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Traditionally, field hockey sticks are made of hickory or mulberry, but for high school and collegiate play, composite and fiberglass sticks are also legal. These produce more power on hits while still offering flexibility and durability. Sticks come in four types: beginner, intermediate, expert, and elite, with stick lengths ranging from 28 inches to 37.5 inches. Your choice depends on your height. Different positions require different shapes in the toe and bow of the stick. There are four toe shapes: shorties (most common), midis (for beginners and midfielders), maxis (for defensive players), and hooks, which have J-shaped toes for more control. Unlike in ice hockey, there are no left-handed sticks; regulations require all players to use a right-handed stick.

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