AG soccer cleats are an abbreviation for artificial ground soccer cleats. As the name suggests, these cleats are designed to give improved mobility to players when they are on an artificial turf field. AG cleats have lots of studs on the bottom of the shoe, though they are smaller than the studs on [FG cleats](https://soccerwearhouse.com/collections/firm-ground-soccer-cleats).
Amature soccer players can try to wear AG soccer cleats on a traditional firm ground field, but they may experience more slipping. Players at the highest level of their game should stick to AG cleats on artificial turf and other types of cleats for their respective field type.
Compared to artificial grass soccer cleats, FG soccer cleats have slightly longer studs to provide more grip in the dirt and mud. If FG cleats are worn on artificial turf, the turf may be damaged. This shouldn't be a problem for younger players, but be sure to check with your coach or referee if you are unsure.
Like most other types of soccer cleats, some of the most popular brands of AG soccer cleats include Nike, Adidas, and Puma. You’ll find countless brands of AG cleats wherever you look, so be sure to pick a pair that suits your preferences.
Yes! Similar to all other types of cleats, there are child sized varieties of artificial grass soccer cleats. Be sure to choose a size that will fit your son or daughter before placing your order.
Turf is technically a type of artificial grass, but the two terms do represent different surfaces. Artificial grass is a much higher quality surface to play on, as it better replicates real grass. Turf has much more of a “fake” feeling to it. Players will wear cleats with slightly deeper studs when they play on AG.