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03-05-2013, 10:25 AM
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Long Island, NY
Originally Posted by
brisbane sens fan
In the equipment thread Jarik mentioned a various number of sticks for beginners. I have found all of them online at prices I am prepared to pay but what flex, lie etc. Would be a good starting point? I am a touch of 6 foot and have strong arms but I think my wrist strength is actually pretty poor (never played any wristy sports).
Considering the situation what do you think of my plan?
If you want to work on wrist strength, Olympic lifting, handstands and ring work will do wonders!
Try out a P92 (Bauer) or Hall (Easton) curve with a 75 or 87 flex. I find the curve is good for learning stick handling and is a good all around curve. I think the curve is called Draper in Warrior? Not sure about CCM. Make sure you cut it down between your bottom lip and chin!
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