World Cup Cleats – Fit for Kids?

WorldCup2014The glitz of World Cup 2014 might make a kid want the jerseys or shoes their favorite players are wearing. The shirts? No problem. But soccer footwear is a different story. Cleats are spare, no arch support, practically no cushion. Which may be ideal for pros needing fewer ounces on their feet for speed. But, given the many hours our growing kids run on hard turf makes fitting the cleat uber important.FTSscreenshot.soccer

 

In this From The Sidelines column I wrote for ParentMap following a rough experience with my own son during State Cup, we explain how to best fit our own youth players.

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