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Coachs Corner

Coach’s Corner: Composite Sticks are Trash; Here’s Why

Welcome to the first edition of Coach’s Corner with Hounds Manager & Tactician, Alex Whitney!

Ah. The good ole’ (?) composite stick. The perfect tool to send your errant strike even further away from your teammate. And quite possibly straight to the opposing side. I can almost hear the immediate remonstrations to the tune of “Oh the ash disease!!!”, “It’s too arid!”, or even worse still “But it hits sooooooo much further!” The arid argument notwithstanding, can anyone out there please tell me why you want to hit sliotars accidentally (I hope) past, or away from a teammate? When it comes to making your strikes true and your control supple, ash, as always, remains king.

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