advice | The right hockey stick length

The appropriate stick length is somewhere between the chin and nose when a player is standing on bare feet.  Hold the stick upright with the toe of the blade on the ground and place the stick knob against front of the face.  Look straight ahead.

How do you know what is the right length for your child?  An upright skater needs the stick length closer to the nose.  A lower skater needs a stick length closer to the chin.

Also keep in mind that children have significant growth spurts.  If you notice your child holding his stick with his hands too close together this is usually a sign your child has outgrown their stick.


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