How did you decide left or right stick handed?
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02-22-2010, 08:24 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
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Honestly, that's because of ignorance in the United States, generated by morons who only played baseball thinking hockey is the same. Consequently, many beginners grip a hockey stick the same way as a baseball bat
Point being, most right handed people I've presented with the choice when they begin hockey, without anyone suggesting it to them, pick a "LH" stick. Right hand on top makes sense for probably 70% of right handed people. The huge misnomer is that people assume people who have their dominant hand on top just shows a lack of hockey understanding. Hands don't generate real shooting power, proper weight transfer does.
I have never thought about the why's and what not, i just notice a lot more righties then lefties.
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