Buy A Footbag

Written by Diane Sievert
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There are several things to consider before you buy a footbag. Different versions of footbag play require different kinds of equipment. Also, the best footbag for a beginner isn't necessarily the best choice for a more advanced player.

Tips on How to Buy a Footbag

If you're just looking for something to kick about in a circle with friends, almost anything labeled a footbag or hacky sack will do. It's also good to know the difference between the two. A "Hacky Sack" is a specific, trademarked brand of "footbag."

If you want to buy a footbag for advanced freestyle, there are a few things you should look for. Good freestyle bags will be made with thirty-two panels of "facile" material. These footbags are generally filled with either plastic beads or sand.

If you want to buy a footbag for footbag net, you'll want a different kind of footbag. There are footbags designed specifically for playing net, but they're not always easy to find. To get a bag designed for net, your best bet is checking online.


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