True CATALYST 5X INT Goal Stick '21
Brand new for 2021, True is proud to introduce the next generation of great goalie sticks, the True Catalyst 5X Intermediate Goalie Stick! The all-new Catalyst 5X is a lightweight composite stick built to be more responsive, with a stiffer paddle, increased playability and optimized durability.
Starting at the paddle and the blade, the True Catalyst 5X is designed with an improved braided rib system, which offers a dampened feel and optimized balance and durability, in addition to being incredibly lightweight.
The Catalyst 5X offers a redesigned higher flex zone in the paddle, giving the stick a mid-kick profile. This flex profile is optimized for easier, faster loading times and more powerful passes while clearing the puck.
Moving up to the handle of the True Catalyst 5X, you will notice a departure from the A-series, with a more rounded corner of the shaft and a steeper angle. This allows for added grip and ultimate feel while stickhandling.
Finally, throughout the True Catalyst 5X, True’s all-new Precision Laminate Design (PLD) optimizes the angles of the carbon fiber layers throughout the shaft, which offers increased impact strength and optimal stiffness while reducing the weight of the stick.
When compared to the Catalyst 9X, the 5X will feature slightly lower-grade grade materials, as well as a flat paint finish on the blade and True logos on the paddle.
If you are an intermediate-level goaltender who is looking for the most lightweight and durable composite stick around, look no further than the True Catalyst 5X Intermediate Goalie Stick.