Glove Grip Guide


There are many types of latex's available on the goalkeeper glove market and it can be confusing to know the benefits and attributes of each type. How durable is it? What is the grip like? How does it perform in the wet? We are here to answer all your questions with our simple guide below.

It is important to note that these ratings are best on the gloves being looked after with our best practice Glove Care guide. Latex is a natural material that will be subject to abrasion from the very first use, and as such, the durability in particular may vary depending how well this is followed and the type of surface you play on.


Dry Weather: 10/10

Wet Weather: 9/10

Durability: 8/10

Contact is a latex that delivers pro grade grip in dry conditions while still performing very well in the wet providing you look after and towel excess water (as you should with any glove). It is the go to match-day latex for many of our professionals and is used across every tier of English football.

Aqua Latex (Wet Weather)

Dry Weather: 7/10

Wet Weather: 10/10

Durability: 8/10

Aqua is a Latex that delivers unrivalled grip in extreme wet weather conditions, without the need of excess drying with a towel. It is crucial you keep the latex wet/damp during use in dry conditions to avoid excess latex deterioration. A great latex and always a good idea to have a pair of aqua gloves in your bag just in case the heavens open.

Quartz Latex

Dry Weather: 9/10

Wet Weather: 7/10

Durability: 10/10

Quartz latex is a great "all-rounder" that would be well placed as an in-between of Giga and Contact. It demonstrates very good grip in the dry, good in wet conditions and also shows solid durability. 

Mega Grip

Dry Weather: 7/10

Wet Weather: 6/10

Durability: 6/10


Dry Weather: 6/10

Wet Weather: 6/10

Durability: 4/10

Giga Grip

Dry Weather: 7/10

Wet Weather: 7/10

Durability: 7/10