Where should you position your hands when holding a hockey stick?

Your top hand should be placed on the upper end of the stick, over the top of your stick’s butt (not underneath), between your thumb and index finger.

When holding a hockey stick hands should be?

The top hand on a hockey stick provides all of the control and touch, so it should be your dominant hand. If you hold the hockey stick with your right hand on top of the stick and your left hand down the stick, you are a left-handed shooter.

Why are there no left-handed hockey sticks?

Why Field Hockey Sticks Are Right-Handed

Safety concerns and injury prevention were the primary reasons for banning left-handed sticks from IHF-sanctioned competitions. According to officials, left-handed sticks create too much danger on the field when used in competition against right-handed sticks.

How do you hold a field hockey stick if you are left handed?

Place the left hand at the top of your stick as you would normally hold it. Next create a figure eight motion with your wrist making sure your stick goes from the strong side of your body to the reverse stick side. This will help strengthen your wrist and forearm making it easier to dribble and dodge around opponents.

Is it better to be lefty or righty in hockey?

But why is it better to play on the off wing? It gives you more options. A left-shot player on the right wing can skate down the ice and, depending on the defenseman’s position, he can choose to go wide toward the boards or he can cut back to the center of the ice.

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What sport is left-handed illegal?

Left Handed Polo Playing

Thus the use of the left hand to play the sport was banned, for the safety of both the rider and the horse.

Should a hockey stick be bent?

The stick handle may be bent or ‘deviated’, in a smooth curve only, once only to either side. … It is therefore possible to have a hockey stick with a handle deviation to the front or toe side or a handle deviation to the back or ‘heel’ side or a stick-handle that is bent once to both the toe and ‘heel’ sides.