Three Key Characteristics of Curves To Consider
Heel Curve – Increase in wrist shot power at the cost of accuracy. Puck cradles at the heel of the blade.
Mid Curve – Balanced curve for slap, snap, and wrist shots. Puck cradles at the center of the blade.
Toe Curve – Increase in snap shot release speed at the cost of backhand control. Puck cradles at the toe of the blade.
Deep Curve – Increase in control and power on the forehand at the cost of control and power on the backhand.
Moderate Curve – Balanced power and control between the forehand and backhand.
Shallow Curve – Increase in control and power on the backhand at the cost of control and power on the forehand.
Open Face – Increased lift at the cost of forehand puck protection.
Closed Face – Increased forehand puck protection at the cost of lift.
How to Choose a Flex
Generally, a player should choose his flex based on his weight. here are some parameters we think works best:
Regular Flex (80) – 150lbs – 180lbs
Stiff Flex (90) – 180lbs – 210lbs
Extra Stiff Flex (100) – 210lbs+
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