Your field hockey stick is your main weapon out there on the field. It's your central connection to the ball, and an extension of your personal talents. When you're looking for a new field hockey stick, or searching for your first field hockey stick, you need to find the one that best suits your talents, skills, personal style, and budget. But how do you decide, and what are you really looking for? Is a $30 stick so much worse than a $100 one? What size is best for you? Does your position matter? Which brand is the best? And what's the deal with the different toes?
Sports Unlimited stocks a vast array of field hockey sticks for everyone from beginners to elite players. But with such a large collection of sticks, can come some confusion. Well, we're here to help you along and match you to the perfect stick, so you can wield the best tool when you take on the competition out there.
First off, its important to learn more about how to choose the best field hockey stick, how sticks are priced, sized, built, and designed, so you can make the most informed decision.
Once you have a more thorough understanding of field hockey sticks and how to buy them, its important to know what you're looking for, which level you play at, and see what each brand has to offer. Whether you are a youth, competitive, advanced, or elite field hockey player is going to determine which types of sticks you use. Also, most companies distinguish between indoor and outdoor field hockey sticks.
At Sports Unlimited, we bring you field hockey sticks from some of the top brands in the industry today. Each of these brands offers and specializes in certain benefits, technologies, and features that make for sticks that can be ideally matched to a player based on his or her style of gameplay. Most advanced players have a brand preference, so it's important to understand what each brand offers.
Grays field hockey sticks have long been the choice of the US field hockey team, and with their medium weights and turbo torque technology, feature incredible power with less effort. Their anti-torque technology increases the stability of their sticks and gives them an incredibly soft feel.
STX field hockey sticks feature the patented Encore system, built to contain vibrations for a more comfortable game. This system is designed to reduce vibration by more than twice the amount reduced by earlier technologies and techniques. Their other various sticks feature back weighting, perimeter weighting, and cavity backs, depending on your style of play.
Dita field hockey sticks have been the long-time choice of the worlds best field hockey players. Known internationally for their light sticks, excellent handing and head speed, Dita is tough to beat.
TK is a German based company built on creativity, innovation, performance and reliability. With sticks built for all levels of play, TK is a trusted choice of beginners and professionals. Their high quality materials - such as hand woven Italian fiber in the Platinum line - give players unmatched touch and feel.
Gryphon was formed in 1983 and bills itself as a player-driven company. With a lineup that features several FIH World All-Stars, the Australian-based company backs up their claim. Gryphon sticks blend style and function and have gained acclaim for their innovative designs that make them a popular choice of players that live, eat and breathe field hockey.
Browse through our huge selection and we're sure you'll find the perfect field hockey stick for you, at the best price out there! And if you ever have any questions, you can always contact our helpful customer service department at 1-800-693-6368, and they'll guide you in the right direction. You can always consult your coach too, and they'll help you make the right decision.
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