How tall of a hockey stick do I need?

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.

What size hockey stick do I need if im 5 9?

Field Hockey Stick Sizes Based on Player Height

Player’s Height (Feet & Inches) Stick Length (Inches)
5′ 8″ 37
5′ 9″ 37 or 37.5
5′ 10″ 37.5
5′ 11″ 38

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.

How tall should you be for a senior 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.

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How long should a 5’8 Hockey Stick be?

Using the right hockey stick can make a huge difference in your game, as it can make shooting, stick handling, and overall control of your game much easier.

Hockey Stick Length Chart.

Age Group Height Stick Length
Intermediate (11-14) 4’11” – 5’4″ 55″ – 58″
Intermediate (12-14) 5’2″ – 5’8″ 55″ – 58″

How tall should you be to use an intermediate hockey stick?

Junior = 46-53 inches. Intermediate = 54 inches. Senior = 56-63 inches.

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 do I pick a hockey stick?

Rule of thumb: Start with a flex that’s half your body weight and adjust from there. Height: Standing in your stocking feet, toe of the blade on the floor and between your feet, stick parallel to your body, the butt of the shaft should reach your nose — no higher than your brow, for sure, no lower than your chin.

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 much does cutting a stick effect Flex?

More Questions About Hockey Stick Flex

Cutting a hockey stick down can affect how the stick feels and plays. Cutting a hockey stick down one inch will add around 3-5 flex.

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How do you measure a hockey stick without skates?

A good way to measure your stick is to stand, without skates in your stocking feet, on a flat surface. Place the toe of your stick on the ground between your feet. Lean the stick straight up-and-down so the handle of the stick touches the tip of your nose.

What is the tallest field hockey stick?

Sizes Chart Hockey Sticks

Field Hockey Stick Length (Size) Height Of Hockey Player
37.5″ inches length Field Hockey Sticks Recommended for players 5 feet & 9 inches tall and above
36.5″ inches length Field Hockey Sticks Recommended for players 5 feet & 8 inches tall

Does cutting down a hockey stick change the flex?

DOES CUTTING DOWN A STICK OR ADDING AN EXTENSION CHANGE THE FLEX? The simple answer is yes, a shorter stick will feel stiffer and will perform more similarly to a stick with a higher flex number. A longer stick will feel softer and will perform more like a stick with a lower flex number.