Best Badminton Shoes Reviews 2020 Editor’s Choice Awards

Yonex Men’s Power Cushion SHB-02 LTD Limited Edition

Yonex Men’s Power Cushion SHB-02 LTD Limited Edition

The Yonex Men’s edition is a limited one, and that’s because of its premium features. These shoes have asymmetrical fit with an ergoshape that gives better support and stability, improving your footwork during the game.

Its upper is made of P.U. Leather for durability and a Double Russel Mesh which offers better ventilation and keeps your feet dry.

Its midsole is equipped with ToughBird Light, Power Cushion, Solid E.V.A. and the T.P.U technology for comfort, impact absorption and grip.

What makes it stand out from other shoes is the extra layer of durable skin on top. This also results in a better appearance.

The ergoshape, which I discussed earlier, also results in faster and accurate footwork and enhances your performance on the court.

Pros:

  • Bright Red limited edition
  • Very affordable price
  • Made from imported material
  • Offers a perfect balance of comfort, durability and weight

Cons:

  • No drawbacks

Adidas Performance Men’s Ligra 4

Adidas Performance Men’s Ligra 4

Adidas is a brand recognised worldwide, and their sporting equipment is no exception.

The Ligra 4 is probably the best badminton shoes for men that are built to the highest quality standards and to boost your performance.

While these shoes are attractive, they also prevent sliding on the court. The traction it provides is very impressive, thanks to the combination of rubber material used in its sole.

The shoes have been actually designed by observing how the badminton players make aggressive moves and twists on the court.

Regarding durability, it has no match. You get what you pay for, and it guarantees long-lasting strength that can withstand the heavy burden of rigorous movements in the badminton court.

The synthetic material used in its built makes it strong, durable and ultra-flexible.

When it comes to performance on the court, you’ll get the best return on your money from the badminton shoes. The way they land and give you a firm grip is simply impressive. It couldn’t get any better, and of course, you deserve it when you have the Adidas logo on it.

What’s more amazing about this pair is the level of comfort. Whether it be just wearing, running or jumping around, they offer maximum support, so you don’t get distracted.

The mesh material inside makes it more breathable and keeps your feet dry for a maximum time while you are on the court.

Pros:

  • Rubber outsoles for grip
  • Breathable mesh for dry feet
  • Synthetic stable overlays providing durability
  • Light in weight

Cons:

  • Finding the perfect size can be a problem
  • Slightly expensive

Adidas Performance Men’s Barricade Club

Adidas Performance Men’s Barricade Club

This pair is known for its durability and affordability. It has got a very attractive design and is noticeably bulkier. This slightly increases its weight, but it still falls within the recommended range.

It comes in bright colors including mystery blue, neon, orange, flow orange and much more.

They can easily last for a whole tennis session no matter how rigorously you use or play with them. Also, the mesh material keeps your feet ventilated and dried throughout the game.

The rubber sole not only absorbs the impacts, but it also gives you a nice grip and prevents you from sliding when you jump or lunge. This also increases your speed and agility during the performance.

If you want to, the insole could be removed, just in case you need a deeper foot penetration. However, this might increase the stability around the ankle, which you don’t want, since the ankle movements have to be flexible.

While these shoes are made for tennis, they also go well with badminton. They are built to increase your speed and performance during the court.

Pros:

  • Rubber sole which provides better grip and prevents sliding
  • Mesh material, increasing ventilation eight times more as compared to regular badminton shoes
  • Imported material used and built with the highest quality standards
  • Removable insole
  • Affordable price

Cons:

  • Lacing method is pretty sophisticated

Mizuno Women’s Wave Lightning RX2

Mizuno Women’s Wave Lightning RX2

Mizuno is one of the best badminton shoes in the market, well-known for their comfort and a wide variety of styles. It offers three layers seamless upper with a great level of durability.

This pair is designed explicitly for women and is equipped with Dynamotion Grove and Power + Bounce. Both of these collectively absorbs the shocks.

The cushioning system is doing a pretty excellent job and offers better stability while you are smashing the shuttle in the court.

What’s premium is its extra grade rubber and non-marking sole, resulting in a good grip as you lunge or make other quick movements.

Dura Shield is also installed that further protects your feet from dragging on the floor. The traction it has is simply amazing.

Needless to say, the ventilation is also better and keeps your feet cool and dry throughout the session. This prevents blisters and Athlete’s Feet.

Overall, these shoes are light in weight and durable.

Pros:

  • Lightweight, durable and comfortable
  • Dura Shield and premium rubber provides excellent traction to prevent slide
  • 10+ colors to choose from with an updated style
  • Can be used to play volleyball as well

Cons:

  • High price
  • Some people say these shoes fit true to size, but some say they run a bit small

Puma Men’s Invicto Sala

Puma Men’s Invicto Sala

This one is from one of the top three Puma’s shoe models that every player must have and is searching for. It has got the comfort, lightweight and a great touch.

The first catch here is the perfect combination of leather and textile which gives it an elegant touch.

On the top, it features traditional lace-up system and has several small holes which serves the ventilation process.

Its soles are constructed from rubber and provides you with the ultimate stability on any surface you are playing on.

Its toe is also rubber enforces that helps increase your speed and agility.

Because of this, you get a secure grip when making brisk movements. Overall, its performance is exceptionally well on the court.

Pros:

  • Advanced Puma’s design
  • Excellent grip
  • Better ventilation which keeps your feet dry
  • Multiple color options

Cons:

  • Not good for people with wide feet