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04-13-2010, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by gc View Post
How do you choose your lie? Is there any method to it, or do you just base it off whether you hunch over a lot?
Get in a ready position and hold your stick. Observe how it 'lies' on the ground. Does it seem to feel comfortable when it's flat or does it feel more natural heelside/toeside? If the latter then adjust accordingly. Tape your stick blade then go play one game of street hockey (on skates). If the tape wears on the heel, get a lower lie. If it wears on the toe use a higher lie. In case anyone is wondering why this is important, it is because having the correct lie translates to having ALL of your stick blade on the ice.

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