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04-22-2009, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Jake5 View Post
Hey guys, I just bought my first stick and started playing about a week ago. So far, I'm just practicing shooting/stick handling/passing. My stick is RH (left hand on top of the stick). I didn't really know which kind of stick to buy, but I tried a few out in the store and the RH sticks seemed more comfortable for stick-handling. However, I tried out a LH stick yesterday and I found slap shots to be MUCH easier, however stick handling was a bit more difficult. Overall, I'm much more comfortable with a RH stick, but I've heard that right-handed people are technically supposed to use LH sticks.

Should I go with the stick that's more comfortable (RH), or should I just try to get used to an LH stick, which may possibly benefit me in the long run?

Whatever is comfy with you. Strong hand on top-better stickhandling and slap shot. Strong hand on the bottom - better wrist shot.

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