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02-20-2013, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by AIREAYE View Post
I can say that I generally advise players still learning their shot to opt for whippier flex. I can also go by Jarick's flex guideline or I can go by weight, which is another school of thought. With all of that being said, if you have a hard time loading the stick and releasing, then perhaps consider a whippier stick for your next one. You should remember that in a game, you will almost never be bending the stick as you would in store. That's a way for more experienced players to quickly gauge the 'feel' of the flex, harkening all the way back to when wood sticks and their organic inconsistencies made such a check standard procedure. Almost everyone has since copied that check into the composites, but I'm not sure everyone understand what they should be looking for.
Cool, I'll try to snag a 75 if they have it today then. Also spot on with the assessment of not understanding what I am looking for.

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