Most Stable Shoe?

Syfo-Dias

Professional
After a 6 year break, I just recently started playing tennis again. I'm currently using an old pair of Asics Gel Resolutions that were sitting in my bag. The cushioning is great, but they don't really have enough lateral stability for me anymore. I have a tendency to roll my ankles, so I'm on the hunt for the most stable shoe currently on the market. Any recommendations?
 

Toyo

Rookie
After a 6 year break, I just recently started playing tennis again. I'm currently using an old pair of Asics Gel Resolutions that were sitting in my bag. The cushioning is great, but they don't really have enough lateral stability for me anymore. I have a tendency to roll my ankles, so I'm on the hunt for the most stable shoe currently on the market. Any recommendations?
If you had your shoes just sitting for 6 years, the foam cushioning will break down causing instability in the shoe. The Gel Res and Adidas Barricades are the best shoes for stability by far.
 
I wouldn't go as far as making Boost sound as some great technology that will make you feel so much better than anything else out there,
especially since Boost is just in a heel area. However, from any Barricade shoes I tried this Barricade Boost 2017 is still
the most comfortable one with still great support. Is it best support, I haven't tried that many other shoes to know, but it is definitely a good one !
 

Ramon

Legend
I'd say the Barricade is the most stable with or without Boost. I think Boost makes a huge difference in impact protection. I can't wear normal Barricades because my knees get sore after about a set with them, but I completely trust the Boost version to protect my knees. Without Boost it's one of the worst shoes on the market for impact protection, but with Boost it's one of the best.


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I'd say the Barricade is the most stable with or without Boost. I think Boost makes a huge difference in impact protection. I can't wear normal Barricades because my knees get sore after about a set with them, but I completely trust the Boost version to protect my knees. Without Boost it's one of the worst shoes on the market for impact protection, but with Boost it's one of the best.


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I did not want to believe it but my knees confirmed it. Boost from now on.
 

The Big Kahuna

Hall of Fame
I would say that the Barricade Boost and the Asics Court FF offer the best stability - but in different ways. The Boost feels like you are locked in to a very stable boot, and while you feel secure in your movements, you also are very aware of the fact your feet are in this shoe. The Court FF offers the same plush ride, but feels more like the shoe is PART of your foot - you are never really aware of the shoe while you are playing. Both are superb choices.
 

brownbearfalling

Hall of Fame
Stablility comes in two ways, concentrated and heavy use of materials in the right areas or low profile low to the ground design. The barricade Novak is any example of the first way. Very stable, more cushion, very durable but heavier. Nike vapor tour 9.5 is an example of the second. Theres not as much built in stability to the shoe since the player is lower to the ground and has more feel of the court.

I've worn plenty of both types of shoes. Usually people will choose the more durable option.
 

Chotobaka

Hall of Fame
Don't snooze on Babolat's Propulse Fury -- it is a very stable and supportive shoe, with ample cushioning.
 

Mac33

Hall of Fame
My Yonex Eclipsons have great stability for changing direction.

I have the clay court version that is two ounces heavier than the hard court version.

Loving the grip it has on hard courts too. At two ounces heavier it should have a bit more stability than the hard court version?

They are not low shoes and have excellent cushioning.
 
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