Mens Volleyball Shoes ASICS GEL-Netburner MT Review
The ASICS GEL-Netburner Ballistic MT mid top mens volleyball shoes are an improved version of the already popular and highly rated ASICS GEL-Volleycross Revolution series shoes. Once again ASICS brings together its advanced DNA running shoe technologies with shoe functions and features developed specifically for volleyball. Comfort, durability and breath-ability are achieved with a newly designed upper that utilizes a combination of synthetic leather, polyurethane and air mesh materials. Stability and support for the GEL-Netburner Ballistic is incorporated using familiar ASICS technologies like the Trusstic System enhanced sole and the GEL cushioning system embedded in the fore and rear foot areas. See full list of features below.
- Foot forming upper designed with a blend of synthetic materials that help to ensure a secure fit along with flex and stretch comfort
- Ample rearfoot & forefoot GEL cushioning helps to attenuate high impact shock
- Midfoot enhanced torsion stability and arch support enabled by the midsole infused Trusstic system
- FluidRide midsole material provides bounce back and helps extend the life of the midsole
- NC Rubber outsole utilizes natural rubber for enhance floor traction and grip
- ASICS high abrasion rubber integrated into critical areas of the outsole adds durability
- Weight range varies between 10 – 12 oz. depending on size
Color options for the ASICS GEL-Netburner Ballistic mid top mens volleyball shoes include a conservative Black/Silver, eye catching Flash Orange/Atomic Blue/Midnight, and stand-out Navy/Silver/Electric Blue.
What others are saying
Majority of the available online reviews for the ASICS GEL-Netburner MT mens volleyball shoes consists mostly of four and five star rated positive feedback. “Comfortable” and “good grip” are common feature highlights shared by most reviewers. Several reviewers have noted how the GEL-Netburner MT is able to comfortably accommodate ankle braces. One reviewer suffering from “plantar fasciitis” expressed how these shoes provide excellent arch support. Some reviewers made the switch from Mizuno shoes to the GEL-Netburner MT because of the convenient sizing options for wide feet. Although volleyball is the primary target market for the ASICS Gel-Netburner MT, racquetball, pickle ball and even ping pong players have expressed a positive experience with the GEL-Netburner MT.
The most common criticisms for the GEL-Netburner MT revolve around fit and sizing issues. The shoe was either too roomy or not wide enough for a typical 4E accustomed foot. Overall comfort was an issue for at least one reviewer who stated how sore their feet were after playing only two games of volleyball. Another reviewer stated dissatisfaction with unfulfilled expectations when considering the higher end price of the GEL-Netburner MT. The same reviewer felt that the ASICS GEL-Netburner was not as good as the ASICS GEL-Volleycross.
Based on the majority positive reviews, the ASICS GEL-Netburner Ballistic MT mid top mens volleyball shoes have been a well-received top performer on the volleyball court. Fitness enthusiasts from other sports have also found the GEL-Netburner MT to be a good fit for their respective indoor and outdoor non volleyball focused activities.
Where to Buy
Most major sports retailers carry the ASICS GEL-Netburner Ballistic MT mens volleyball shoes either through online or traditional brick and mortar outlets. When comparing the options available online, amazon.com still continues to provide the overall best sizing variety, price and available color options.