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04-27-2009, 10:42 PM
Redden Hogalot*
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Originally Posted by TheSkatingDutchman View Post
Well that all depends. I found myself hunched over and uncomfortable when playing with a short stick and that my slapshot had lost a lot of power. I'm guessing that you too are shorter than me? (I'm 6'2" by the way.) I think the chin rule is a good rule of thumb until the player has gotten the basics down and can experiment with different types of lengths and curves and lies etc. as I suspect you have.
Do you skate like a Penguin then? The shorter stick forces you to have a deep knee bend.

But like the other's have said, it a personal preference...

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