# Frequent question: How is a hockey stick length measured?

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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 is a Bauer hockey stick length measured?

(NOTE: Stick length is measured from the stick’s heel point of contact with the playing surface to the top of the shaft.)

## 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 usual length of a hockey stick?

Hockey Sticks Length

Hockey sticks are produced in a variety of sizes from junior through to senior with the largest normally being 38.5 inches in length. The average hockey stick size for adults is 36.5 inches.

## How do you measure a child for a hockey stick?

HOCKEY STICK LENGTH GUIDE

1. Junior Hockey Sticks are available in sizes 24” up to full size 36.5”. …
2. To measure a child (5 Ft 2” or under) hold the hockey stick at their side and it should be at their hip or belly button.
3. If you cannot decide between two lengths, you should consider your child’s position.

## What is the toe of a hockey stick?

The toe is the very end of the blade, and it comes in two basic shapes: round and square, as Figure 4 shows. The difference is that a square toe offers more blocking area and the round toe gives more puck control at the tip. Finally, the “lie” is the angle the blade makes relative to the shaft.

## How do you measure the length of a stick?

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 junior hockey stick?

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

## How long should a child’s hockey stick be?

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.

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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″

## What size should a field hockey stick be?

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
5’1″ – 5’3″ 35-35.5″ Shop 35 – 35.5″ Sticks
5’4″-5’9″ 36-36.5″ Shop 36 – 36.5″ Sticks
5’10” & Over 37-37.5″ Shop 37 – 37.5″ Sticks