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02-05-2010, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by donGjohnson View Post
Learning how to properly receive a pass is something that I'm dismayed to say, few players know how to do properly with composite sticks. You can't use the same idea as wood, this ain't the Mighty Ducks and there's no egg trick. To catch a hard pass, you have to exert more force on your lower hand and move up to meet it while cupping your blade.
This is surprisingly true! With some of the whippier sticks, your stick flexes a fair bit while receiving the pass. This is why I like Easton sticks... they have a very dull feel and for whatever reason it's much easier to control passes.

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