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Sherwood 530G Youth Goal Stick

  • Ideal for Youth/Beginner Goaltenders
  • White Ash/Fiberglalss Paddle & Blade
  • Aspen & Laminated Birch Shaft
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Sherwood 530G Youth Goal Stick

Sherwood's 530G goal stick offers young goaltenders a durable construction with a traditional wood feel. The 530G's shaft is made of aspen and laminated birch woods to help disperse puck impact. The paddle and blade on the other hand are fabricated with white ash and fiberglass to improve durability and reduce vibrations to the hand. The 530G is a great choice for any young goaltender new to the position.

Products Features

Feature Description
Brand Sherwood
Shaft Aspen core w/ double Birch lamination
Paddle Multi-directional fiberglass w/ white Ash core
Blade Multi-directional fiberglass w/ white Ash core
Extra n/a
Made In China
Warranty None

Sizing Information

Goalie Stick Sizing

Unlike other pieces of gear, sticks are sized mostly to the goaltender’s preference and playing style rather than their height. The most important measurement, when purchasing a new goal stick, is the paddle height (the wide portion of the stick), which is usually taken from the heel of the stick to the shaft/paddle interface.


The reason for the paddle height’s significance is because it sets up the goaltender’s depth in the ready stance and (if properly sized) positions the blocker in an optimal position.


To start, put on at least your goal skates and if you’re looking to be more accurate strap on your pads and blocker as well. Once that is done get into your natural stance (the one you’d be in during a majority of gameplay) and look for the following:

  • 1) The entire blade of the stick is flush with the ground while being 1’ – 2’ in front of the goaltender’s feet.
  • 2) While satisfying the above, the inside edge of the blocker hand (while holding just above the paddle) sits on the outside edge of the goal pad. This ensures that there is no double coverage with the goal pad (stick is too small) and keeps the seven-hole sealed (stick is too large).

The reason stick sizing can be so subjective compared to other pieces of equipment is the ambiguity of “natural stance,” especially with young goaltenders. It is rather common for children to use taller sticks in comparison to their height, as their stance depth isn’t usually as aggressive as a seasoned goalie.


The shaft length, on the other hand, is usually best left at its stock length as it serves to counteract the weight of the blade and (ideally) place the center of gravity at the top of the paddle. The one exception to this rule is for advanced puck handlers—cutting the shaft will allow more power transfer when shooting as a result of being able to keep the blade flush to the ice while near the goaltender’s feet.


Note: Be careful with Bauer goal sticks: they measure about 2” shorter than all other brands due to a different paddle height measurement.

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Sherwood's 530G goal stick offers young goaltenders a durable construction with a traditional wood feel. The 530G's shaft is made of aspen and laminated birch woods to help disperse puck impact. The paddle and blade on the other hand are fabricated with white ash and fiberglass to improve durability and reduce vibrations to the hand. The 530G is a great choice for any young goaltender new to the position.

Feature Description
Brand Sherwood
Shaft Aspen core w/ double Birch lamination
Paddle Multi-directional fiberglass w/ white Ash core
Blade Multi-directional fiberglass w/ white Ash core
Extra n/a
Made In China
Warranty None