Who should buy the Asics Gel Dedicate 6

Beginner and recreational players focused on taking their play to the next level are treated to the revamped all-court marvel, the Asics Gel Dedicate 6. It is a solid option if you:

  • Need a shoe that highlights underfoot cushioning and delivers comfort even during prolonged rallies.
  • Prefer a shoe that is created with Gel technology and offers shock absorption and responsive ride during repetitive training and tourneys.

Asics Gel Dedicate 6 logo

Excellent traction

Taking up the entire expanse is a noteworthy type of rubber that’s devised to hold up well on varying court conditions. Like most of the all-court tennis trainers by Asics, this profile is made with a modified herringbone tread pattern for improved traction, be it on clay or hardcourt.

Asics Gel Dedicate 6 rubber outsole

Lightweight structure

Despite its lightweight structure, this cushioned tennis trainer doesn’t fall short in offering lateral stability. Connecting the forefoot and rearfoot is a midfoot chassis called Trusstic System. 

Asics Gel Dedicate 6 Lightweight structure

It inhibits foot rotation even at top speed. This piece of technology is crafted to keep the foot planted on the ground during sudden stops. It doesn’t only grant support but protection against foot distress. 

Comfortable cushioning

The leading attributes that allow this shoe to deliver comfort even during long rallies are the Gel tech and EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) foam. The decades-old Gel innovation by Asics is present in the forefoot and rearfoot. These soft silicone-produced cushioning devices receive and soften the blows every time the foot lands on the ground. 

Asics Gel Dedicate 6  Comfortable cushioning

EVA-composed foam and sockliner

Complementing this spec is the EVA-composed foam and sockliner. These materials are meant to transport added underfoot support and impact protection. The sockliner molds to the contours of the foot. It is interchangeable to accommodate custom orthotics.

Asics Gel Dedicate 6 EVA-composed foam and sockliner

Breathable upper

The enhanced aesthetic of the Asics Gel Dedicate 6.0 is due to the combination of textile, mesh, and synthetics. The mesh detailing is affixed on the outer membrane to allow the shoe to breathe throughout the heated drills and matches. The synthetic overlay is meant to impart stability. A fabric lining is added for step-in comfort.

Asics Gel Dedicate 6 Breathable upper

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 12.3oz / Women 9.5oz
Update: Asics Gel Dedicate 7
Shoe Type: All Court
Collection: Asics Gel, Asics Gel Dedicate
Features: Lightweight
Construction: Cushioned
Material: Synthetic upper

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Brenton Barker
Brenton Barker

Brenton is an Australian with 20 years of experience coaching WTA and ATP professional tennis players, whom have won a total of 10 international professional Tournaments. Brenton holds a Degree in Sports Coaching and was the former Head Tennis Coach at the Japanese Government Sports Science Institute. Brenton was also a former Manager & Head Coach of Australia’s Governing Sporting Body, Tennis Australia, and has been a Dunlop International Advisory Board Member since 2010. Additionally, Brenton was the Head of Player development for World No 7 and two-time Grand Slam Champion Johan Kriek.