These are called the Head Sonic 2000. I had never heard of them before but saw a couple of them come thorugh on my monthly Amazon sales report so thought I would post them. These are mid-top shoes so they’ll have high ankle support.
This is the "mid-top" squash shoes category. As opposed to low-top. In other words, these have more ankle support than regular squash shoes.
Adidas Counterblast Bounce are high-end, non-marking indoor court shoes from Adidas. They are part of Adidas’s handball line of shoes. The Adidas Counterblast Bounce first appeared in 2018 and at that time the shoe had a built-in booty or sock of sorts that hugged your foot. The 2019 design has changed substantially. Adidas did away […]
The Mizuno Wave Lightning Z4 are court shoes (volleyball) from Mizuno and replace the Mizuno Wave Lightning Z3. Although at least one reader has used these shoes successfully, squash players have commented on previous models that the heel stability is not sufficient, and the durability is not great either. Update: these are being succeeded by […]
The Asics Gel Volley Elite FF. These don’t really “look” like squash shoes but they are non-marking so I keep seeing them in stores. They replace the Asics Gel Volley Elite 3 but appear to have undergone a major update. Navy and Red, spotted 2018: This also comes in a mid-top version: Mid-top version in Black, […]
Adidas Crazyflight X is a line of court shoes from Adidas. They are part of the Crazyflight line, which is designed for volleyball players. The Crazyflight X is the top-end shoe among the Crazyflight models. These have non-marking soles, so they would be appropriate to try in other court sports. I haven’t seen anybody using these […]
Just saw these Mizuno Wave Lightning Z3. These replace the Mizuno Wave Lightning Z2. While these are court shoes, Squash Source commenters have said these are not suitable for squash due to insufficient traction around the heel, among other problems. Seems they are best used for volleyball. These were succeeded by the Mizuno Wave Lightning Z4. Black and […]
The Asics Gel Netburner Ballistic MT. The MT stand for Mid-Top and has more ankle support than the regular Asics Gel Netburner Ballistic. Indigo Blue, Prime Red, and Rich Gold, spotted June 2017: They only have the black version in women’s sizes at the moment:
The Adidas Counterblast Falcon – part of the Adidas squash shoes lineup for 2016. Versions: Men | Women | Junior This is the successor to the Adidas Counterblast 7. These have dark soles but they are non-marking. Men’s Adidas Counterblast Falcon Spotted this mid version in November 2017: Spotted this gray version in April, 2017: […]
Mizuno Wave Lightning Z2 court shoes. Some Squash Source readers have said that they enjoy these shoes for squash (see comments below). Others have commented (about the prior model, the Mizuno Wave Lightning Z) that the heel of these shoes doesn’t provide enough traction for squash. Update: these shoes have been replaced by the Mizuno […]
These are the Wave Tornado X court shoes. They replaced the Mizuno Wave Tornado 9 in the Mizuno lineup. Orange and Black, spotted July 2017: Blue Lollipop, spotted July 2017: Grey and Green Gecko mid-top version, spotted July 2017: Blue Depths, White, Safety Yellow, spotted July 2017: Also available in a Mid version: Orange Clown […]