Street Hockey Accessories to Perfect Your Game
On this page, you will find a wide variety of roller hockey gear that can be used to add the finishing touches to your roller hockey setup. Roller hockey accessories like compression socks are great for reducing soreness and increasing energy to the legs. A simple but essential accessory for example is the water bottle, making sure that you stay hydrated during both training and matches.
You’ll also see some protective gear such as hockey jock straps and mouth guards. Both of these will come in handy in case the puck comes flying towards you before you can get out of the way. Of course, this is only part of the protection that you’ll need before you step on the rink or street, so check out our Hockey Protection Equipment to find everything you need to keep you safe.
Roller Hockey Tape to Help Your Grip and Performance
Roller hockey stick tape can be used to improve your performance on the rink in a variety of ways. It can be applied to the blade, shaft and handle of the stick, and is something used by nearly all roller hockey players. It’s made from the same stuff as the tape used for ice hockey, so if you enjoy playing both on the roller hockey rink and the ice, then you can use this tape for both.
Applying tape to the handle and shaft will help improve your control, while applying some to the blade will boost your grip on the puck or ball. Usually black or white, you can also choose between a wider or narrow style.
How Do You Tape a Roller Hockey Stick?
There’s no set formula for applying inline hockey tape. When it comes to the blade, some players like to tape from heel to toe while others go from toe to heel. This is mainly a personal preference. More important when taping the blade is to make sure that the spacing is consistent. This should be done vertically, and try to overlap around half of the previous wrap. Once done, rub the tape to ensure that it feels smooth. This will help prevent the tape from coming off on the floor.
If it is time to treat yourself to a whole new stick, check out our selection of Street Hockey Sticks.