Volleyball Guide: Everything You Need For the 2016 Season

Volleyball Guide: Everything You Need For the 2016 Season


With volleyball season right around the corner, it’s time to snag all of the top gear to get you ready for action this year. No matter what your brand preference is, Eastbay has you covered. Whether it’s your first season or your final season, make it one to remember.

Get your shoes, ankle braces, backpack, and everything else you need to be at your best on the court this season.

Nike Hyperspike

Nike Hyperspike

The Nike Hyperspike is a high-performance, lightweight volleyball shoe designed for all player types and positions. The shoe features Flywire 3.0 technology that provides a breathable fit and locks the foot down. A Nike Zoom unit offers impact protection and comfort on every rally.

The Hyperspike has been a fan favorite with customers and was popular at AAU Nationals this year. Whether you’re a setter, hitter, blocker, or libero, the Nike Hyperspike provides the traction you need to be in the right place and make the big play whenever you are called upon.

Mizuno Stars and Stripes

Mizuno Wave Lightning Z2 ‘Stars and Stripes’

Bring some electricity to the court with these high-flying volleyball shoes. The Wave Lightning Z2 is the shoe of choice for Mizuno athlete Jordan Larson. The Stars and Stripes colorway will be featured throughout this summer’s competitions and is a perfect show of patriotism when you’re on the court.

Jordan Larson and her team will be playing at the sport’s pinnacle this summer, but the Mizuno Wave Lightning Z2 has you covered for every game this season.

Mizuno Bolt Backpack

Mizuno Bolt Backpack

Pair your Mizuno shoes with this Mizuno backpack that is designed specifically for volleyball. The backpack has two compartments, perfect for storing your shoes, braces, knee pads, and everything else you need for long road trips and all-day tournaments.

Mizuno DXS2 Ankle Brace

Get style and functionality from your shoes, but don’t forget to grab ankle braces to protect yourself from injury. The Mizuno DXS2 Ankle Brace is the leading brace. It provides freedom of movement, but it also has plenty of stability and support coming from three different belts.

Optional side support inserts offer increased lateral stability. The brace is equipped with antibacterial and deodorizing functions to keep it fresh. Some girls are staying away from ankle braces to keep their ankle strength strong, but if you’re going to wear ankles braces, these are the ones to get. The Mizuno DXS2 helps keep your ankles safe from injury so that you can dominate on the court all season long.


Asics GEL-Tactic

The GEL-Tactic shoe provides great stability and plush comfort on the court so that you can be at your best in any situation. The shoe provides a great fit, lasting durability, good traction, and lightweight flexibility.

The Rearfoot GEL Cushioning System provides comfort on every jump, and the Trusstic System reduces the weight of the sole unit. The combination results in a lightweight, comfy shoe that allows you to track down any ball and make every play this season.

adidas Energy Volley 2

adidas Energy Volley Boost 2

Rise above the net and dominate the match with the adidas Energy Volley Boost 2 that focuses on giving your game a boost. The full-length Boost foam midsole provides great energy return, allowing you to get off the floor quickly for blocks and kills. The Boost technology has been highly successful in running and basketball shoes, so integrating the technology into volleyball shoes is exciting.

The shoe also features a number of lockdown features, like an anti-slip liner and a Sprint Plate that keep the foot in place and stabilize you during every jump.


The bottom line is that Eastbay has everything you need to dominate this season with a huge selection of volleyball shoes and gear. Get the best to be the best because this is your year. It’s time to prove your doubters wrong.

Use what they say to fuel your fire. They say you can’t. Show them you can. Conquer your can’t.