ASICS Men's GEL-Rocket 5 Volleyball Shoe,White/Black/White,6 M US
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- Rubber sole
- Forefoot GEL Cushioning System (COURT): Attenuates shock during impact phase
- Trusstic System: Reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe
- Removable Sockliner: A sockliner which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic
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In 1949, Mr. Kihachiro Onitsuka began his athletic footwear company (Onitsuka Co., Ltd.) by manufacturing basketball shoes out of his living room in Kobe, Japan. He chose the name ASICS for his company in 1977, based on a famous Latin phrase "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano," which, when translated, expresses the ancient ideal of "A Sound Mind in a Sound Body." Taking the acronym of this phrase, ASICS was founded on the belief that the best way to create a healthy and happy lifestyle is to promote total health and fitness. Today, ASICS offers a full line of performance-driven athletic shoes and technical active sports apparel and accessories dedicated to bringing harmony to the body and soul.
- Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 7.9 x 4.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
- ASIN: B0031Y6D0S
- Item model number: B003N.0190-White/Black/White-6 M US
- Date first available at Amazon.com: May 19, 2010
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
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Top Customer Reviews
As many others have said, you should probably get a half size bigger. I normally wear a 12.5 or 12 Wide, so I purchased size 13. They were a little tight width-wise, but once I broke them in, they feel fine.
These are perfect for a young player that is growing with their shoe size changing quickly. They will probably never wear these shoes out.
If price is not as much an object - or your feet have stopped growing, these Mizuno shoes are much better:
Mizuno Men's Wave Tornado 6 Volleyball Shoe
August 6, 2012 update: These Mizuno Tornado 7's are even better than the Tornado 6 and well worth the extra money:
Mizuno Men's Wave Tornado 7 Volley Ball Shoe
I got the shoes the day of one of our matches. After trying them on I found my toes were at the end of the shoe. If I had time I would have sent them back to get a size 12, but my toes were not poking out the end. The width was fine. Medium is actually a narrow. Comfort wise I did not see what others saw in the shoe. They wear like any other shoe you might find for a low price tennis shoe. I bought some Brooks running shoes this spring and they are soft and feel like you are walking on pillows. This shoe is by far a cushion shoe. The first day I played in them the bottoms of my feet ached. I have played several other times and either the shoe has adjusted to me or me to it. Not the best shoe for comfort or performance, but for $27 I guess I got what I paid for.
The next time I'll go to a sporting goods store and try on the shoe and if I find one I like I'll shop the net to see if I can find a better price and if not buy them from the store. As far as this shoe my suggestion is shop for something else.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Shoe is comfortable with no break in period. I prefer a little more cushioning so I usually use an insole. Read morePublished 14 months ago by JO
These court shoes were bought for my son for volleyball. They held up and are still a great shoe. Would buy again.Published on June 19, 2014 by Gitzy
I used for a woman and fit just fine. It is a good option if you get the right size.Published on February 8, 2014 by Ana Gloria Perez Bds
I bought these shoes based on the good reviews, and I do like them. I only use them in the gym, never on the street. Read morePublished on February 1, 2014 by Lazar