Which indoor hockey stick suits me?

Having the right indoor hockey stick is extremely important. The stick determines how you as a player play in the room. And although choosing an indoor stick seems easy, after all you already have a nice and correct stick on the field, it is a different process than you might think. Because the game in the hall is so different, the composition of the sticks is also different and you pay attention to different points than for a hockey stick on the field. We explain the different indoor hockey sticks and why you as a player might or might not like them


In the room there are different models of sticks with different carbon percentages from 30% carbon to 80% carbon.

Stiffness, Carbon makes the stick extremely stiff, so you experience more power during the game, but the stiffness also makes the ball bounce off your stick faster. This carbon percentage gives you power and less ball feeling.

Type of player: A stick with, for example, 80% carbon for indoor use, is often only used by truly technical, experienced hockey players. Are you someone who wants to experience ultimate power and who has the right control over the stick? Then this could be something for you.

Advantages The advantages of an indoor hockey stick with a high carbon percentage are that the stick can give you enormous power behind the ball. On a small indoor field you can easily get the ball to a different spot. In addition, you feel few vibrations from the ball and therefore do not feel this in your game.

Disadvantages A number of disadvantages of a hockey stick with so much carbon is that the stick becomes extremely stiff. This stiffness causes the ball to quickly leave your stick. This is something you don't actually want in the hall. You also have less feeling for the ball, you feel less contact with the ball and you therefore have to be at the right technical level to be able to keep the ball and stick under control.


With the trend that has arisen to have carbon in your stick. Feels like an old-fashioned wooden stick. Yet a wooden stick in the room can take you to another level.

Stiffness: Because there is no carbon in a wooden indoor hockey stick, this stick is actually not stiff at all. With a wooden stick you have a lot of feeling between you as a player and having the ball. This can benefit you a lot in the room because you really have a feeling in the room.

Type of player, A wooden stick is available in the room for every type of player. If you are just starting out with indoor hockey, you will be able to learn the correct techniques with the hockey stick. If you have been playing hockey for some time, you can get the most out of your game

Advantages The advantages of a wooden indoor hockey stick are that you have ultimate ball feeling and therefore control with the stick, you feel the ball on your stick and can thus bring precision into the game. In addition, with a wooden stick you feel the vibrations of the ball, which allows you to play more focused and thus improve your indoor game.

Disadvantages, Disadvantages of a wooden indoor stick are that due to the material, you have to get the force behind your balls from you as a player. There is no carbon in the hockey stick, which helps you with more power. The wooden stick can also feel more unstable and fragile, which is not a nice feeling for every powerful player