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.

 
Introduction
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...

MATERIALS: A description of the various materials used to build hockey sticks, their pros and cons and how to choose the right material for you. Read more...

LENGTH: Discussion of the important factors that may help you choose the correct hockey stick length. Read more...

WEIGHT: Discussion of hockey stick weights and the factors that may help you choose the correct weight. Read more...

HEAD SHAPE:. An introduction to the various hockey sticks head shapes, their in-game performance and which might suit you best. Read more...

BOW: A detailed introduction into the bow of hockey sticks shafts, the latest technical restrictions and how it might affect your game. Read more...

PRICE: A discussion on how your choice of hockey sticks might be affected by your budget. Read more...

Barrington Sports have been hockey specialists for over 20 years, during which we have built up an unrivalled knowledge of hockey sticks and equipment.
To visit our shop and see our extensive range of hockey sticks and equipment simply click on the Enter Shop button below.
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We stock a vast range of sticks, footwear and clothing from all the major manufacturers icluding those lited below:
Mercian hockey sticks Kookaburra hockey sticks Dita hockey sticks Voodoo hockey sticks
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