Who Uses The Stick
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The Stick is used extensively throughout NZ, Australia and the elite sporting world. A large number of NZ representatives in cycling, rugby, hockey (Black Sicks both men and women), cricket, netball (Silver Ferns), athletics, and swimming now using it. A large number of these athletes use The Stick daily in their training regimes at high performance centres for both conditioning and recovery.
However, you do not need to be an elite athlete to benefit from a rejuvenating massage with The Stick! We have many users on a recreational level, who just wish to maintain their mobility and good health.
High Performance Sport NZ - North Island - "The Stick is used at the Academy as a training tool by athletes from a wide variety of sports."
Gordon McCauley - NZ cycling icon - "I am interested in selling The Stick in my retail store at Silverdale. We specialise in bike fit and racing and 'The Stick' is a brilliant tool for recovery that I use myself."
Myron Simpson - NZ representative cyclist competing in Europe (2013) - "Almost all of my team-mates have had a go with my Stick and they really rate it. I have been using it most days, keeping the legs in good nick!"
Cameron Brown - NZ Ironman Champion - "I've had some good massages with it at home.When I get tight in the hami's or calfs I like to have a quick massage on the legs with it and I find it does help."
North Shore (Auckland, NZ) Swim Club - "A great product used every day by our team in conjunction with our strength and conditioning programmes."
Andrew Stark (Christchurch, NZ) - World Masters Track & Field Champs medallist - "I was so impressed by how easy it was to use The Stick, I recommended it to fellow athletes within Canterbury Masters Athletics, as I knew we would all benefit from using one!"
Hurricanes Super 14 Rugby (NZ) - "We currently use the Stick for our players activation sessions which are completed before weights and all on-field sessions. The players are all actively encouraged to use the Sticks to help with their own self-massage programs outside of training hours too. I strongly recommend the use of the Stick for our athletes! - Stuart Paterson, Hurricanes Physiotherapist.
US Olympic Committee - Sports Medicine Division July 2004
"The Stick is used as a training tool by athletes at the 4 major US Olympic Training Centers"
Bob Anderson, Author of Bestseller...Stretching " - The Stick is the only body tool I have ever recommended for use on the calf of an elite athlete."
Loren Seagrave, Sprint and Hurdle Events IAAF Level II World Coaching - Education Program - "Our athletes use The Stick to get the most out of their training, prevent injury and optimise their performance. You should too."