Leading on from our general article on Decathlon Hockey, Decathlon promote themselves as being the market leader for sports retail across the globe (read the article here). We managed to get our hands on some of the products on offer by Decathlon’s Hockey Range, called Kipsta. In this first review,
This stick has a full legal lowbow, three core channel design and a bright yellow and green paint job. The stick has a composition of 91% carbon, 5% kevlar and 4% glass fibre. It features a touch compound on the face, a twisted toe and a groove channel in the shaft. The one I have for review is an extra light and weighs in at 549g (571g with grip and tape).
Feel This stick has a softer feel than some other ‘100%’ carbon sticks. This softer feel means that the stick has an excellent first touch when receiving the ball, this allows for quick movement of the ball while you are controlling incoming passes. This stick is also excellent for executing