Kookaburra

Stick Technology & Size Guide

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SCIENCE OF THE STICK


At Kookaburra we’re rightly proud of our Hockey Stick Range. Every piece of equipment is packed with embellishing features, tested bespoke science and stylish eye-catching design. Optimising the best breakthrough enhancements from current Kookaburra research, the range has been redesigned to reflect some revolutionary breakthroughs in hockey engineering.

Designed by experts and perfected by players, Kookaburra enables you to hit the ball further, faster, harder – yet retain more control than ever before.

Bolstered by the latest advances in the lab, Kookaburra utilises its unique construction formats to put the ultimate hockey stick into your hands. Combining this season’s newest in vogue styles on the outside, with reliable precision-built sports engineering on the inside.

STICK SIZE GUIDE

Selecting the right length of stick if vitally important if all skills of hockey are to be developed and performed well.  In general your height determines what length of stick you should use.  A lot of players use sticks are far too long - one the main reasons being that it is seen as 'cool' to play with a senior stick.  However using the wrong size will negatively affect the players performance, due to the length and mass not being balanced.  

Stick Length  Height of Player
5ft 8in + 37.5"
5ft 3in - 5ft 8in  36.5"
5ft - 5ft 3in  35"
4ft 9in - 5ft  34"
4ft 6in - 4ft 9in  33"
4ft 3in - 4ft 6in  32"
4ft - 4ft 3in  30"
4ft  28"


STICK TECHNOLOGY

Kookaburra’s technicians have concentrated on innovative scientific stick refinement for 2016 - all with the help of Kookaburra's outstanding peer-reviewed understanding and skill.  2016 is Kookaburra's second year of 4-Core technology and it continues to be a huge step in stick manufacture.  In addition our 2016 collection is brimming with new stick shapes and new technology, all of which has been tested and modified during hours of play testing.

Incorporating the strongest proven carbon weave throughout our sticks, Kookaburra places the ultimate hockey power into your hands. You will never have had a grip on power like this before. 


 Kookaburra Hockey Oval Handle    
OVAL HANDLE
Crafted oval handle assists with maximizing the bow position to create a dramatic profile. Ergonomically designed for comfort and feel.

 Kookaburra Hockey Energy Groove    
ENERGY GROOVE
Helps to generate enhanced ball speed.  Assists with passing control and precision.

 4 Core   4-CORE 
Exclusive to our Team Midas and Team Origin Sticks, 4-Core further enhances resistance against torsional movement.  It's compact feel improves power hitting.
 Tri Core
  TRI-CORE 
Implemented across a number of our top models, Tri-Core reconstructs' the sticks internal structure to offer optimum stiffness and improved power.
 Dual Core
   
DUAL-CORE 
Used throughout the Kookaburra range, our Dual-Core construction creates high power with the perfect blend of playability and control.

 EVA Reinforced Edge   EVA REINFORCED EDGE 
Kookaburra's innovative backhand edge with EVA foam helps to boost performance and increase durability.
 Reinforced Edge   REINFORCED EDGE 
Kookaburra's have reinforced the backhand edge, strengthening a key area in stick construction, aiding and enhancing durability.
 Fabricated Carbon  
FABCRICATED CARBON
Tightly weaved carbon fibre is cross linked throughout the shaft, reducing the use of epoxy resin, providing unrivaled strength and power potential.
Skill Zone  
SKILL ZONE
Concave stick face shaping holds the ball with ease, giving unbelievable close control for 3D Skills, drag flicking and aerial prowess.

 Soft Touch Compound   STC
Kookaburra's unique Soft Touch Compound is the ultimate in playability - giving players exceptional grip, touch and feel in all conditions.
 Ultralite   ULTRALITE
There's lightweight and there's Ultralite!!  Kookaburra's range of Ultralite sticks are produced up to 4oz lighter and conventional sticks.
   
PC2
x2 power channels within the stick profile enhance strength in vital area.Precision engineered channels within the stick profile provide strength in vital areas and generate greater power level instantaneously.
   
KVR
Unique Velocity Ridge spine profiling gives instant power transfer without sacrificing control and feel, targeting power directly into the stick head.

 Precision Edge  
PRECISION EDGE
The profile of the backhand edge has been precision flattened, enabling perfect execution of back hand shots time and time again.
 KCF  
KCF
Exceptional feel, improved control.  The texturised playing surface generates a more secure contact area, resulting in exquisite feel, control and agility.

   
CVT
Counter vibration technology inserts within the handle reduce unnecessary vibrations when striking, assisting much improved feel and control.

   
SFR
Soft feel resin formulated into the core construction of the stick created unparalelled durability and exquisite feel on impact.