The Asics Gel Rocket 9 indoor court shoes. They are part of the long-running Asics Gel Rocket line.
The Asics Gel Rocket 9 are marketed by Asics as volleyball shoes, but they are commonly used for other indoor court sports including squash and badminton.
In the squash world, the Gel Rocket line is known as being good value for money. These shoes are certainly popular at the club level because of their price point, but the quality is good enough that many professional squash players use the Gel Rocket line.
Here is some product information from Asics.com.
With exceptional fit, enhanced traction and upgraded, shock-absorbing cushioning, our GEL-Rocket® 8 model is a top-level shoe at an entry-level price. Known as a longtime favorite of beginner and intermediate court players, the latest GEL-Rocket® incarnation features our stabilizing Trusstic System® technology, gum rubber on the outsole for unparalleled traction and our signature forefoot GEL® technology cushioning. Weight: 11.9 oz.
Asics Gel Rocket 9 — Men
White, black, and what looks like a gold color. I’ve ordered a pair of these and will be reviewing them soon on the Squash Source YouTube channel.
Asics Gel Rocket 9 Unboxing
Here’s an unboxing of the Gel Rocket 9s. They are good-looking shoes in person. One cosmetic difference of these shoes versus the Gel Rocket 8s is the “GEL-ROCKET” label on the heel of the shoe. I’ll be doing a more in-depth review soon, so subscribe to the Squash Source YouTube channel if you want to get an update when that video goes live.
“Speed Red” and black:
Asics Gel Rocket 9 — Women
Here are some women’s Gel Rocket 9 shoes, which were spotted at realvolleyball.com.
Black and White:
White and Black:
Asics Blue and White:
White and Classic Red:
White and Dive Blue:
Thanks to Keir and Dan for the tips on these shoes!