How tall should you be for a senior hockey stick?
Stand with your skates on and hold your stick in front of you. Your stick should be anywhere from 1 to 2 inches below or above your chin.
Hockey Stick Length Chart.
|Age Group||Height||Stick Length|
|Intermediate (12-14)||5’2″ – 5’8″||55″ – 58″|
|Senior (14+)||5’5″ – 5’10”||57″ – 61″|
|Senior (14+)||5’7″ – 6’1″||58 – 62″|
How tall are Bauer intermediate sticks?
Length: 60″ Senior flex 87, 77. 57″ Intermediate flex 55, 65. 54″ Junior flex 50.
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What is the difference between a junior and senior hockey stick?
Each size normally reflects a smaller shaft circumference and a softer flex. Senior sticks are usually used by players ages 14 and up; intermediate for ages 10-15; junior for ages 7-12; and youth for players ages 4-8. Adult women generally use intermediate or flexible senior sticks.
What Flex is a senior hockey stick?
A hockey stick’s flex refers to the amount of pressure (in pounds) that is required to bend the stick one inch. For this reason, stick flexes are measured in numbers, most often one that is two-digits. For example, the average flex of an adult’s hockey stick (usually referred to as a “senior” stick) is 85.
How does Bauer measure stick length?
(NOTE: Stick length is measured from the stick’s heel point of contact with the playing surface to the top of the shaft.)
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.
How is the length of a hockey stick measured?
Sticks are measured in one of two ways: either from the top of the shaft to the blade when it’s on its toe and against a wall, or from the top of the shaft straight to the heel. Remember: if you’re measuring sticks in your street shoes, it’s going to feel about 3-4 inches shorter on the ice.
How long is a senior hockey stick shaft?
An intermediate hockey stick typically is about 54 inches long; a senior hockey stick usually is 56 to 63 inches long. The amount of flex in the stick depends on how much you cut off from the top of the stick. A rule of thumb is that the more you cut off, the stiffer the flex.
What is the correct flex for a hockey stick?
Our answer is that the general rule is to pick a flex that is half your body weight. Therefore, if you weigh 100 pounds a 50 flex stick might be ideal. However, when it comes to sports equipment you must always consider the players ‘personal preference’.
What is 85 flex hockey stick?
To refresh your memory: an 85 flex stick requires 85 pounds of force to bend the stick 1 inch with a full length stick. Seems simple enough, right? However, hockey is a game of preference so, just because you weigh 170 does not mean that you must use an 85 flex.
What flex stick does McDavid use?
McDavid says the flex he uses is “pretty stiff, actually”. He uses an 85 flex that’s cut down a bit. He explains his stick, curve, and flex in the YouTube video below. He says he’s a guy who doesn’t shoot a lot and likes to have the puck on his stick and perform stick handling.
What flex stick does Ovechkin use?
Alexander Ovechkin is 230 pounds and uses a 79 flex stick, which is probably a big reason for his one-timer.