Adidas Barricade TEAM 4

Aretium

Hall of Fame
I bought these for a stupidly cheap price. These shoes fall into that second rung of shoe, not quite the full barricade but neither the bercuda or court barricade. They have proper protection for the toes (for the draggers out there) which from my experience is only found in high end shoes.

The build quality is fantastic, less than the full barricade but just as good as many top end shoes (better than some).

They are a bit lighter and softer than Barricades but they are definitely stable enough, I had no issues there after a few hours on court. The only issue was heel slippage but you get this issue with many shoes, it could be the sleek fabric in the heel. I fixed this with a runner's knot.

The traction is just like a barricade, sliding is easy ( i play on sandy artificial grass) but I don't slip.

Arch support is low however, but I have my own insoles. They are also quite narrow, so I recommend a half size or full size up.

Also, they look really cool. Robin Haase is wearing them currently. These could be the best bang for buck shoe I have ever worn. Apart from Reebok matchday pumps.

So if you see this shoe going cheap, get it.
 

jonnyjack

Semi-Pro
Haase wearing them?! That's surprising.

I tried the Team 1 and they were not that great. Didn't wear them out completely so use them for bike riding now since they hurt too much when playing tennis. Team 2 was a great shoe. I've stocked up on some other shoes already but glad to hear the Team 4 works well for you and I'll keep them in mind again if I ever need another pair.
 

Aretium

Hall of Fame
Little update. These shoes feel like barricades or the 7s that I tried a while back. They are quite stiff and there is some heel movement but they are not unstable. The traction is incredible, so much traction but I can still slide around.
 

Aretium

Hall of Fame
After a month of wearing these.

Much more comfortable now and there is no movement in the shoe. It has great stability, better now than before. There is literally no signs of damage, incredible. The traction is the best I have ever used.

Best shoes for the price. I think they are called Barricade club or something.
 

Aretium

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