Asics

Gel Padel Pro

7.9
Overall Score
A casual player seeking an inexpensive shoe to keep their joints safe
Pros
  • Best buy
  • Versatile
Cons
  • Not the lightest

Scorecard

Stability
8.5
Cushion
8.0
Breathability
8.0
Maneuverability
7.0
Low Traction
High Traction
Narrow
Wide

Specifications

Suggested Price
80.00
Upper
Mesh, synthetic leather
Sole
Herringbone
Drop

Performance

This is a best buy shoe that covers everything you need in a padel shoe with a slight balance toward stability, cushioning, and robustness over maneuverability and breathability.

This is a high traction shoe, which works great in sandy courts, due to its herringbone sole.

Asics Gel Padel Pro Herringbone Sole
The Gel Padel Pro sole is essentially a classic herringbone, making it suitable for sandy courts

This shoe has Asics gel inserts in the heel and the forefoot for cushioning. It’s upper is mostly mesh which gives decent breathability.

Expert Reviews

7.9

Zona de Padel

The best-selling shoe of Asics, and perhaps of all padel shoes, are the Gel Padel Pros, characterized by its fantastic value for money! They are perfect for beginners or occasional players and perfectly fulfill their function and are not expensive.

Score breakdown
A comparison of the new low sand curled turf and the conventional sandy turf
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Asics

Gel Padel Pro

A casual player seeking an inexpensive shoe to keep their joints safe
7.9
rating based on
1
expert reviews
Traction
High
Width
Narrow
Pro
Best buy
Con
Not the lightest

How we review

Rubric

10
Amazing
send it out for three like it's raining
9.0
Great
very, very light, easy to maneuver
8.0
Good
good, central sweet spot
7.0
Satisfactory
lost control on fast balls
6.0
Below average
small sweet spot, and if you miss it....
5.0
Poor
340g, low balance, and soft...no power

Methodology

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  • We categorize perceived performance in the categories: stability, cushion, breathability, manueverability
  • The shoes Overall Score is an average of its performance in each category according the expert reviews

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