Defender™ Soccer Balls

The most durable rubber soccer ball you can buy with a cover that’s 2x thicker than a standard ball!

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Item No. 62-233 / Unit: Set of 6 / Availability: In Stock


Our toughest rubber soccer ball features 2 layers of superior rubber paired with premium nylon windings to give this ball double the durability and longevity, no matter the playing surface or intensity of use. 

Quality Construction

Get a rubber ball that's built to last longer than its competitors thanks to a double-layered rubber design. It is particularly optimal for situations in which it will be heavily used, such as in park and rec programs, physical education classes, and recess activities. The ball is waterproof for outdoor use, which means it will stand up to repeated use in the elements. Students can also play with it on asphalt, concrete, or pavement. They will especially appreciate the tacky grip feeling on the ball's cover, which provides better control during play.

The premium nylon windings further enhance the ball’s durability and shape retention.  An internal butyl bladder maximizes air retention to ensure students can pick up the ball and start playing right away.

Size Variety

The ball comes in Size 4 for middle schoolers and Size 5 for high schoolers, which means younger students can benefit from a high-quality ball while still having a size-appropriate option to give them a better chance of success. Older students will appreciate having the larger ball for more official play.

Excellent Organization

Rainbow® Colors make it easy for teachers to split their classes up into different groups for drills and activities according to ball color.

The ultra-convenient VersaBag™ BackSack™, included in the 10-Ball Sets, makes it easy to transport multiple soccer balls at once, while still having your hands free thanks to the backpack-style design.

Defender™ Rubber Soccer Ball Options

Defender™ Rubber Soccer Balls are available in Rainbow® Sets of 6, Individually, or in 10-B all Sets with storage in 2 sizes.


  • Rainbow® Sets
  • Individual Black/White

10-Ball Sets. Include 10 Black/White Balls and a VersaBag™ BackSack™.


  • Size 4
  • Size 5


Sport Tips

Which soccer ball is right for me?

Cover Material

Composite: Offers superior touch and softness. The best for competition.
Polyurethane: Provides a soft touch, with durability and water-resistance. For practice or match play.
PVC: Durable and scuff/water-resistant, but not as soft as polyurethane. For practice and recreation.
Rubber: Waterproof and the most durable, especially on asphalt. Great for institutional use.
Felt/Suede: The softest, friendliest cover material. Exclusively for indoor use.

Bladder Material

C-2: The best touch and rebound, but with improved air-retention due to its mix of carbon and latex.
Latex: Offers superior touch and rebound. Least air-retention quality; requires more frequent filling.
Butyl/Rubber: Retains air exceptionally well and provides uniform pressure dispersion.

Size Recommendations

Size 3: Elementary

Size 4: Middle School

Size 5: Junior High and Up


Size 5: Ages 11 and Up

Size 4: Ages 8 to 11

Size 3:  Ages 8 and Under

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