Can anyone recommend a good shoe for artificial grass?

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  1. officerdibble

    officerdibble Semi-Pro

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    I quite often have to play team matches on artificial grass (astro). I don't care for the surface much at the best of times, but to make matters worse my club's courts have very variable grip; they can be horribly slippery at times in some spots.

    Can anyone recommend a shoe that will provide more grip on this type of surface? I wear Barricade IIs, but even new ones don't provide what I need on this surface sometimes. Would the Barricade Grass shoe work or not?

    I'd prefer to stick with Adidas because they fit me perfectly (Nike are a disaster), but if another brand has a good shoe for the job I'd still like to hear about it.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. sloe_torture

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    You might want to try outsoles with more texture, like grass-surface tennis shoes. Back in the days of Astro-Turf (American) football many running backs used shoes with knobby outsoles. If you can find shoes with similar outsoles, cushioning, and stability then you're headed in the right direction.
     
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  4. rasajadad

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    I use regular grass court shoes to play on Omni.
     
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  5. brucie

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    i rekon barricade grasscourts woudl work well
     
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    babolat team omnis?
     
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