Does your stick meet the Rule of Flex?
It's pretty simple... All Hockey Players should be using a stick with a Flex Rating that equals less than 50% of your their body weight.
Let's use logic... NHL Players use sticks that are 85-110 flex. Most NHL Players are 190-220 lbs. That makes sense.
So why would kids aged 5-12 weighing 40-100 lbs use a Junior Stick (50 Flex) and then cut 4-8 Inches off making it more like a 60-70-80 flex stick? That doesn't make sense at all.
The Raven FLEX System of sticks are Designed & Built specifically for kids...
Kids deserve to have the same Flex & Feel that the pros get, and that's why kids should use our color-coded Raven FLEX System of sticks (20/30/40/50) so they can learn to shoot properly & LET IT FLY!
This is where you start! FLEX 20 should be your first Junior stick. 47" long and ready for you to
At 52" long, the FLEX 30 is the perfect mid-sized Junior stick.
At 56" the FLEX 40 is a full length Jr. stick, with a lower flex, which helps to meet the Rule of Flex. Perfect for any player under 100 lbs.
FLEX 50 is a hybrid stick & the longest junior stick on the market. At 60" it fills the large gap between Junior & Intermediate sticks for players under 120 lbs.
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