What are the best kids badminton shoes to go for? As a specialist retailer, we stock ,ost of the ones that are currently available. Some of them, especially the Asics ones, can double up for squash courts as well. The important thing is the grip you can get from the "gum soles" that are a characteristic of both baminton and squash shoes. You should not let young players (or indeed any players) play in general trainers as they are them bound top slip and fall.