How do you measure a hockey stick UK?

How do you size a hockey stick UK?

Below is our recommendation on the appropriate stick size based on player height.

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”

How do you measure for a hockey stick?

To measure, you should hold your stick at your side and the top should be 2 inches below your waist. The Dutch method is based on holding the head of the stick in your armpit. The stick should end near the middle of your kneecap. Field hockey sticks’ length varies from 28” to 38”.

What size hockey stick do I need for my height?

The average hockey stick size for adults is 36.5 inches.

Hockey Sticks Length.

Player Height Stick Length
Below 4 ft 30 inch
4ft – 4ft 7in 32 inch
4ft ‘7in – 5ft 34 inch
5ft – 5ft 4in 36 inch
IT\'S FUNNING:  What do you learn from field hockey?

How do I choose a hockey stick UK?

To find the right length hockey stick, hold the stick against the outside of your leg. It should come up to your hip bone. Remember you may not have finished growing yet, so don’t pick one that could be too small for you in a few months’ time!

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.

How do you measure a youth hockey stick?

Another way to measure a hockey stick: Hold the stick with your arm straight down by your side and your top hand holding the stick where it would normally be – again, while wearing skates. If the blade of the stick is flat against the ground, the stick is the proper length. If the toe is up, the stick is too long.

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 size hockey stick do I need for a 12 year old?

Hockey Stick Length Chart

Age Group Height Stick Length
Youth (6-8) 3’10” – 4’8″ 45″ – 49″
Junior (7-13) 4’4″ – 5’1″ 50″ – 54″
Intermediate (11-14) 4’11” – 5’4″ 55″ – 58″
Intermediate (12-14) 5’2″ – 5’8″ 55″ – 58″
IT\'S FUNNING:  Frequent question: When did field hockey penalties change?

What is the length of hockey ground?

The pitch on which field hockey is played is 91.4m long and 55m wide. This boundary is marked on the turf and the shorter lines are called backlines.

What is the best brand of hockey stick?

Best Hockey Sticks for 2020-21

  • 1) Bauer Vapor Flylite Griptac Hockey Stick.
  • 2) CCM Jetspeed FT2 Grip Hockey Stick.
  • 3) Warrior Covert QRE SuperLight Grip Hockey Stick.
  • 4) Sher-Wood Rekker M90 Grip Hockey Stick.
  • 5) CCM RibCor Trigger 4 Pro Grip Hockey Stick.
  • 6) Bauer Nexus 2N Pro Griptac Hockey Stick.

Are Fibreglass hockey sticks good?

Similar in nature to carbon, but more economical, fiberglass delivers the feel of a high-end, high-performance stick without the high price tag. Fiberglass sticks also tend to be lighter, and less rigid than carbon-heavy sticks, making them more forgiving and better designed for young, new, or developing players.

How do you know when you need a new hockey stick?

Remember, too, you may want to replace a stick when it’s not broken—it may have lost its stiffness, its pop. When a stick feels “whippy” or weak in shooting or passing, many players will buy a new stick because the old one isn’t performing like it should. It’s worn out—a factor that a novice may not even notice.