Hockey Sticks - The Barrington Sports Guide
Based on years of experience we have compiled this guide in order to provide both seasoned players, and newcomers to the sport of hockey with an in-depth guide to hockey sticks, as well as the knowledge required to make an informed choice when looking for the best hockey stick to suit their specific needs.
Over the last 20 years a combination of technological advances, adaptation of the game to artificial surfaces and consumer demand, has led to hockey stick manufacturers producing a wide range of products to suit all skill sets, playing styles, preferences and budgets.
In this guide we will attempt to clearly define the various aspects of hockey sticks and then explain in the following six sections how each of the different aspects may affect your choice of hockey stick.
Please see the section overviews below for a brief summary of the aspects covered. If you are new to the sport we strongly recommend you read the section on Specifications first in order to familiarise yourself with the basic elements and technical terminology associated with hockey sticks.
SPECIFICATIONS: A basic introduction into the different parts of a hockey stick, terminology, as well as the technical restrictions on hockey sticks as set out by Hockey's governing body the FIH (International Hockey Federation). Read more...