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    Stick Science by Kookaburra


    At Kookaburra we’re rightly proud of our Hockey Stick Range. Every piece of equipment is packed with embellishing features, tested bespoke science, and a stylish eye-catching design. Optimizing 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 utilizes 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.

    There are no hard and fast rules about what kind of stick a player should use. It's all down to personal preference.  

    The bow on a stick refers to the amount of curvature along the playing surface from the top of the handle to the base of the head of the stick.  The position of the bow on a stick is used to assist with lifts, aerials, drag flicks, 3D Skills, and better maneuverability (LBow = Low Bow / MBow = Mid Bow).

    The amount of bow is measured by placing the stick on a flat surface and measuring the maximum distance between the surface and the playing area of the stick.

    For drag flicks, it is typically preferred to have a bow placed lower on the stick and more toward the head (we recommend L-Bow Obscene 1 Shape).

    Stick Power potential is enhanced by the level of carbon is in the stick composition.   Less carbon may allow the player to have more control and forgiveness when cushioning the ball. Some prefer a stiff stick as they increase the player’s ability to use deflection to their advantage.  Typically beginner players should start with a low amount of carbon and then slowly work their way up as their skill level increases.



    LBOW OBSCENE 1.0 (Optimum Point 24.75mm through 200mm)
    An adaptation of the original Obscene bow. Without losing any of its radical appearance, the Obscene 1.0. with the assistance of our crafted oval handle has been beautifully re-engineered to maintain a dramatic bow profile.

    LBOW EXTREME 1.0 (Optimum Point 24mm through 222mm)
    Building on LBow Extreme 2.0, the L-Bow Extreme 1.0 takes things to the next level. With a lower optimum point further assisting drag flick and 3D Skills.

    LBOW EXTREME 2.0 (Optimum Point 24mm through 240mm)
    A variation of the conventional LBow 1.0, the Extreme 2.0 bow further assists with drag flicking by lowering and increasing the size of the bow to create a more pronounced profile.

    LBOW 1.0 (Optimum Point 24.75mm through 265mm)
    Our new L-Bow 1.0 shape offers our most streamlined head shape ever which assists with touch and feel without compromising power potential.

    MBOW 1.0s (OPTIMUM POINT 24mm through 310mm
    Introducing our new MBow 1.0s. Designed and developed to produce a streamlined head shape, generating unparalleled ball control and enhanced touch.

    MBOW 1.0 (OPTIMUM POINT 23mm through 320mm
    For players who prefer a more conventional stick. The M-Bow 1.0 places the optimum point of the bow in the mid-section of the shaft, enhancing ball control and 'sweep hitting' techniques, whilst specializing in the full-blooded strike.

    MBOW 2.0 (OPTIMUM POINT 24mm through 410mm
    Taking things to the next stage, the MBow 2.0 emphasizes the MBow 1 effect by creating a more prominent bow further up the shaft. The result, unparalleled levels of playability and power.



    Selecting the right length of the stick is 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.  Many players use sticks that are far too long - one of the main reasons is that it is seen as 'cool' to play with a senior stick.  However using the wrong size will negatively affect the player's 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"



    Kookaburra's technical team has been extremely busy this year.  Without content with pushing the boundaries of innovative construction techniques, such as pioneering tri-core, the group has developed new streamlined stick shapes.  

     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.
     Silicone   Silicone Sleeve
    Silicone sleeve integrated into the handle for ultimate shock absorption and assists with enabling maximum power potential.
     Tri Core   TRI CORE 
    Implemented across a number of our top models, Tri-Core reconstructs' the sticks internal structure to offer optimal stiffness and improved power.
     Dual Core    
    Used throughout the Kookaburra range, our Dual-Core construction creates high power with the perfect blend of playability and control.
     Innegra   INTEGRA EDGE
    The lightest fiber commercially available in the world today.  Used with carbon fiber, Innegra forms an extremely resilient ultra hybrid composite structure.

     Reinforced Edge   REINFORCED EDGE 
    Kookaburras have reinforced the backhand edge, strengthening a key area in stick construction, aiding and enhancing durability.
     Fabricated Carbon  

    Tightly weaved carbon fiber is cross-linked throughout the shaft, reducing the use of epoxy resin, providing unrivaled strength and power potential.
    Skill Zone  

    Concave stick face shaping holds the ball with ease, giving unbelievable close control for 3D Skills, drag flicking, and aerial prowess.

     Ultralite   ULTRALITE
    There's lightweight and there's Ultralite!!  Kookaburra's range of Ultralite sticks is produced up to 4oz lighter and conventional sticks.
     Precision Edge  

    The profile of the backhand edge has been precision flattened, enabling perfect execution of backhand shots time and time again.

    Exceptional feel improved control.  The texturized playing surface generates a more secure contact area, resulting in exquisite feel, control, and agility.

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