Which hockey sticks do the 10 best male and female field hockey players use?
Field hockey is very popular game in Western Europe, South America, Australia and Asia. That is truly very interesting and dynamic game with a lot of good moves. It is very important that you have good equipment in field hockey. Why? Well, beside talent and will you must have proper equipment to show what you know and what you do the best in the game. The most important part of that equipment is the stick. Now we will see what hockey sticks the 10 best male and female players use.
Eddie Ockenden is an Australian field hockey player, and his is one of the best in this sport. He plays as a striker and as midfielder. Eddie relies on Grays GX7000 stick, and that is one good field hockey stick. It is good for dribbling.
Ashley Jackson is an English player and he plays as a midfielder. He is one of the best English players. Ashley uses Grays Jumbow A17, because of the special Jumbow blade profile. Other qualities of this stick make it one of the best midfielder weapons on the field.
Robert van der Horst is a Dutch field hockey player and he uses Grays GX8000 Jumbow. For Robert, this stick is good because it improves the reach zone and you can go dribbling easier.
One of the legends of field hockey is Mark Knowles. Mark comes from Australia and he plays in the Netherlands league today. Mark Knowles also uses Grays GX8000 Jumbow, because it is probably the best stick for dribbling.
Keiran Govers comes from Australia and he plays as a forward. He is also one of the legends of field hockey. Believe it or not, Keiran made his own stick and put it on the market. He also uses that stick when playing. Its name is The Mazon Black Magic KG27. The Mazon is unique because it was created only for this player, but it is readily available on market.
Barry Middleton is the current captain of the English national team. He plays as a midfielder or a forward. Barry uses Adidas X17 stick because it is made for those players that want to dominate on the field. Also, the player can better control the ball and it allows for better accuracy.
Tom Boon is a Belgian field hockey player and he plays as a striker. Tom uses Adidas XXtream 24TX24 Carbon stick, because it allows keeping the ball under control for better accuracy. Also, Adidas XXtream 24TX24 is probably the best field hockey stick on the market.
Ellen Hoog comes from the Netherlands and she is the best female player in the world for last year. She prefers sticks with length of 37.5’’ and a 24mm bow.
Luciana Aymar comes from Argentina and she is considered as the best female field hockey player ever. She uses Malik Luciana stick, which was designed according to her specs, and it is good for that extra control that we all might need sometimes.
Lauren Crandall is an American field hockey player. She is also a member of the USA national team. Lauren uses Grays GR8000 Dynabow. What’s interesting is that this kind of field hockey stick is used by the whole female American national team. It allows core stability and improves feel and response.
All these female and male field hockey players are legends and national symbols of this sport. They have their own way of playing and because of that they are the best. Every stick that they use is an excellent piece of equipment – a combination of two or three materials that allows for a higher quality of the stick. It is worth noting that all of these sticks are easy to find in the market, as they were never limited. However, the Keiran Govers’ stick is one-of-a-kind and can be only custom made.
Barry Middleton, the current captain of English national team, and Tom Boon, the Belgian field hockey player use sticks that Adidas produces.