How much should I cut off my hockey stick?

The general rule for the proper hockey stick length is that the end of the stick should come to about the nose. If the player’s skates are on, the stick should come up to the chin. Please note that this is a general rule of thumb for hockey stick height and can change with personal preference.

Where do you cut a hockey stick?

A general rule is to mark and cut the handle of your stick where it touches the tip of your nose. Then when standing on your skates, the stick should come up to your chin or just below it.

How much flex do you lose when you cut a hockey stick?

How much flex do you lose when you cut a hockey stick? 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.

How tall should your 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.

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What flex stick does Connor McDavid use?

Forwards tend to use a lower flex for the many snap or wrist shots they take.

What Flex Hockey Stick Do the Pros Use?

Player Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
Position Center
Stick CCM Super Tacks or Jet Speed FT2
Flex 85

What Flex does Alex Ovechkin use?

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

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 size hockey stick should a 13 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″

What size should a hockey stick be?

The average hockey stick size for adults is 36.5 inches. What hockey stick size you should use is normally dependent upon your height however an old method used to be to pick a stick which was level to your hip in height.

Hockey Sticks Length.

Player Height Stick Length
Above 6ft 5in 38 inch

What makes a good hockey stick?

There are several things to consider when purchasing a stick; Length, Weight, Skill Level, Composition, and the Bow (or bend) of a stick are all features that impact your performance. A perfectly selected field hockey stick will compliment your skills and truly elevates your game.

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What is Connor Mcdavid height?

Pro-grade sticks frequently retail for more than $200, but we know the league is getting a deal, right? For the sake of easy math let’s say NHL teams are paying $100 per stick. That’s 5,000 sticks per team per season.

Does cutting 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.