How to choose the best adidas hockey stick in 2015?

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If you understand the full range of adidas hockey sticks you can read our review to choose the best adidas hockey stick for you. The 2015 adidas hockey stick range is easier to review as there are much fewer sticks this year.

NOTE: adidas have changed the current (June 2016) range now. Our article will be coming out soon, in the meantime check out the adidas hockey stick website via this link for the latest, brand new model.

If you are considering buying a 2015/16 model stick, you will still make a good choice, check out the below information for what to consider:

What are the key differences between the adidas hockeystick options?

Using our adidas stick reviews you can choose different adidas hockey sticks with a few simple choices. Adidas hockeysticks offer a combination of different shaft shapes and curve positions, different designs and of course a range of different material compositions.

Start by choosing the best adidas hockey stick shaft shape

Best adidas hockey stick shape

There are 29 adidas hockey sticks to review in the current 2015 range and the first thing to decide on is the shaft shape. Each adidas hockey stick has one of 4 main shaft bow shapes and you should review the best hockey stick shape for your game

adidas hockey sticks have 4 options for shaft bow in 2015

adidas 3XTREME24 detail

3XTREME24 – adidas 3XTREME24 shaft shape is a 24mm curve very low at 200mm up and a special groove designed to help with drag flicking, this is definitely the best shape for drag flick skills

 adidas xxtreme24 profile

XXTREME24 – The adidas XXTREME24 shaft shape is a 24mm curve very low at 200mm up but has no drag flick groove, this makes it the best adidas hockey stick shape for creative attackers

adidas abibow24 profile

ADIBOW24 – This shaft shape still has a 24mm curve just slightly higher up the hockey stick at 250mm up so is best for offensive midfield players

XTREME24 – For a straighter feeling you can review the adidas hockeysticks with the XTREME24 shaft shape which is still a 24mm curve but higher up at 300mm

CENTRE / X17 – The centre profile and the 17 profile are not officially available in the 2015 range of adidas hockeysticks.

Then move on to the best adidas hockey stick material compositions

Below are the different available adidas hockey stick material compositions in the current 2015 hockey stick range. You will find these described in the name of each adidas hockey stick you review

adidas Carbon hockey sticks – 90% carbon fibre / 10% others

adidas Compo 1 hockey sticks – 70% carbon fibre / 25% fibreglass / 5% other

adidas Compo 2 hockey sticks – 50% carbon fibre / 45% fibreglass / 5% other

adidas Compo 3 hockey stick – 30% carbon fibre / 65% fibreglass / 5% other

adidas Compo 4 hockey stick – 20% carbon fibre / 75% fibreglass / 5% other

adidas Compo 5 hockey stick – 15% carbon fibre / 80% fibreglass / 5% other

adidas Compo 6 hockey stick – 95% fibreglass / 5% other

 

Now choose the best model of adidas hockey stick model

adidas DF24 hockey sticks review are really designed for the player who is looking to drag flick. The top end adidas DF24’s features a special groove in lower part of the shaft to help with this skill.

adidas df24 range review

Adidas DF24 hockey sticks are available in the following material compositions with associated shaft shapes

 

adidas TX24 hockey sticks review is that this is a great stick for a forward who might be the backup choice for shooting a short corner.

adidas tx24 review

Adidas TX24 hockey sticks are available in the following material compositions with associated shaft shapes

 

adidas LX24 hockey sticks review is that this stick would suit an attacking midfielder better who wants to benefit from a low bow with a little more control when dribbling.

adidas lx24 review

Adidas LX24 hockey sticks are available in the following material compositions with associated shaft shapes

 

adidas V24 hockey sticks review is for all round players who get involved in play right across the pitch, there are a mix of bow shapes available in the adidas V24 range.

adidas v24 review

Adidas V24 hockey sticks are available in the following material compositions with associated shaft shapes

 

adidas W24 hockey sticks review is a hockey stick designed by adidas for women. To be fair the only thing that makes this hockey stick specifically for women is the design and some guys might enjoy the adidas W24 too.

adidas w24 review

Adidas W24 hockey sticks are available in the following material compositions with associated shaft shapes

  • adidas W24 Compo 1 hockey stick review with XTREME24 shaft shape
  • adidas W24 Compo 3 hockey stick review with adibow24 shaft shape
  • adidas W24 Compo 5 hockey stick review with adibow24 shaft shape
  • adidas W24 Compo 6 hockey stick review with XTREME24 shaft shape

 

adidas X24 hockey stick reviews are less than most with only 1 X24 in the 2015 range, the X24 stick is designed for the all rounder player

adidas x24 review

 

Also in the adidas 2015 hockey stick range are two other models of hockey stick which do not fit in with the above criteria. We have provided an overview here but please click through to read the full reviews.

adidas Carbonbraid hockey stick review is the new top of the range adidas hockey stick. Full carbon manufactured with an awesome new technique called carbon braiding, the adidas Carbonbraid has its own shaft shape and is designed for the elite hockey player.

adidas Counterblast hockey sticks are a new design for 2015 and once we get our hands on them we will provide a more detailed review.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION HERE – adidas hockey sticks also feature a range of other technology which is different across the whole range. To find out more about these technologies either read each individual adidas hockey stick review or take a look at our adidas hockey stick technology breakdown page for much more detail