There are a lot of choices when it comes to
There are several key factors to truly consider when choosing the best
- Playing surface
Make a note that how your soccer cleats look was not on our list, we are more focused on function over fashion when it comes to choosing our boots.
This is the single most important factor when choosing the best
Designed for natural grass fields. We would consider these types of soccer cleats the all-around choice as they are versatile enough for most types of playing surfaces outdoors.
Patterned for wet surfaces. The type of cleats that have (most of the time) removable and interchangeable studs. Metal or metal tipped studs are best for soft ground fields.
Made for dry environment fields. It is common for these to be the same soccer shoes players wear on shorter artificial grass. Rubber studs are common on hard ground fields as well.
We refer to these as shoes because we feel they are closer to shoes than they are cleats. They are worn on most artificial fields both indoor and outdoor.
Indoor soccer shoes
Flat soles and are very commonly worn as casual shoes.
This is a big one. Spending hundreds of dollars on
More of a preference but with our youth coaches this is a common concern and we usually give everyone the same rough guide.
- Forwards – a soccer cleat with a proper sweet spot for better striking
- Wingers and Fullbacks – lightweight and comfortable
- Midfielders – comfort and control
- Defense – durability with a little more protection
- Keepers – preference, but choosing the right cleat for the surface is key for lateral movements and traction
- Multiple Positions – comfort and choosing what makes sense with your style of play based on the rough guide for other positions
You want a tight fit that isn’t so tight that affects mobility or causes pain. Finding the right fit will prevent injuries and help you maintain better control while dribbling and moving around the field. The new trend of ‘mid’