.

What Flex does Ovechkin use?

Alexander Ovechkin is 230 pounds and uses a 79 flex stick, which is probably a big reason for his one-timer.

How long is Crosby’s stick?

Sidney Crosby uses a very short stick, only 54 inches long. It suits his style. He can bend low to the ice, drop his shoulder to protect the biscuit and he’s able to keep the puck on a leash in tight spaces in the corners, and around the net.

How tall is a junior hockey stick?

Adult (or Senior) sticks are generally in the 60-inch range, Intermediates around five inches shorter, Juniors in the 46- to 54-inch range.

Which hockey stick is right for me?

When choosing the right flex, you should consider your weight, playing style, and personal preference. But as a general rule, choose a stick with a flex that’s one-half of your body weight, rounded down. So a 160-pound player should use around a 75 flex stick.

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